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There’s still little evidence that Russia’s 2016 social media efforts did much of anything
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What we actually know about the Russian activity on Facebook and Twitter: It was often modest, heavily dissociated from the campaign itself and minute in the context of election social media efforts. Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released ...[Read more]
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How Corbyn has inspired young Italians to launch their own Momentum
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A new movement has sprung up in Italy called “Potere al Popolo” (Power to the People), taking inspiration from the new left in Europe, in particular Momentum and the transformation of Labour under Jeremy Corbyn. Founded last month at a meeting in Rome ...[Read more]
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Green Party Candidates Arrested, Shackled to Chairs For 8 Hours After Trying to Enter Hofstra Debate
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Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein and vice-presidential candidate Cheri Honkala were arrested Tuesday as they attempted to enter the grounds of the presidential debate site at Hofstra University. Like other third-party candidates, Stein was bloc ...[Read more]
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Liberals Channel McCarthyism As Russia Investigation Targets Jill Stein
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Russian collusion clown show has taken another wild turn. The Senate Intelligence Committee wants the Jill Stein presidential campaign to turn over documents to see if the Green Party candidate was indeed an agent of Russia. Buzzfeed reported on this yest ...[Read more]
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Trump had fewer deportations than Obama’s first year
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Despite President Trump's tough-on-immigration rhetoric, there were around 177,000 fewer deportations this year than in 2009, Obama's first year in office. That number is lower than any year during Obama's presidency, according to Immigration and Customs ...[Read more]
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Alex Salmond RT show to be probed by Ofcom
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THE broadcasting watchdog has launched an investigation into Alex Salmond’s TV show. Ofcom is examining whether the former First Minister’s debut on a Kremlin propaganda channel breached guidelines on accuracy and “materially misled” viewers. The ...[Read more]
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Special Counsel Investigating Trump Campaign Has Deep Ties to the Deep State
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Former FBI agent and 9/11 whistleblower Coleen Rowley says former FBI head Robert Mueller, now appointed to investigate the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, participated in covering up the pre 9/11 role of the U.S. intelligence agencies and the Bush Admin ...[Read more]
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Leaked memos reveal GCHQ efforts to keep mass surveillance secret
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The UK intelligence agency GCHQ has repeatedly warned it fears a "damaging public debate" on the scale of its activities because it could lead to legal challenges against its mass-surveillance programmes, classified internal documents reveal. Memos contai ...[Read more]
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Yes, the FBI is America’s secret police
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In order to boost the credibility of the FBI’s investigations of the Trump team, much of the media is whitewashing the bureau’s entire history. But the FBI has been out of control almost since its birth. A 1924 American Civil Liberties Union report wa ...[Read more]
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Newly Declassified Documents: Gorbachev Told NATO Wouldn’t Move Past East German Border
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Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was given a host of assurances that the NATO alliance would not expand past what was then the East German border in 1990 according to new declassified documents. ...[Read more]
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British Government loses key Brexit bill vote
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In a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May, MPs voted to give Parliament a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal struck with Brussels. The government had argued this would jeopardise its chances of delivering a smooth departure from the EU. Desp ...[Read more]
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