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Video: Media Blacks Out Edward Snowden’s Talk On COINTELPRO & History Of Mass Surveillance

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GERMANY – Jews Furious At German Politician’s Call To End Nazi Guilt from Yahoo

GERMANY – Jews Furious At German Politician’s Call To End Nazi Guilt Berlin (AFP) – A leading member of German right-wing populist party AfD sparked an outcry Wednesday by criticising the Holocaust memorial in Berlin and calling for the country to stop atoning for its Nazi past. Bjoern Hoecke’s comments also exposed a damaging split […]

Chelsea Manning: Seven Leaks That Rocked The Middle East

An Egyptian protester waves a national flag as Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP/Amr Nabil) (REPORT) — After President Obama commuted the 35-year sentence of US whistleblower Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, bringing her release date forward to 17 May, Middle East Eye […]

Former Intelligence Official: Trump Conflict With Spy Agencies Creates ‘Dangerous Moment’

National Counterterrorism Center Dir. Matthew Olsen testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (ANALYSIS) — The conflict between President-elect Donald Trump and the U.S. intelligence community could have profound repercussions. We spoke recently about the issue to Matthew Olsen, who spent two decades […]

Trump’s Inauguration Weekend Could See Biggest Nationwide Mobilization In US History

Demonstrators holds banners and signs as they protest during a march in downtown Washington in opposition of President-elect Donald Trump, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. (AP/Jose Luis Magana) NEW YORK — As thousands of protesters begin pouring into Washington to protest the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, others have planned simultaneous demonstrations across the […]

As Obama Moves To Free Manning & Rivera, Others Still Hope For Clemency

Marchers carry a large painting of American Indian Leonard Peltier during a “National Day of Mourning,” Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001, in Plymouth, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) NEW YORK — As supporters celebrated the White House’s announcement on Tuesday that President Barack Obama had commuted the sentence of Puerto Rican icon Oscar López Rivera, convicted of […]

Sanders Calls Out Trump’s Billionaire Pick For Education Secretary

Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. (AP/Carolyn Kaster) (ANALYSIS) — One of the reasons Hillary Clinton lost so many votes during the 2016 U.S. Presidential election was her concerning ties to Wall Street. Her buddy […]

Records Show Trump EPA Pick Led Anti-EPA Crusade For Industry Donors

In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator-designate Scott Pruitt answer a reporter’s question during his meeting with Sen. Shelley Moore Capitol, R-W.Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP/Cliff Owen) WASHINGTON (REPORT) — When President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma’s attorney […]

Activists Report Presence Of Missile Launcher At Dakota Access Pipeline

An unconfirmed photo of an Avenger AN/TWQ-1 Air Defense System atop a hill overlooking the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. Standing Rock, ND (ANALYSIS) — Over the last several months, the world has watched the American police state in action as cops from more than a dozen states beat, gassed, pepper sprayed, tasered, shot, and severely […]

Obama Frees Puerto Rican Independence Activist Oscar Lopez Rivera

An archive image of Puerto Rican independentista Oscar Lopez Rivera. (REPORT) — The United States government announced Tuesday the release of Oscar Lopez Rivera, who has been imprisoned in the U.S. for 36 years for his struggle to free Puerto Rico from U.S. colonial rule. Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama commuted Lopez’ sentence, which will […]

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