Category: Civil Liberties

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David Swanson: Public Says No to Silencing Prisoners’ Speech

I would not have guessed that people cared so much and so well about U.S. prisoners

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Julian Assange: ‘I hope there’s much still to come’

he Wikileaks co-founder says the internet can be both a tool of political empowerment and the road to dystopia

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David Swanson: On Killing Trayvons

Stand-your-ground murders are facilitated by racism; and racist propaganda that blames the victims protects the killers after the fact

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Laura Poitras: Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of Spying

The most striking thing Snowden has revealed is the depth of what the NSA and the Five Eyes countries [Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Great Britain, and the U.S.] are doing

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Paul Street: Civil Unrest?

We all need some civil unrest – a lot actually, on a mass scale, each and every day

Pablo Mukherjee: The Siege of Jadavpur – A Global Story

It is far from coincidental that this rot from the top is always accompanied by the entrenchment of a culture of violence on campus, of which sexual assaults on women students is one telling example

James Risen: James Risen Prepared to “Pay Any Price” to Report on War on Terror

“Interview on the homeland security-industrial complex”

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Anthony Arnove: The “War of Terror” Decade

A look back at the 10 years since the September 11 attacks–and how politicians have used the tragedy

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Glenn Greenwald: Why Privacy Matters

A society in which people can be monitored at all times is a society that breeds conformity and obedience and submission, which is why every tyrant, the most overt to the most subtle, craves that system.

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Norman Solomon: Risen’s New Book Exposes the “War on Terror”

No single review or interview can do justice to “Pay Any Price”

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