Category: Repression

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Chris Hedges: Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America

Chris Hedges gave this speech Saturday at the Sauk County Fairgrounds in Baraboo, Wis.

Preeti Kaur: Accountability: Light and Shadows

For too much time two consecutive U.S. governments have been able to conceal much of what happened “in the shadows of the intelligence world”

Nadia Prupis: FBI Launches Facial Recognition Program

Bureau calls system “fully operational” despite one-fifth false positive rate

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Kathy Kelly: Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

In January of 2004 I visited “Bucca Camp,” a U.S.-run POW camp named for a firefighter lost in the 2001 collapse of New York’s World Trade Center.  Located near the isolated port city of Umm Qasr, in southern Iraq, the network of tent prisons had been constructed by U.S. Coalition authorities. Friends of five young men thought Read more…

Manos Cizek: Inmate No Longer Here

Interview on Occupy and the struggle for prison justice: ‘We’re going to see a big movement. It’s coming, that’s clear’

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Edward Snowden: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Isn’t Telling The Truth About Mass Surveillance

Like many nations around the world, New Zealand over the last year has engaged in a serious and intense debate about government surveillance

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Paul Street: And Then Came Sharpton: Helping Keep Blacks in Their Place

The Black residents of Ferguson, Missouri, a predominantly Black St. Louis suburb, were injured and insulted in at least eight key ways this summer

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Danny Schechter: Oh, Ye Masters of War: Marking 9/11 Again With A New Dragon To Slay

As 9/11 makes its annual calendar turn, let’s understand who has benefited from the Terror wars and who hasn’t

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Peter Dreier: Emmett Till, Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle for Racial Justice

The crusade for racial justice is multifaceted and has a broad agenda

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Joe Emersberger: We Are All Oceanians Now

We don’t need to urgently debate how to defeat ISIS any more than “we” ever had to urgently debate how to depose Assad, Gadaffi, Hussein or any other former ally of the West

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