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Amy Goodman: NOAM CHOMSKY – The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine

The media operate through 5 filters: ownership, advertising, the media elite, flak and the common enemy

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Amy Goodman: Voices from Puerto Rico’s Students Leading an Anti-Austerity Movement

Puerto Rican college students have been waging a series of demonstrations to protest austerity measures they say endanger the higher education system

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Amy Goodman: Michigan’s Water Wars

In October 2014, General Motors recognized the Flint water was corroding its engines. They got permission from the city’s unelected emergency manager—who was appointed by Republican Governor Rick Snyder—to disconnect from Flint’s water and go back to Detroit water. It would be another year before the people of Flint were finally allowed to disconnect from Read more…

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Amy Goodman: Backlash Against TPP Grows as Leaked Text Reveals Increased Corporate Control of Public Health

Newly revealed details of the draft show the TPP would give major pharmaceutical companies more power over public access to medicine and weaken public healthcare programs

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Amy Goodman: As Video Exposes Walter Scott Police Killing, Why Is the Man Who Filmed Eric Garner’s Death in Jail?

Inteview with Ramsey Orta’s aunt, Lisa Mercado, as well as Orta family attorneys, William Aronin and Ken Perry

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Amy Goodman: RIP Danny Schechter: Media Pioneer Who Covered Apartheid South Africa, Occupy & Kissinger

We speak with two close colleagues and friends of the pioneering author, filmmaker and media reform activist Danny Schechter

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Amy Goodman: Greatest Curbs on Voting Rights Since Reconstruction

In a week marking the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, Mississippi was in the news when African-American voters crossed party lines to help Republican Sen. Thad Cochran narrowly defeat a tea party challenger

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Amy Goodman: Stanford Divests

Student-led movement forces elite school to pull its money from coal companies

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Amy Goodman: Gravest Crisis Since Cold War?

The United States and the European Union are warning Russia not to annex Crimea after voters there overwhelmingly backed a referendum to leave Ukraine

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Amy Goodman: 398 Youth Arrested at Anti-Keystone Protest

398 opponents of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline were arrested in front of the White House in what could be the largest youth sit-in on the environment in a generation

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