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CNN Punished Its Own Journalist for Fulfilling a Core Duty of Journalism
CNN yesterday suspended its global affairs correspondent, Elise Labott, for two weeks for the crime of posting a tweet critical of the House vote to ban Syrian refugees . Whether by compulsion or choice, she then groveled in apology. This is the original tweet along with her subsequent expression...
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Leaked Emails From Pro-Clinton Group Reveal Censorship of Staff on Israel, AIPAC Pandering, Warped Militarism
Leaked internal emails from the powerful Democratic think tank Center for American Progress (CAP) shed light on several public controversies involving the organization, particularly in regard to its positioning on Israel. They reveal the lengths to which the group has gone in order to placate AIPAC...
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Why Is The Daily Beast’s Russia Critic Silent About So Many Hideous Abuses?
A comprehensive review by The Intercept of the writings of Sam Charles Hamad — author of this Daily Beast article accusing the “global left” of remaining “silent” on abuses by Russia — reveals that he has been completely silent, shockingly and appallingly so, about the following wide array of...
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Why Is the U.S. Refusing An Independent Investigation If Its Hospital Airstrike Was An “Accident”?
In Geneva this morning, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) demanded a formal, independent investigation into the U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Kunduz. The group’s international president, Dr. Joanne Liu (pictured above, center), specified that the inquiry should be convened pursuant to war-crime-...
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'The Snowden Treaty': Pact to End Mass Spying Would Honor NSA Whistleblower
Edward Snowden, Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald, and David Miranda propose new pact for global privacy rights
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Jorge Ramos Commits Journalism, Gets Immediately Attacked by Journalists
The Republican presidential candidate leading every poll, Donald Trump, recently unveiled his plan to forcibly deport all 11 million human beings residing in the U.S. without proper documentation, roughly half of whom have children born in the U.S. (and who are thus American citizens). As George...
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The Puritanical Glee Over the Ashley Madison Hack
High school students have long read The Scarlet Letter , the 1850 novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne set in a Puritanical Massachusetts town in the mid-17th Century. It chronicles the life of a woman who is found to have committed adultery (on her long-presumed-lost-at-sea husband); as punishment, she is...
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New Details of XKeyscore Revealed: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications
The reach and potency NSA surveillance instrument is astonishing
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Today’s Court Ruling, Though Expected, is Still Shocking – Especially for Those Who Grew Up LGBT in the US
By a 5-4 majority, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that laws denying same-sex couples the right to marry violate the “due process” and “equal protection” guarantees of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution. With or without the court ruling, full-scale marriage equality was an...
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Spy Agency's Secret Plans to Foster Online "Conformity" and "Obedience" Exposed
Internal memo from secretive British spy unit exposes how GCHQ and NSA used human psychological research to create sophisticated online propaganda tools
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