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New Documentary ‘Risk’ Renews Attention To ‘Political Prisoner’ Julian Assange May 25, 2016
The Oscar-winning filmmaker also revealed that she is under investigation by the U.S. government as an ‘anti-U.S.’ filmmaker.
Israeli Defense Forces General Likens Israel To 1930s Germany On Holocaust Remembrance Day
‘[I]f there is anything that frightens me in remembrance of the Holocaust, it is noticing horrific processes which developed … in Germany – 70, 80, and 90 years ago, and finding evidence of them here among us in the year 2016,’ Maj. Gen. Yair Golan told an audience earlier this month.
Former US Intelligence Analyst Praises Whistleblower Edward Snowden
After Snowden revealed that the U.S. was conducting surveillance on millions of people around the world, ‘I began questioning the morality of my work,’ wrote the former military intelligence analyst in a recent editorial.
WikiLeaks’ Assange, Civil Rights Lawyers & Activists Mourn ‘Campaigner For Justice’ Michael Ratner
Michael Ratner was ‘an activist and role model for many lawyers around the world,’ said one colleague who helped his historic defense of the civil rights of Guantanamo inmates.
Trolling Her Way To The White House?: Clinton-Linked PAC Launches $1M Campaign Against Trump & ‘Bernie Bros’
Even as Clinton calls for campaign finance reform, one activist accused the PAC of ‘exploiting a loophole in campaign finance law’ that permits this kind of aggressive social media campaign.
FBI & DOJ Defend Secrecy Of WikiLeaks Investigation In 113-Page Court Filing
The FBI and Justice Department called Chelsea Manning’s Freedom of Information Act request ‘a quintessential example of an improper attempt to use FOIA to force the government to open its investigative files to public inspection.’
Vision 2030: Saudi Arabia Takes Desperate Measures To Break Its ‘Oil Addiction’
Amid forecasts that the Saudi economy will collapse by 2020 on falling oil prices, the oppressive Gulf kingdom with a history of brutal human rights violations plans to become a tourist destination.
Hillary Clinton’s Corporate Cronyism
When it comes to Clinton’s success in politics, journalist Abby Martin warns: “Her conservative past is more tied to her rise than she wants you to know.”
Why Every President Since Truman Has Been An Israel Hawk
Despite the language featured in our own founding documents, the U.S. has aided Israel in denying those same guarantees of human rights and dignity to Palestinians for decades.
Israeli News Program Pulls Back The Curtain On Beloved General’s Sordid Past
Perhaps it should come as no surprise that Israel, a country founded on violence, mass expulsion and racism, has elevated a violent sexual predator and mafia associate to its national pantheon.