WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange is expelled from the Ecuadorian Embassy and arrested by British police. Screenshot of Ruptly coverage.
11 Apr 2019

Justice Department Charges Julian Assange With Computer Crime But Alleges Conspiracy To Abet Espionage

The Justice Department dramatically escalated its political prosecution of WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange, alleging he abetted the disclosure of classified information.

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10 Apr 2019

Pentagon Contracts Show US Army Subsidized Production Of National Geographic’s ‘Long Road Home’

Production assistance agreements released by the Defense Department show the United States military used taxpayer money to subsidize part of the production of the National Geographic series, “The Long Road Home,” and a companion documentary.

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Photos from the rally against the proposed Kinder Morgan oil pipeline on Burnaby Mountain. Monday, November 17th, 2014. Photo by Mark Klotz on Flickr.
09 Apr 2019

Washington Appeals Court: Evidence May Prove Climate Action Against Tar Sands Pipeline Was Necessary

A WA appeals court concluded a trial court violated climate activist Kenneth Ward’s constitutional rights by prohibiting him from presenting a necessity defense.

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09 Apr 2019

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Change’ By Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples’ forthcoming album features the lead single “Change,” a bluesy call to action that highlights issues, such as inequality and gun violence.

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Photo by Claudette Begin, CUE Teamsters Local 2010, via Flickr.
04 Apr 2019

Anti-Union University Administrations Fight Surge In Graduate Student Worker Organizing

Since the National Labor Relations Board ruled graduate student workers at private universities can unionize, a surge in organizing has faced persistent union-busting.

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Neil Gorsuch, nominee for Associate Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court, and President Donald Trump, via the official White House YouTube page.
03 Apr 2019

Supreme Court Deems Torture Of Prisoners During Executions Permissible

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Missouri may use lethal injection against a prisoner with a medical condition that will cause him to choke to death on his blood.

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02 Apr 2019

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Try It, You’ll Like It’ By Marvin Gaye

“You’re The Man,” the long-shelved album from Marvin Gaye, is the work of an artist with a golden voice, who struggled with both personal demons and the demons plaguing the country in which he lived. One of the most uplifting and sublime protest anthems on the album is “Try It, You’ll Like It.”

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Chelsea Manning. Photo by joltcan on Flickr.
02 Apr 2019

Chelsea Manning’s Attorneys Challenge Prolonged Solitary Confinement, Demand Her Release From Jail

Chelsea Manning remains in conditions of prolonged solitary confinement, and her attorneys argue she should be released from jail pending her appeal.

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01 Apr 2019

Interview With Journalist Aaron Maté: On The Collapse Of Russiagate Conspiracy Theory

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola were joined by journalist Aaron Maté to talk about the end of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Maté, a contributor to The Nation, was one of the few journalists who consistently questioned the Trump-Russia narrative.

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28 Mar 2019

Interview With Journalist Ben Norton: Media Myths Versus Reality In Venezuela

Journalist Ben Norton, who helps run The Grayzone, was in Venezuela for nearly 4 weeks from early February to early March. He talks with us about what he saw on the ground and how what he witnessed compares to what is reported in Western establishment news media.

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