12 Sep 2019

The Prosecution Against Julian Assange: Where Presidential Candidates Stand

The New York Times asks each 2020 presidential candidate whether they support the charges against Julian Assange and if they believed they were constitutional.

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Rania Khalek (left), Max Blumenthal (center), and Anya Parampil (right) | Source: Facebook
10 Sep 2019

Familiar Faction Of Regime Change Advocates Lash Out At Journalists Reporting From Syria

Journalists Rania Khalek and Max Blumenthal were condemned for traveling to Damascus, Syria, to report on recent developments in the country.

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10 Sep 2019

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Pop Goes The Weapon’ By Prophets Of Rage

The post was originally published at Ongoing History Of Protest Songs. “Warning! The following video contains content that some viewers may not find disturbing. That’s pretty fucked up.” The following quote was part of a social media teaser for the new video for “Pop Goes The Weapon” the latest single

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CLOSE THE CAMPS rally. Photo by Peg Hunter on Flickr.
09 Sep 2019

Court Approves Nationwide Injunction Against Trump Asylum Rule, Acknowledges Harm To Legal Groups

A federal court restored a nationwide injunction against a rule imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration to block asylum seekers.

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06 Sep 2019

American Muslims Claim Victory In Challenging And Exposing Unconstitutional Terrorism Watchlist

In a key victory for American Muslims, a federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia ruled that the terrorism watchlist fails to provide due process and therefore violates the United States Constitution. Judge Anthony Trenga acknowledged the “administrative process” used to place a person in the Terrorist Screening Database

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05 Sep 2019

Verizon Workers File Federal Complaints Against Alleged Racist Workplace Culture

Several workers recently filed equal employment opportunity complaints against Verizon, accusing their employer of racial discrimination and ignoring or retaliating against them for making allegations. Latasha French has worked at a call center in Verizon’ corporate office in Irving, Texas for over 17 years. She recently filed an Equal Employment

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Credit: Free Jeremy Hammond Committee
04 Sep 2019

Justice Department To Force Imprisoned Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond To Testify Against WikiLeaks

The Justice Department transferred imprisoned hacktivist Jeremy Hammond to Virginia to force him to testify before a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks.

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Soledad State Prison (CDCR).
04 Sep 2019

Officials Ignored Warnings Before Massive ‘Gladiator Fight’ At Soledad State Prison In California

Prisoners say the head of California’s prison system was warned the day before hundreds of prisoners were involved in a fight.

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03 Sep 2019

Financiers Of For-Profit Prisons Targeted With ‘Rolling Picket’ Organized By Anti-ICE Activists

Activists in New York organized “rolling picket” and targeted financiers of for-profit prisons, like CoreCivic and GEO Group, that hold detained immigrants.

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FBI Director James Comey. Photo by FBI.
29 Aug 2019

Former FBI Director James Comey Saved By America’s Two-Tiered Justice System Of Prosecuting Leaks

When former FBI director James Comey retained, mishandled, and disseminated certain memos from his meetings with President Donald Trump, he violated FBI and Justice Department policies, as well as the FBI employment agreement he signed, according to the department’s inspector general. However, the inspector general did not recommend prosecution for

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