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The Dissenter

15 Jul 2011

The Criminalization of Palestinian Solidarity Activism by the US, Israel

(photo: gnuckx) Earlier in the week, it was reported that Israel passed a law punishing people who advocate for a boycott of the settlements. The law is definitely not only a blow to freedom of speech in Israel but also another act of repression against Palestinian solidarity activism in Israel.

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15 Jul 2011

What’s Past is Prologue: the Case of COINTELPRO

BORDC has produced a powerful short video to explain the history of political repression by the FBI.

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15 Jul 2011

Julian Assange in Press Conference after His Extradition Appeal Hearing

Video from Russia Today of a press conference that Julian Assange and Kristinn Hrafnsson, WikiLeaks spokesperson. RT claims not a lot of press organizations were there to cover the press conference.

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15 Jul 2011

Julian Assange in Press Conference After His Extradition Appeal Hearing

Here is video from Russia Today of a press conference that Julian Assange and Kristinn Hrafnsson, WikiLeaks spokesperson. RT claims not a lot of press organizations were there to cover the press conference. Part 1 Part 2 Assange, while commenting on the normal array of issues he normally comments on,

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Prison Protest

The Bullpen

29 Jul 2011

America Unmoored – Elite Failure Leads to Utter Confusion

I’m not a big Charlie Cook fan, and I think he’s deeply confused about economics in this post. But I feel like he definitely gets it right about the era we’re heading into. Over the course of history, Congress and the White House have seen highs and lows. Times that

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29 Jul 2011

Obama About to Speak on Debt Limit Crisis

The President is about to speak before the nation “on the status of the debt limit negotiations.” You can watch it live here. Earlier today, in a speech on the floor of the Senate, Harry Reid said he would introduce his version of a debt limit bill today, unable to

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29 Jul 2011

The Economy Is Sick: Austerity Is Not the Cure

It’s not just that GDP growth for the second quarter came in under expectations, it’s that GDP for the first quarter was massively revised downward. The U.S. economy came perilously close to flat-lining in the first quarter and grew at a meager 1.3 percent annual rate in the April-June period

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29 Jul 2011

Boehner FAIL: Withdraws Debt Limit Bill After Futile Late-Night Arm-Twisting

I made a big mistake yesterday. I was under the misapprehension that John Boehner could count. I humbly apologize. It won’t happen again. As it turns out, he could not count to 216, and has to set about finding a bill that will get him there. I’m not sure it

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28 Jul 2011

The Roundup for July 28, 2011

While we wait for John Boehner to emerge triumphant from the House cloak room carrying a baseball bat or to slink out of the chamber like Willy Loman, let’s go over the rest of the day: • Boehner considers how the rating agencies judge his bill to be “beyond my

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28 Jul 2011

Boehner Has a Sad

It wouldn’t be John Boehner without some tears being shed, and that’s what happened yesterday. At a meeting of the House Republican freshmen and their leaders on Wednesday, there wasn’t a dry eye in the room — including the speaker’s. Representative Martha Roby of Alabama had just finished reading an

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