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The Dissenter

24 Apr 2019

‘Pod Save The World’ And Their Awful Discussion Of Case Against Julian Assange

President Donald Trump’s Justice Department will need the rhetorical support of liberal Democrats to succeed in prosecuting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Ben Rhodes, former deputy national security advisor for strategic communications, and Tommy Vietor, former national security spokesperson and special assistant to the president, worked in President Barack Obama’s administration.

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24 Apr 2019

Interview With Max Ajl: What Internationalist Green New Deal Would Look Like

For the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Max Ajl, who is a doctoral student in development studies at Cornell University. He speaks to them from Tunisia, where he is conducting research on the environment and agriculture as it relates to decolonization and

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24 Apr 2019

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘All Some Kind Of Dream’ By Josh Ritter

Over his two-decade career, Josh Ritter has become a well-respected singer-songwriter known for his narrative lyrics. In “All Some Kind Of Dream,” addressing Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, Josh Ritter balances mournful indictment with hope human compassion will win out in the end.

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Screen shot from the trailer for 2017's "Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House"
23 Apr 2019

Documents Show FBI’s Role In Producing Film On Mark Felt, Who Betrayed Bureau In Watergate Scandal

The FBI contacted producers of “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House,” even though no assistance was initially requested.

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The Bullpen

06 May 2015

#BlackLivesMatter: Ethiopian-Israelis Take To Streets To Protest Discrimination, Police Brutality

{!hitembed ID=”hitembed_1″ width=”500″ height=”281″ align=”none” !} Israel continues to be rocked by protests by Ethiopian Israelis claiming to be facing discrimination in the country due to being black. Protesters and police clashed as protesters blocked roadways and surrounded government buildings leading to multiple arrests and injuries. The protests have drawn international attention

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05 May 2015

The Roundup for May 5th, 2015

{!hitembed ID=”hitembed_1″ width=”350″ height=”263″ align=”right” !} Good day folks! It’s Marx’s birthday! International Politics Overall – Gareth Porter: “Why Iran Must Remain a US Enemy” – The United Nations envoy to Yemen will once again attempt peace talks involving Saudi Arabia and Yemen – The Obama administration is committed to

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05 May 2015

The Roundup for May 5th, 2015

{!hitembed ID=”hitembed_1″ width=”350″ height=”263″ align=”right” !} Good day folks! International Politics Overall – Gareth Porter: “Why Iran Must Remain a US Enemy” – The United Nations envoy to Yemen will once again attempt peace talks involving Saudi Arabia and Yemen – The Obama administration is committed to standing with a

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05 May 2015

Secrecy Around TPP Causing Problems For Obama In Congress

Read & share this important letter: why 5 top experts believe the President's #TPP trade deal must exclude ISDS. http://t.co/CF6matD2a3 — Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) May 2, 2015 The Most Transparent Administration In History™ is running into problems in Congress promoting fast track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) thanks, in part,

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05 May 2015

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Shooting In Texas

#BREAKING Suspects in #GarlandShooting ID: Elton Simpson & Nadir Soofi via @ScottGordonNBC5 http://t.co/aWOoXGFutf pic.twitter.com/GSXukXkUT7 — NBC DFW (@NBCDFW) May 4, 2015 The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a shooting that occurred in Garland, Texas on Sunday outside a Prophet Mohammad Cartoon contest. Two shooters, Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, opened fire

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04 May 2015

The Roundup for May 4th, 2015

{!hitembed ID=”hitembed_1″ width=”350″ height=”263″ align=”right” !} Back to an experimental mood for Break Time, but, if you have a song suggestion, feel free to pitch it! I’ll put it for this week. Surprisingly, I’ve added only one song from Mr. Bungle and the last one was in late 2013. I’ll

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