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    Accuracy.Org

  • Zoom Censors University Event
    “This is a dangerous attack on free speech and academic freedom from Big Tech: Zoom cannot claim veto power over the content of our nation’s classrooms and public events. The threat to democracy is elevated by the fact that Zoom's decision to stamp out discussion of Palestinian freedom comes in... Read more »
  • An Opus Dei Court?
    “Opus Dei uses the Catholic Church for its own ends which are money and power .... Its members form a transnational elite. They seek to colonize the summits of power. They work with stealth -- ‘holy discretion’ -- and practice ‘divine deception,’” Robert Hutchison stated in the introduction to his... Read more »
  • Why Is Barr Prosecuting Catholic Peace Activists?
    As Attorney General, Barr has continued to prosecute seven Catholic activists who attempted to fulfill the Biblical calling to turn swords into plowshares. At their trial last year, they were prevented from mounting a series of defenses, including invoking the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Six of the defendants have sentencing dates currently... Read more »
  • Packing the Court and Filling the Streets
    “As it increasingly appears Mitch McConnell has the votes to proceed with filling Ginsburg’s seat before the election or inauguration, the Democrats must play hard ball. They should pledge that if Joe Biden wins the election and the Democrats assume control of the Senate, they will raise the number of... Read more »
  • VideoStephen Cohen: Russia Expert Who Sought to Listen, not Demonize
    "Stephen Frand Cohen was by many lights the nation's leading and at times most controversial Russia expert. He was emeritus professor of politics and Russian studies at Princeton and, later, New York University where he influenced generations of students." The post Stephen Cohen: Russia Expert Who Sought to Listen, not... Read more »
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    George Monbiot

  • Democratic Revolution
    Full-scale participatory democracy would change everything. It has the same revolutionary potential as the universal franchise and women’s suffrage. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 16th September 2020 It’s…... Read more »
  • Rotten to the Core
    The UK’s economic and political life revolves around corruption. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th September 2020 Fear, shame, embarrassment: these brakes no longer apply. The government has…... Read more »
  • For Your Eyes Only
    The opaque and secretive networks on which Boris Johnson builds his power. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 2nd September 2020 To accumulate power, a government with authoritarian tendencies…... Read more »
  • VideoPopulation Panic
    The obsession with the birthrates of the poor has a grim history, and is used by the rich to transfer blame. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 26th August…... Read more »
  • Finding Our Feet
    Landed power, built on theft, slavery and colonial looting, crushes our freedoms. It is time to reclaim them. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th August 2020 Boris Johnson’s…... Read more »

 

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    Antiwar.com Original

  • WWII Was Not Fought To Save Anyone From Death Camps
    If you were to listen to people justifying WWII today, and using WWII to justify the subsequent 75 years of wars and war preparations, the first thing you would expect to find in reading about what WWII actually was would be a war motivated by the need to save Jews... Read more »
  • How Do Democrats and Republicans Differ on Palestine and Israel?
    The polarized nature of American politics often makes it difficult to address fundamental differences between the country’s two main political rivals, Republicans and Democrats. As each side is intent on discrediting the other at every opportunity, unbiased information regarding the two parties’ actual stances on internal and external issues can... Read more »
  • The Guardian Is Silent About the US Using the Paper To Jail Assange
    Julian Assange is not on trial simply for his liberty and his life. He is fighting for the right of every journalist to do hard-hitting investigative journalism without fear of arrest and extradition to the United States. Assange faces 175 years in a US super-max prison on the basis of... Read more »
  • US War Crimes in Yemen: Stop Looking the Other Way
    The longstanding involvement of the United States in the conflict in Yemen is facing renewed scrutiny. On September 16, State Department officials testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about whether the State Department misled Congress – and the American people – by circumventing controls designed to limit arms sales... Read more »
  • Iraq Daily Roundup: Three Killed
    Three people were killed in new attacks. The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Three Killed appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.... Read more »

 


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    Craig Murray

  • Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 17
    During the hearing of medical evidence the last three days, the British government has been caught twice directly telling important lies about events in Belmarsh prison, each lie proven by documentary evidence. The common factor has been the medical records kept by Dr Daly, head of the jail’s medical services.... Read more »
  • Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 16
    On Wednesday the trap sprang shut, as Judge Baraitser insisted the witnesses must finish next week, and that no time would be permitted for preparation of closing arguments, which must be heard the immediate following Monday. This brought the closest the defence have come to a protest, with the defence... Read more »
  • Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 15
    When Daniel Ellsberg released the Pentagon Papers, the US Government burgled the office of his psychiatrist to look for medical evidence to discredit him. Julian Assange has been obliged to submit himself, while in a mentally and physically weakened state and in conditions of the harshest incarceration, to examination by... Read more »
  • Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 14
    Monday was a frustrating day as the Assange Hearing drifted deep into a fantasy land where nobody knows or is allowed to say that people were tortured in Guantanamo Bay and under extraordinary rendition. The willingness of Judge Baraitser to accept American red lines on what witnesses can and cannot... Read more »
  • Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 13
    Friday gave us the most emotionally charged moments yet at the Assange hearing, showed that strange and sharp twists in the story are still arriving at the Old Bailey, and brought into sharp focus some questions about the handling and validity of evidence, which I will address in comment. NICKY... Read more »

 


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    Pew Research Center – U.S. Politics & Policy

  • Appendix
    In recent years, Pew Research Center has transitioned from probability-based telephone surveys to the American Trends Panel, a probability-based online panel. The transition from phone surveys conducted with an interviewer to online self-administered surveys brings with it the possibility of mode differences – differences arising from the method of interviewing.... Read more »
  • Methodology
    The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in both English... Read more »
  • Acknowledgments
    This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals: Research team Carroll Doherty, Director, Political Research Jocelyn Kiley, Associate Director, Political Research Andrew Daniller, Research Associate Bradley Jones, Research Associate Hannah Hartig, Research Associate Amina Dunn, Research Analyst Hannah Gilberstadt, Research Assistant Ted... Read more »
  • Americans’ Views of Government: Low Trust, but Some Positive Performance Ratings
    For years, public trust in the federal government has hovered at near-record lows. That remains the case today, as the United States struggles with a pandemic and economic recession. The post Americans’ Views of Government: Low Trust, but Some Positive Performance Ratings appeared first on Pew Research Center - U.S.... Read more »
  • Methodology
    The American Trends Panel survey methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection.... Read more »

 


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    KPFA - Against the Grain

  • mp3Fund Drive Special: Protecting Oneself from Toxic Chemicals
    The world around us is increasingly toxic, with 90,000 registered chemicals in the US, most of which have never been tested for their effects on human health. While regulating and banning chemicals and other hazards is ultimately a key political question, physician Ayly Cohen argues that there is a fair... Read more »
  • mp3Fund Drive Special: Linebaugh on Paine
    Acclaimed historian Peter Linebaugh discusses Thomas Paine's critiques of inequality and authoritarianism.... Read more »
  • mp3Overworked and Underworked
    Too many hours, erratic schedules, not enough hours -- and, of course, not enough pay: if you’re a worker in the U.S, time feels like the enemy. Yet, as sociologist Jamie McCallum argues, U.S. workers tend not to see their plight as a collective one and, in a particularly American... Read more »
  • mp3Community-Level Counterterrorism
    “Countering violent extremism” is a U.S. government program aimed at combatting homegrown terrorism. It enlists teachers, service providers, and religious leaders in U.S. communities to monitor and report on young people deemed vulnerable to terrorist radicalization. But according to Nicole Nguyen [1], CVE asks teachers and others to take on... Read more »
  • mp3Alexander Hamilton and the Climate Crisis
    As much of the American West burns, where should leftists struggle in order to halt the worst effects of global warming? Christian Parenti believes, since time is in short supply, that we have no choice but to use the existing institutions of the U.S. state. And to do that, he... Read more »

 


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  • Online Charter Schools Are Not a Solution to Education in a Pandemic
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Florina Rodov Coronavirus and racism combined with online charters would create a plague of injustice that will never be wiped out. “Instead of going to school every morning, what if school could come to you?” an ad asks enticingly, promising students “online personalized learning”... Read more »
  • Why Modi’s Government Is Not Up to the Task
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Prabhat Patnaik A striking aspect of the 24 percent decline in India’s GDP in the first quarter of 2020-21 compared to the previous year’s first quarter is the decline by 10.3 percent in public administration, defense, and other public services. This is a sector where... Read more »
  • Medical Workers of Conviction: Speaking to Cuban Doctors Who Heal the World
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Vijay Prashad In 2004, Dr. José Armando Arronte Villamarín was posted to head a Cuban medical brigade in Namibia. Cuban medical personnel first came to southwest Africa in 1975 alongside Cuban soldiers; the soldiers had arrived there to assist the South West African... Read more »
  • ‘Colossal Backdoor Bailout’: Outrage as Pentagon Funnels Hundreds of Millions Meant for Covid Supplies to Private Defense Contractors
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Guest Post “If you can’t get a Covid test or find an N95, it’s because these contractors stole from the American people to make faster jets and fancy uniforms.” (By: Jake Johnson, Common Dreams) Instead of adhering to congressional intent by... Read more »
  • Will Michele Flournoy Be the Angel of Death for the American Empire?
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Purported to be among Joe Biden’s top picks for Defense Secretary, the longtime supporter of endless war and limitless Pentagon budgets is exactly the wrong choice. If the Democrats manage to push Joe Biden... Read more »

 


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    Global Research

  • Video: Covid-19 and the Derogation of Fundamental Human Rights. Constitutional Lawyer Rocco Galati
    Renowned Canadian Constitutional lawyer Rocco Galati characterizes the COVID Operation as “the biggest example of misinformation and lies on a global scale that we’ve seen.” “The Constitutional challenge that he has filed with the Ontario Superior Court seeks to pull … The post Video: Covid-19 and the Derogation of Fundamental... Read more »
  • Does the PCR Test Detect the Virus?
    “Scientists are doing an awful lot of damage to the world in the name of helping it. I don’t mind attacking my own fraternity because I am ashamed of it.” –Kary Mullis, Inventor of Polymerase Chain Reaction In the US, … The post Does the PCR Test Detect the Virus?... Read more »
  • Sinophobia, Lies and Hybrid War”: The Nation which Unleashed This Plague…” according to Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly
    This article was originally published on Asia Times. It took one minute for President Trump to introduce a virus at the virtual 75th UN General Assembly, blasting “the nation which unleashed this plague onto the world”. And then … The post Sinophobia, Lies and Hybrid War”: The Nation which Unleashed This Plague…” according... Read more »
  • Assange’s Thirteenth Day at the Old Bailey: Mental Health, Managed Risk and Publication Chronologies
    The lion’s share of today’s Old Bailey proceedings in Julian Assange’s extradition trial was spent on battles over mental health and dire risk.  The prosecution continued its attempt to minimise the dangers facing Assange were he to be extradited to … The post Assange’s Thirteenth Day at the Old Bailey:... Read more »
  • Mali Opens Its Doors to Russia
    With strict pressure from the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the August coup leaders have installed an interim government that will run state affairs until next elections. Plucked from obscurity, the former Defense … The post Mali Opens Its Doors to Russia appeared... Read more »
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    Institute for Policy Studies

  • Inequality and COVID-19 in 13 Charts
    A new data visualization series illustrates how the pandemic and flawed policy responses have widened long-standing economic, racial, and gender divides. The post Inequality and COVID-19 in 13 Charts appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »
  • Let’s Start Debating What Deeply Dooms Democracy: Concentrated Wealth
    Why we need to shove inequality onto America's political center stage. The post Let’s Start Debating What Deeply Dooms Democracy: Concentrated Wealth appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »
  • America’s Global Reputation Isn’t Bouncing Back Anytime Soon
    Even if Trump loses, his administration may have permanently damaged our standing abroad. But there’s a silver lining: it makes Trumpism an ideological dead-end. The post America’s Global Reputation Isn’t Bouncing Back Anytime Soon appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »
  • VideoGinsburg Would Want Women to Fight, Not Despair
    The late justice dedicated her career to women and other marginalized Americans, and we owe her the same faith she had in us. The post Ginsburg Would Want Women to Fight, Not Despair appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »
  • Remembering Bill Gates Sr.
    He believed the estate tax was an "economic opportunity recycling program." The post Remembering Bill Gates Sr. appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.... Read more »