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Russell Brand Condemns UK’s New Sweeping Surveillance Act

Written by on December 4, 2016 in Government, Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Russell Brand Condemns UK’s New Sweeping Surveillance Act

Snowden rightly called the new act passed in the UK “the most extreme surveillance in the history of western democracy” and Russell Brand looks at why we can kiss citizen privacy goodbye.

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An Open Letter to Steve Bannon, Trump’s Inside Man

An Open Letter to Steve Bannon, Trump’s Inside Man

Steve Bannon, Trump’s inside man, his chief strategist and senior counselor, is different. No question about that. What he creates for Trump and the American people remains to be seen. But when was the last time you saw an anti-mainstream-media man, a virulent ridiculer of major media, a high-profile figure in independent media (Breitbart) sit this close to the president of the United States?

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RT’s Bank Accounts Frozen, Assange’s Internet Cut In Apparent Move to Silence West’s Critics

Written by on October 18, 2016 in Censorship, Government, Internet Control with 0 Comments
RT’s Bank Accounts Frozen, Assange’s Internet Cut In Apparent Move to Silence West’s Critics

On Sunday night, WikiLeaks announced via Twitter that Julian Assange’s Internet connection had been purposely cut in his sanctuary-turned-prison home inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dark Side of Technology and the Human DILEMMA!

CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dark Side of Technology and the Human DILEMMA!

Technology these days means a lot of things to a lot of people, but have we become to entrenched in the dark side of technology? Psychologist Dr. Laurie Nadel weighs in with some sobering statistics in this must-listen episode of #CLN Radio.

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Wikileaks Founder Reveals More Reasons Why the TPP Should Never Become Law

Wikileaks Founder Reveals More Reasons Why the TPP Should Never Become Law

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange knows more about the contents of the TPP than most members of Congress and is doing much more to inform the American public than any of our so-called representatives with the lone exception of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)… Very, considerably larger than NAFTA, it is mostly not about trade. Only five of the twenty-nine chapters are about traditional trade.

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Disposable People: Obama, the TPP & Human Rights Betrayal

Disposable People: Obama, the TPP & Human Rights Betrayal

As we know, Obama turned his back on many in his own party and, in concert with Republicans, forwarded the multinational corporate agenda’s TPP. Since that time, the administration has sunk to new lows in its zeal to finish the deal on the TPP, even allowing one of its members to get away with forced slavery & other human rights violations.

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Recent Congressional News About the TPP

Recent Congressional News About the TPP

“The Commission’s report on the potential economic impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) comes at a turning point in American trade policy. “We all recognize that trade can be beneficial. The issue is not whether Members of Congress such as myself could pass an Econ 101 class, as President George W. Bush’s Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, Gregory Mankiw, recently put it. Instead, the issue is whether we are going to face up to the fact that our trading system today is much more complex than the simplistic trade model presented in an Econ 101 class.

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Government Spying is “Chilling” Writers’ Freedom of Expression (Project Censored #7)

Government Spying is “Chilling” Writers’ Freedom of Expression (Project Censored #7)

Mass surveillance has “badly shaken writers’ faith that democratic governments will respect their rights to privacy and freedom of expression,” according to a January 2015 PEN America report based on the responses of 772 writers from fifty countries. Reporting for Common Dreams, Lauren McCauley covered not only the PEN America report, but also a July 2014 report by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch indicating that US journalists and lawyers increasingly avoid work on potentially controversial topics due to fear of government spying.

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