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The Revolutionary Act of Telling the Truth

The Revolutionary Act of Telling the Truth John Pilger telling it like it is, as always. One of the last true journalists I read and trust. “Wondrous technology has become both our friend and our enemy. George Orwell said, “In … Continue reading

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UK Detains Greenwald’s Partner for 9 Hours

UK Detains Greenwald’s Partner for 9 Hours In what Guardian journalist Glen Greenwald labels a serious abuse of power, British authorities detained his partner for nine hours under a counterterrorism law at London’s Heathrow airport. David Miranda, a Brazilian national, … Continue reading

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Snowden granted 1-year asylum in Russia, leaves airport

Snowden granted 1-year asylum in Russia, leaves airport NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and is allowed to enter the country’€™s territory. Snowden arrived at Moscow’s airport from Hong Kong more than one month ago. … Continue reading

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NSA Can Keep Snooping After Close House Vote

NSA Can Keep Snooping After Close House Vote The NSA can keep collecting the phone records of Americans, but the surveillance program just barely survived a bipartisan effort to rein it in, reports the Hill. An amendment by Michigan Republican … Continue reading

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“America has no functioning democracy” -€“ Jimmy Carter on NSA

“America has no functioning democracy” -€“ Jimmy Carter on NSA Former US President Jimmy Carter lambasted US intelligence methods as undemocratic and described Edward Snowden’€™s NSA leak as “€œbeneficial for the country.”

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Senator to Snowden: ‘You have done the right thing’

Senator to Snowden: ‘You have done the right thing’ While some current members of Congress continue to rally for the prosecution of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, a long-serving United States senator has sent a letter of support to … Continue reading

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Snowden Rumors Reroute Plane of Bolivia Leader

Snowden Rumors Reroute Plane of Bolivia Leader The Where-is-Snowden chronicles reached a weird new level today when France and Portugal refused to let a plane carrying Bolivia’s president cross their airspace, reports AP. Why? Rumors were buzzing that Edward Snowden … Continue reading

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Nicaragua and Venezuela willing to grant asylum to Edward Snowden

Nicaragua and Venezuela willing to grant asylum to Edward Snowden Presidents Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua and Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela said Friday they were willing to grant asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Although there were no concrete details from … Continue reading

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Ecuador snubs US trade ‘blackmail’ over Snowden, offers human rights training

“Don’t come lecturing us about liberty. You need a reality check. Don’t act like a spoiled rude child. Here you will only find dignity and sovereignty. Here we haven’t invaded anyone. Here we don’t torture like in Guantanamo. Here we … Continue reading

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U.S. charges Snowden with espionage

U.S. charges Snowden with espionage antigovernmentextremist: So the U.S. government is committing espionage on literally everyone in the country and then they charge the person who makes that public with espionage. That makes sense only if you think of the … Continue reading

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