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Last Build Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:07:03 +0000

 



Immigrant Woman Attempts Suicide At Detention Center After Facing Punishment For Avoiding Guard Who Sexually Abused Her

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:06:42 +0000

A twenty-three year-old immigrant woman from El Salvador attempted suicide at a private immigration detention center in Texas after learning she may face punishment for avoiding a guard who sexually abused her and still works at the facility. Laura Monterrosa ingested “51 pain pills that were left in her possession by

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The Audacity Of Chelsea Manning’s Senate Campaign Rankles Democrats

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:20:26 +0000

Democrats reacted feverishly to the news that whistleblower Chelsea Manning will challenge Maryland Democratic Senator Ben Cardin in the upcoming primary.

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Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Tacoma Center 1600’ By Nana Grizol

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:27:39 +0000

Every sweetly sung Nana Grizol song plays out like a diary entry or a letter written directly to a friend, which make the band’s meandering personal-political poetry all the more impactful. The didactic nature of the music makes the stories more potent, and the embedded values more accessible. Since 2003,

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Film Review: ‘The Post’ Depicts A Newspaper Paralyzed By Coziness With Power

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:03:42 +0000

"The Post" is more than a story about the Pentagon Papers. It is a character study of Washington Post publisher, who was compromised by her ties to elites.

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Movement Against Prison Slavery Ramps Up With Operation PUSH In Florida

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:46:38 +0000

Organizers, including one incarcerated individual, outline plans for Operation PUSH, which will involve refusing to work in multiple prisons in Florida.

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All Taxation Is Theft: Four Words To Understand The Republican Party

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:02:34 +0000

Besides the minimum taxes necessary to pay for national defense and basic law enforcement, the Republican Party treats all taxation as theft.

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Interview With Kevin Gosztola: How The Trump Administration Plans To Prosecute Reality Winner

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 21:09:07 +0000

Kevin Gosztola discusses his plans for trial coverage of Reality Winner, the NSA contractor at the center of Donald Trump's first major leak prosecution.

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Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Failed State’ By David Rovics

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:22:50 +0000

Prolific singer-songwriter David Rovics is one of the few working musicians, who regularly produce topical protest songs which directly address current events. His music is in the tradition of radical folk musicians like Phil Ochs. From his latest album, “Ballad of a Wobbly,” released in December, Rovics breaks down what

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Trump Administration Held U.S. Citizen Incommunicado In Iraq For Months Until ACLU Intervened

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:09:05 +0000

President Donald Trump's administration detained a United States citizen incommunicado in military custody for nearly four months.

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US Support For Honduras Election: Another Front In New Cold War

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 18:03:52 +0000

Although the Cold War officially ended, the United States continues waging aggression in Latin America, including its support for Honduras Election results.

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