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Assange completes second year in Ecuadorean embassy in London
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has just completed his second year under permanent British police surveillance in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where he sought refuge to avoid extradition to the ...
IRS seizes hundreds of perfectly legal bank accounts, refuses to give money back
Article
2014
RT
The Internal Revenue Service has been seizing bank accounts belonging to small businesses and individuals who regularly made deposits of less than $10,000, but broke no laws. And the government is ref...
Mumia Abu-Jamal: Awaiting the Decision
Bloom, Steve
Article
1998
Against the Current
AT PRESS TIME internationally renowned author and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal still waits on Pennsylvania's death row for the state Supreme Court to issue a verdict on his appeal for a new trial. There ...
New Evidence Shows Main Chevron Witness Lied In $9.5 Billion Ecuador Lawsuit
Smallteacher, Richard
Article
2015
CorpWatch
A key witness has admitted under oath that he lied on behalf of Chevron, the California oil multinational, when the company sued to overturn a $9.5 billion verdict for pollution of the Ecuadorian Amaz...
Pharmageddon: how the US got hooked on prescription drugs
White House declares prescription drug abuse in US 'alarming' as thousands flock to Florida – the home of oxycodone pill mills
Pilkington, Ed
Article
2011
The Guardian
An investigation into the underground trade of oxycodone, a widely abused prescription drug. Ninety-eight percent of prescriptions in the United States come from southern Florida, where doctors at "pi...
The Police and Court System: Neoliberal America's Tax Collectors
Platt, Brian
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Last week Biloxi, Mississippi became the latest city to be sued by the ACLU for running a "modern-day debtors’ prison."
Police Unions Sustain Police Violence Epidemic
Since when did we decide that police officers should be above the law?
Boardman, William
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Two of the biggest police unions in the country are now on record in opposition to free speech. They are on record against constitutionally protected free speech that opposes the epidemic of police vi...
Political Prisoners Remain Behind Bars as Obama's Term Nears End
Peppe, Matt
Article
2017
Dissident Voice
In the last full week of Barack Obama's eight year tenure as President of the United States of America, dozens of political prisoners still sit in cages across the nation's prisons, rotting away as Ob...
US has a new tool to control the masses
No one should want the state to have power to strip your clothes off. And yet that's what is happening, thanks to the supreme court
Wolf, Naomi
Article
2012
The Guardian
Denouncing a new US Supreme court ruling that allows police to strip search any person who is placed under arrest for any offence at any time. Wolf says this state sanctioned sexual humiliation is a t...


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