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‘Environmental Injustice’: Minorities Face Nearly 40% More Exposure to Toxic Air Pollution | Common Dreams

The University of Minnesota study, according to lead researcher Julian Marshall, looked closely at the rates of pollution exposure by race, income, education and other key demographics to establish the key predictors of how specific populations are impacted across the country, state by state. “The [main] ones are race and income, and they both matter,” […]

Report indicates that US aligned regimes are preparing for war — Puppet Masters — Sott.net

The report, however, pointed out that US aligned regimes in the Middle East are rapidly increasing their military spending, and purchasing modern, high-tech weapons. The list of US aligned states in the Middle East is a collection of autocratic, repressive kingdoms and emirates. These countries are not “democratic” by any stretch. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, […]

Inside the FBI’s secret relationship with the military’s special operations – The Washington Post

With the war in Afghanistan ending, FBI officials have become more willing to discuss a little-known alliance between the bureau and the Joint Special Operations Command JSOC that allowed agents to participate in hundreds of raids in Iraq and Afghanistan.The relationship benefited both sides. JSOC used the FBI’s expertise in exploiting digital media and other […]

Inside the FBI’s secret relationship with US elite assassination team, JSOC | Citizens for Legitimate Government

…FBI officials have become more willing to discuss a little-known alliance between the bureau and the Joint Special Operations Command JSOC that allowed agents to participate in hundreds of raids in Iraq and Afghanistan. The FBI’s presence on the far edge of military operations was not universally embraced, according to current and former officials familiar […]

Fourth World Radyo: Talking Papua Merdeka! With Ronny Kareni and AKRockefeller | APNS Public Radyo

Summary: Intelligent Aboriginal Radio Exclusive: TheAngryindian speaks with Papua New Guinea PNG activists Bro. Ronny Kareni Melbourne, Australia / rizeofthemorningstar.com and AKRockefeller undisclosed location/ akrockefeller,com about the state of human rights, free speech and the viability of the current independence movement in West Papua. Bro. Kareni is a grassroots organiser working with the the Freedom […]

NSA logs reveal flood of post-Snowden FOIA requests | Al Jazeera America

by Jason Leopold @JasonLeopoldThe National Security Agency NSA has been flooded with thousands of Freedom of Information Act FOIA requests from journalists, civil rights groups and private citizens who have asked the agency to turn over the top-secret records that former contractor Edward Snowden leaked to the media, Al Jazeera can reveal.In response to an […]

Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association – ADDAMEER – Open Letter to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Divest from G4S!

Dear Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Management Committee, We, the undersigned Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations and Coalitions committed to the implementation of international human rights and humanitarian law, are writing to inform you of the conduct in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) of G4S, the international security company in which the Bill and Melinda […]

A Russian Gulag for American Social Networks’ Data? · Global Voices

A Moscow city councilman is trying to resuscitate a government push to expand Russia’s “digital sovereignty.” On April 3, 2014, Alexey Lisovenko published a plea to Duma deputy Sergey Zhelezniak, asking him to pass legislation that would require all online social networks to house users’ personal data on servers located on Russian soil. Lisovenko, an […]

From Torture to Benghazi, CIA Faces Two-Front War by Congress – The Daily Beast

For Democrats, the action was at the Senate Select Committee for Intelligence, where a bipartisan majority voted Thursday to declassify the executive summary of a massive report on the CIA’s enhanced-interrogation program. The report concludes that the CIA misled Congress, the White House, and the Justice Department on the efficacy of the harsh interrogations conducted […]

Supreme Court Continues to Corrupt Democracy with Latest Ruling | PR Watch

The court struck down limits on the total amount an individual can give to candidates and political parties, opening the door even wider for the economic elite to dominate politics and policy.Under the Court’s decision, the super-wealthy can now donate $3.6 million directly to candidates and parties in a single election cycle – and thanks […]

US Military Averaging More Than a Mission a Day in Africa

For years, the U.S. military has publicly insisted that its efforts in Africa are small scale. Its public affairs personnel and commanders have repeatedly claimed no more than a “light footprint” on that continent, including a remarkably modest presence when it comes to military personnel. They have, however, balked at specifying just what that light […]

Flashback: A Look Back at the Church Committee’s Investigation into CIA, FBI Misuse of Power | Democracy Now!

We take a look at one of the most famous special Senate investigations of government misconduct. In the mid-1970s, a US Senate committee chaired by Democratic Senator Frank Church of Idaho conducted a massive investigation of the CIA and FBI’s misuse of power at home and abroad. The multi-year investigation examined domestic spying, the CIA’s […]

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