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  • The US Drone Warfare Program April 20, 2017
    Today’s show is devoted to the US drone warfare program, its consequences for targeted populations, and activists’ efforts to stop it. Selay Ghaffar with the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan joins in by phone from Kabul, and explains who the actual victims of drone strikes are. And three California peace activists (Toby Blome, Eleanor Levine and […]
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    Project Censored’s Andy Lee Roth will be giving a talk on “Citizenships and Censorships in a Digital World” as part of the 26th Annual Kenneth S. Devol First Amendment Forum at California State University, Northridge on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. This year’s Devol Forum—which examines the connections between government censorship and the right to be a […]
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  • The Pentagon Money Pit: $6.5 Trillion in Unaccountable Army Spending and No DoD Audit April 11, 2017
    According to a July 2016 Department of Defense Inspector General (DODIG) report, $6.5 trillion of Army Spending allocated to the Pentagon have no paper trail and no audit has been made by the Department of Defense (DOD) for the past two decades to resolve this issue. In other words, David Lindorff reported that “the Department […]
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  • You Have The Right To Remain Silent, Your Phone Does Not April 11, 2017
    On January 20, 2017, as Donald Trump was being sworn in as President of The United States protests were taking place a short distance away. Washington, D.C. Police arrested over 200 individuals and charged them under felony riot laws and took phones away as evidence.  AlterNet’s Sarah Lazare, along with other news outlets cited in the […]
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  • Inmates and Activists Protest Use of Chemical Weapons in US Prisons and Jails April 11, 2017
    Daniel Moattar, writing for The Nation, and Sarah Lazare, a journalist at AlterNet, report how chemical weapons, including several types of tear gas, are being used against prisoners in the United States, despite the fact that the international Chemical Weapons Convention of 1997 bans their use in warfare. Despite the arms control treaty that now […]
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  • Business Partnerships between Fitbit and Health Insurance Companies April 11, 2017
    Insurance companies are developing new ways to deny health coverage to customers who have preexisting medical conditions. Insurance companies are partnering with Qualcomm Life to develop a special program, which allows insurance companies to monitor customers’ activity via wearable fitness devices, such as a Fitbit. However, as Andrew Boyd reported for The Conversation in February […]
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  • Illinois Lawsuit Alleges Prison Abuse of Inmates by 232 Correctional Officers April 11, 2017
    Against a backdrop of national concern over the militarization of police, Brian Dolinar reports for Truthout that a judge has approved a 2015 lawsuit against 232 Illinois Department of Corrections officers to proceed to the discovery phase. As Dolinar writes, “less is known beyond prison walls about guards who regularly brutalize those incarcerated,” but the […]
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  • Facebook Buys Sensitive Data about its Users to Offer Marketers Increasingly Specific Targeted Advertising April 11, 2017
    Julia Angwin, Terry Parris, Jr., and Surya Mattu report that, since 2012, Facebook has been buying sensitive data about users’ offline lives from data brokers and using this information in combination with the data it collects about users. In turn this allows Facebook to sell the information to advertisers who seek to target specific types […]
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  • Israel to deport Pro-Palestinian activists and outlaw foreign supporters April 11, 2017
    In February 2017, Al Jazeera reported that Israeli lawmakers had proposed a ban to effectively outlaw BDS activists and foreign supporters of the Pro-Palestinian human rights movement. According to Al Jazeera journalist Nigel Wilson, the Israeli government advanced this agenda, “based on a 2011 law that allowed for civil suits against people, including Israelis, who […]
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  • 2016: The Year of Internet Shutdowns April 11, 2017
    Governments around the world shutdown Internet access over fifty times in 2016, Lyndal Rowlands reported for the Inter Press Service (IPS) in December of that year. Around the world, governments shutting down Internet access limited freedom of speech, swayed elections, and damaged economies. “In the worst cases,” Rowlands wrote, “Internet shutdowns have been associated with […]
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  • Oakland City Council calls for sanctuary workplaces April 21, 2017
    OAKLAND, Calif. – With the City Council’s unanimous passage April 18 of a resolution calling on the city’s employers to establish sanctuary workplaces where workers are respected and not threatened based on their immigration status, Oakland became the latest community to call on local businesses to pledge they will support its sanctuary city commitment. The […]
    Marilyn Bechtel
  • Trump gives away government jobs, enriches corporations April 21, 2017
    WASHINGTON — The presidents of the two largest unions representing federal employees, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) are protesting job cuts ordered by the Trump administration. They point out that the proposed cuts would actually cost the government more than retaining the current number of workers. […]
    Mark Gruenberg
  • If you’re a billionaire, your dreams are coming true with Trump April 21, 2017
    The AFL-CIO website reports that since Trump grabbed the presidency, the U.S. House has voted 15 times and the Senate 13 times to wipe out Obama-era regulations that were protecting workers from workplace hazards. One measure even removes the requirement that corporations keep accurate records of injuries so they can be avoided in the future. […]
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  • Puerto Rico: Maestros luchan por escuelas públicas April 20, 2017
    San Juan – Hoy, la presidenta de la Asociación de Maestros de Puerto Rico, Dra. Aida Díaz y la presidenta de la American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten enviaron una carta a la Junta de Control Fiscal de PROMESA. La carta hace énfasis en los recortes que ha sufrido la educación pública del país en […]
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  • The Ludlow Massacre: Never to be forgotten! April 20, 2017
    This article was first posted on Peoplesworld.org April 18, 2014. LUDLOW, Colo. (PAI) – It’s neither unpatriotic nor exaggeration to remember the Ludlow Massacre 100 years ago this week. The tragic, brutal and deadly attack on striking miners and their families shocked, saddened and outraged working people and most Americans. Writing in The Masses magazine, […]
    Bill Knight
  • Bill O’Reilly’s firing a gift for Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 20, 2017
    After a 20-year-run, conservative news pundit (and attack dog of the right wing) Bill O’Reilly has been officially let go from the Fox News Channel. The announcement was made by parent company, 21st Century Fox, on Wednesday in an official statement saying, “after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill […]
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  • Republican bill in Congress would block loans to Nicaragua April 20, 2017
    Conservatives in the U.S. Congress are again on the offensive against Nicaragua’s left-leaning Sandinista government. Their counterparts in the 1980s backed the CIA-organized “contra” guerrillas, at war with the Sandinista government of that era. Leading the charge in Congress now is Florida Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. She is also Congress’ most raucous foe of the […]
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  • SAG-AFTRA: “We will continue to fight for Spanish language workers” April 20, 2017
    LOS ANGELES — Workers at two radio stations owned by the Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) here are fighting to force the company to negotiate in good faith a first contract. The workers voted to join the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) last August. They are on-air talent at SBS’s two […]
    Mark Gruenberg
  • Connecticut leaders to march for climate, jobs and justice April 20, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — At a press conference overlooking the urban woodlands of Common Ground High School, labor leader Mustafa Salahuddin offered a message from his children ages 9, 13 and 14. “It is our responsibility to make the air cleaner.  Get on the bus.  March in the streets.” The media event, hosted by Connecticut […]
    Joelle Fishman
  • The world’s greediest CEO: Hunter Harrison April 20, 2017
    Mirror, mirror on the boardroom wall, who’s the greediest CEO of them all? This spring, as always, that’s going to be a tough call. We have so many worthy candidates. How about, for instance, the outgoing CEO at Coca-Cola? Muhtar Kent will step down as Coke’s chief exec the end of April. But apparently he […]
    Sam Pizzigati

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