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Forbidden Bookshelf Project

Unearthing Suppressed American History. For over half a century, America’s vast literary culture has been disparately policed, and imperceptibly contained, by state and corporate entities well-placed and perfectly equipped to wipe out wayward writings. As America does not ban books, … Continue reading

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The clash in Crimea is the fruit of western expansion

The Cold War never ended, it just went further underground. The clash in Crimea is the fruit of western expansion The external struggle to dominate Ukraine has put fascists in power and brought the country to the brink of conflict … Continue reading

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Human-Rights Lawyer Freed

After three years, activist is released days before U.N. General Assembly. Prominent human-rights advocate and attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh was released from a Tehran prison Wednesday after serving almost three years of her 11-year sentence. Sotoudeh, who went on a hunger … Continue reading

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CIA Anti-Leak Campaign Leaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director John Brennan is launching a new campaign aimed at pressuring CIA officers to keep the intelligence agency’s secrets secret, after a series of leaks to the media. In a memo to the CIA workforce this … Continue reading

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The Rise of US Covert Surveillance

Barack Obama defends secret surveillance reports, assuring citizens phone calls are private. But the Information Commissioner’s Office says there are “real issues” about US agencies accessing UK data. In his first comments since the government’s surveillance programmes were made public, … Continue reading

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