Americans are Living in an Orwellian Police State by William Blum

The Bug Stops Here

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by William Blum
Writer, Dandelion Salad
www.killinghope.org
December 3, 2013

“If nature were a bank, they would have already rescued it.” – Eduardo Galeano

What do you think of this as an argument to use when speaking to those who don’t accept the idea that extreme weather phenomena are man-made?

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Bradley #Manning Not Guilty of Aiding the Enemy + Guilty of 19 Counts

Hero, Bradley Manning

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Left Forum #LF2013 Event: Bradley Manning and Whistleblowers + I am Bradley Manning

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OccupyIndieMedia
Pace University, New York City
June 8, 2013

Left Forum #LF2013 event “Bradley Manning and Whistleblowers” with Chase Madar, Thomas Drake, Jesselyn Radack, Shayana Kadidal and Alexa D. O’Brien. Continue reading

‘We Steal Secrets’: State Agitprop by Chris Hedges + Secrecy Cult: ‘Manning leaked less than 1% of classified docs’

by Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Truthout
June 3, 2013

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Alex Gibney’s new film, “We Steal Secrets,” is about WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. It dutifully peddles the state’s contention that WikiLeaks is not a legitimate publisher and that Bradley Manning, who allegedly passed half a million classified Pentagon and State Department documents to WikiLeaks, is not a legitimate whistle-blower. It interprets acts of conscience and heroism by Assange and Manning as misguided or criminal. It holds up the powerful—who are responsible for the plethora of war crimes Manning and Assange exposed—as, by comparison, trustworthy and reasonable. Manning is portrayed as a pitiful, naive and sexually confused young man.

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via Truthout

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White House Appeals NDAA Indefinite Detention Ruling

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Sep 13, 2012 by

On Thursday, a Federal judge made permanent an injunction barring the indefinite detention of Americans without charge under the National Defense Authorization Act. The group of plaintiffs in this case comprised of seven journalists claiming this piece of legislation jeopardizes their livelihood. Their argument was that under the NDAA they could be detained indefinitely for just reporting on the violence in the Middle-East and interacting with terrorists. Kevin Gosztola, a blogger with FireDogLake.com, joins us with more.

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Chris Hedges: When Empires Emplode + Update on the NDAA Lawsuit

NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act)

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with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
August 9, 2012

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Guest host Sam Sacks discusses the world food crisis and corporate capitalism with journalist and author Chris Hedges.

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New Hampshire, Kucinich & ABC’s Dirty Trick by Kevin Gosztola

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by Kevin Gosztola
www.opednews.com
January 8, 2008

On the incoming results of the NH primary, on the future of Dennis Kucinich in this presidential election, and on the effect ABC has had on this election.

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I was hopeful this morning that somehow I might see the kind of poll results that at least Ron Paul has been getting.

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