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Voices from Inside the Besieged Venezuelan Embassy

    Voices from Inside the Besieged Venezuelan Embassy

VENEZUELAN EMBASSY, WASHINGTON — A group of activists banding together as the “Embassy Protection Collective,” in defense of the sovereignty of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, defied orders by the U.S. government to vacate the premises by the 25th of April. Later in the morning, the Trump administration’s special envoy to Venezuela, Elliot Abrams, condemned…

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Death Can be a Slow Traveler: Peltier, Mumia and Rap Brown

    Death Can be a Slow Traveler: Peltier, Mumia and Rap Brown

When the history of our times is recorded, any volume on domestic political prisoners must, per force, begin with the legendary ones of conscience. To these icons of principle, determination and courage we owe much. It is, after all, not by mere default that they risked, and often paid, all to demand the gale of…

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Joe Biden Launches Campaign with Charlottesville Condemnation after Supporting Neo-Nazis in Ukraine

    Joe Biden Launches Campaign with Charlottesville Condemnation after Supporting Neo-Nazis in Ukraine

Former Vice President Joe Biden launched his candidacy for the American presidency on Thursday morning with the release of his first campaign video, ‘’America Is An Idea.’ The first word from the candidate’s mouth — “Charlottesville,” a town now synonymous with neo-Nazi hate in the U.S. — is the overwhelming focus of the ad, which…

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More Gov’t Hooks in Social Media: Facebook Hires Patriot Act Co-Author While Trump Jawbones Twitter CEO

    More Gov’t Hooks in Social Media: Facebook Hires Patriot Act Co-Author While Trump Jawbones Twitter CEO

The U.S. government-social media nexus appears to be tightening. Earlier this week, President Donald Trump held a closed-door meeting with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Just days prior, the other top social-media network, Facebook, hired Jennifer Newstead, a former legal adviser to Trump’s state department who had previously co-authored the controversial Patriot Act, known for its…

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The Activists Quietly Struggling to Protect Venezuela’s DC Embassy from a US-backed Coup

  The Activists Quietly Struggling to Protect Venezuela’s DC Embassy from a US-backed Coup

An extraordinary chapter in the ongoing saga of Venezuela has been taking place, virtually unnoticed, at the Venezuela Embassy that lies in the heart of swanky Georgetown in Washington DC. A group of us, all activists opposed to the prospect of the Venezuelan opposition taking over the Embassy, have been living inside the building for…

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Redacted’s Karavani Aims Her Water Cannon at Nestle and Its Poland Spring Water Fraud

  Redacted’s Karavani Aims Her Water Cannon at Nestle and Its Poland Spring Water Fraud

POLAND SPRING, MAINE — Nestlé is facing a class-action lawsuit from consumers in eight states in New England, based on claims that the Poland Spring brand is “100% Natural Spring Water.” The plaintiffs, from Maine to Pennsylvania, are alleging deceptive labeling. A classic example is labeling something “all natural.” That label really means that all…

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Remembering the Crimes of the Powerful Exposed by Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

  Remembering the Crimes of the Powerful Exposed by Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange has finally been imprisoned, an objective long sought by powerful parties he helped to expose over the past dozen years. Assange’s “crime” was revealing deep, embarrassing, sometimes deadly, malfeasance by numerous actors, including the U.S. government, the media, the Democratic Party-Clinton machine, and Israel. Wikileaks revealed the U.S. government’s cover-up of torture,…

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MintCast Episode 1: Venezuela, Ecaudor and Netanyahu

  MintCast Episode 1: Venezuela, Ecaudor and Netanyahu

Whitney Webb and Alan MacLeod discuss this week’s headlines, including Venezuela leaving the OAS, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election in Israel on the anniversary of the Deir Yassin Massacre and Lenin Moreno’s move towards authoritarianism in Ecuador. The post MintCast Episode 1: Venezuela, Ecaudor and Netanyahu appeared first on MintPress News.

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MintCast Episode 1: Venezuela, Ecuador and Netanyahu

  MintCast Episode 1: Venezuela, Ecuador and Netanyahu

Whitney Webb and Alan MacLeod discuss this week’s headlines, including Venezuela leaving the OAS, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election in Israel on the anniversary of the Deir Yassin Massacre and Lenin Moreno’s move towards authoritarianism in Ecuador. The post MintCast Episode 1: Venezuela, Ecuador and Netanyahu appeared first on MintPress News.

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Nearly 100,000 Pentagon Whistleblower Complaints Have Been Silenced

  Nearly 100,000 Pentagon Whistleblower Complaints Have Been Silenced

I don’t know if I’d have the nerve to be a whistleblower. I’d like to think I would. We all like to think we would, just like we all like to think we could catch the game-winning touchdown, triumph on “America’s Got Talent,” and fold a fitted sheet quickly and without cursing. But to blow…

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