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Prisons Prime Testing Ground for Dehumanizing Hi-Tech “Advances”

    Prisons Prime Testing Ground for Dehumanizing Hi-Tech “Advances”

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is coming under fire again from Democratic lawmakers, as well as from the American Postal Workers Union, who are calling for President Joe Biden to pave the way for DeJoy’s removal after the Trump-appointee announced higher mailing fees and logistical changes that could further slow down mail. The US Postal Service…

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Chris Hedges: The Cost of Resistance

    Chris Hedges: The Cost of Resistance

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — Two of the rebels I admire most, Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher, and Roger Hallam, the co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, are in jail in Britain. That should not be surprising. You can measure the effectiveness of resistance by the fury of the response. Julian courageously exposed the lies, deceit, war crimes…

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As US Courts Release Inmates amid COVID-19, Palestinian Political Prisoners Are Still Persecuted

    As US Courts Release Inmates amid COVID-19, Palestinian Political Prisoners Are Still Persecuted

The Holy Land Foundation case, on which I based my book “Injustice, The Story of the Holy Land Foundation,” included five defendants, all of whom were wrongfully charged and wrongfully convicted. The five, Mufid Abdulqader, Shukri Abu Baker, Ghassan Elashi, Abdulrahman Odeh, and Mohammad Elmezain, were targeted because they were Palestinian Muslims. The U.S. government, along…

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Mass Incarceration of Blacks Started Long Before the War on Drugs

    Mass Incarceration of Blacks Started Long Before the War on Drugs

Henry Minter was working as a farm laborer in Georgia in the 1870s when he met Mary Dotson, a young black servant girl. The couple never married – which would have been illegal at the time – but they stayed together until Henry’s death. Mary, who was left with their four children, then became a washerwoman in…

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UK Court Blocks Hacktivist’s Extradition Over Oppressive US Prison Conditions

  UK Court Blocks Hacktivist’s Extradition Over Oppressive US Prison Conditions

In a landmark decision, the United Kingdom’s High Court of Justice quashed the extradition of activist and computer scientist Lauri Love because it is possible prison conditions would result in his death if transferred to the United States to stand trial. Love was indicted three-to-five years ago by three federal district courts for allegedly hacking…

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Seligman and APA implicated in torture at Guantánamo

  Seligman and APA implicated in torture at Guantánamo

In 2009, in the Thierry Meyssan accused Professor Martin Seligman of having designed torture techniques which he tested at Guantánamo

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