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Free Speech: What Happened When I Tried to Get Some Answers About the Creepy NYPD Watchtower Monitoring OWS

Sourced from AlterNet / By Nick Turse There’s a metal monster looming over Liberty Square, but don’t ask questions about it or else. LIBERTY SQUARE – The drummers drummed. The guitarists strummed. And the hearty souls building a new society

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control

Top 25 Censored News 2011: #1 More US Soldiers Committed Suicide Than Died in Combat

For the second year (2010) in a row, more US soldiers killed themselves (468) than died in combat (462). “If you… know the one thing that causes people to commit suicide, please let us know,” General Peter Chiarelli told the

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Posted in Censorship, Media Censorship

Footage Surfaces of Police Brutality at Occupy Wall Street Rally

As AlterNet’s Kristen Gwynne and Sarah Jaffe reported late last night, the labor and community rally held in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street was inspiring, well-attended — and unfortunately, marred by some amount of police brutality. Reportedly, about 20 protesters

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Posted in Human Rights

Inside the Surveillance State: How Peaceful Activists Get Swept Up onto “Terrorist” Watch Lists

TruthOut and ACLU Massachusetts / By Nancy Murray and Kade Crockford Sourced from AlterNet There appears to be no end to the appetite for data to be stored and mined, and all sorts of agencies want a share of the

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Posted in Human Rights

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Westboro

Source: AlterNet – By Sarah Seltzer As much as we would all like to see the Westboro Baptist Church disappear from the face of the Earth, and never be heard from again, they do have a  first-amendment right to spew

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U.S. Military Charges WikiLeaks Whistleblower Bradley Manning with ‘Aiding the Enemy’

Source: AlterNet The US military on Wednesday unveiled new charges against the soldier suspected of passing a trove of secret government documents to WikiLeaks, accusing him of “aiding the enemy.” US Army authorities announced 22 additional charges against Private Bradley

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Posted in Human Rights

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