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The US Government Just Destroyed Our Privacy While Nobody Was Paying Attention

By Carey Wedler The Anti-Media March 27, 2018   The US Government Just Destroyed Our Privacy While Nobody Was Paying Attention     While the nation remained fixated on gun control and Facebook’s violative practices last week, the U.S. government quietly codified the CLOUD Act, its own intrusive policies on citizens’ data. While the massive, $1.2 trillion […]

The US Government Just Destroyed Our Privacy While Nobody Was Paying Attention

RPI’s Daniel McAdams: ‘The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11’

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute October 17, 2017   RPI’s Daniel McAdams: ‘The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11’     President Trump’s “de-certification” of Iranian compliance with the nuclear deal. CIA torture sites in Afghanistan. PATRIOT Act. FISA Amendments. Saudi Arabia. Israel. Syria. Mass surveillance. How does Rex Tillerson drag […]

RPI's Daniel McAdams: 'The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11'

Tennessee Jails Offer Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For Sterilization

Tennessee Jails Offer Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For Sterilization

By Dawn Luger The Daily Sheeple July 24, 2017   Tennessee Jails Offer Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For Sterilization     In an effort to make sure those deemed “unworthy” of reproduction by the government do not reproduce, one Tennessee county is offering a reduced sentence to inmates who undergo sterilization. Of course, this isn’t […]


Trump Turns Back the Clock With Cold War Cuba U-Turn

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 20, 2017   Trump Turns Back the Clock With Cold War Cuba U-Turn   Nostalgia seems to be very popular in Washington. While the neocons and Democratic Party hard-liners have succeeded in bringing back the Cold War with Russia, it looks like President Trump is determined to take […]

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The Genocide That Is Being Ignored by The World

The Genocide That Is Being Ignored by The World

By Darius Shahtahmasebi The Anti-Media January 18, 2017   The Genocide That Is Being Ignored by The World     If you need evidence that politicians and the mainstream media pick and choose which oppressive conflicts to cover in order to further geopolitical ambitions, you need only Google “West Papua.” Ever heard of it? Have you ever […]


The NSA Abroad: The UK Base that Makes US Targeted Killing Possible

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams September 6, 2016   The NSA Abroad: The UK Base that Makes US Targeted Killing Possible Newly revealed documents leaked by Edward Snowden and reported by the Intercept detail the inner workings of the NSA’s largest overseas base, Menwith Hill     In a damning exposé published Monday, The Intercept […]

The NSA Abroad: The UK Base that Makes US Targeted Killing Possible

For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices.

Hillary Clinton’s Easy Choices

By David Gordon Mises.org June 30, 2016   Few books have as misleading a title as Hard Choices. For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices. The Solutions to all political and economic problems are easy. We must always rely on the directing […]


World Powers Reach ‘On Paper’ Cessation of Hostilities in Syria

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams February 12, 2016   World Powers Reach ‘On Paper’ Cessation of Hostilities in Syria United Nations human rights commissioner warns that crisis has reached ‘grotesque’ proportions     World powers on Friday agreed to a plan for a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria, to begin next week, which would allow humanitarian […]


In Landmark Ruling, UK Court Affirms “Journalism Isn’t Terrorism”

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams January 19, 2016   In Landmark Ruling, UK Court Affirms “Journalism Isn’t Terrorism” Court rules in favor of David Miranda, detained for nine hours at Heathrow airport in 2013 while transporting journalist documents on NSA revelations     In a landmark ruling, a British appeals court on Tuesday found that the […]


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Canada Condemns Saudi Executions, But Arms Sales Speak Louder Than Words

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams January 5, 2016   Canada Condemns Saudi Executions, But Arms Sales Speak Louder Than Words In immediate aftermath of mass executions, Canada confirms that mega-sale of arms to Gulf state will proceed     Despite condemning Saudi Arabia’s recent mass executions and raising concerns about human rights abuses, the Canadian government said […]