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Sheriffs Using Iris Recognition Technology along US-Mexico Border

In April, 2017 the Southwestern Border Sheriffs’ Coalition (SBSC) unanimously approved use of iris recognition technology as a defense against “violent unauthorized immigrants.” All 31 US counties along the 1,989 miles of the US border with Mexico will receive a three-year trial of Inmate Recognition Identification System (IRIS), created by the company Biometric Intelligence and […]

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Trump To Host Baltic Leaders At White House Summit

U.S. President Donald Trump will host the leaders of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in a Baltic Summit on April 3, the White House has said. Officials on February 23 said the meeting will “focus on how best to strengthen our security, business, trade, energy, and cultural partnerships” with “important allies.” Scheduled to attend are Presidents […]

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Former Trump Campaign Chief Hit With New Charges As Deputy Pleads Guilty

The U.S. special counsel hit President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager with new conspiracy and other charges, including allegations that he set up a secret lobbying campaign involving former senior European politicians. The new indictment against Paul Manafort was filed in U.S. District Court in Washington February 23, just hours after Manafort’s deputy, Rick Gates, […]

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Census Rushes to Respond to Request to Add Citizenship Question

The Census Bureau is scrambling to respond to a last-minute request by the Justice Department to add a question on citizenship status to the 2020 census, according to hundreds of pages of emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The emails show that the DOJ’s December request set off a flurry of activity […]

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The Media Freedom Summit 2.0: Critical Media Literacy for Social Justice

February 24, 2018 Save the Date!October 26-27, 2018College of Marin in the San Francisco Bay Area Project Censored presents…The Media Freedom Summit 2.0: Critical Media Literacy for Social Justice From across the country, the Media Freedom Summit will bring together independent journalists, media activists, professors, students, and members of the public, for the weekend to […]

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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – February 23, 2018

The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.

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Teen Confronts DCCC-Endorsed Candidate Over His 100 Percent NRA Rating

At a nationally televised town hall on Wednesday, a high school student from Parkland, Florida — who survived a deadly shooting on Valentine’s Day — challenged Sen. Marco Rubio, R.-Fla., over his donations from the National Rifle Association. The same night in New Jersey, a similar confrontation took place. After a public forum, 17-year-old Emily McGrath went toe-to-toe […]

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How Brexit Won World War Two

Two British Second World War dramas are among the leading contenders for Academy Awards this year. Dunkirk, about the 1940 evacuation of British troops from France, received eight nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director for Christopher Nolan. The Darkest Hour, showing Winston Churchill becoming Britain’s wartime Prime Minister, has six nominations, including Best Picture […]

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‘The United States Is Driving a Wedge Between the Two Koreas’

Christine Hong in The Progressive ( Janine Jackson interviewed Christine Hong about United States/Korean history for the February 16, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. MP3 Link Christine Hong in The Progressive (4/25/17) Janine Jackson: Many were stirred by the sight of North and South Korean athletes parading together at the […]

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