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Julian Assange is in Belmarsh Prison hospital after his Swedish lawyer said he was too ill to carry on a conversation. Join us live for a discussion of the latest. The 32nd webcast vigil for Julian Assange can be seen here starting on Friday at 4 pm US Eastern time, 9 PM in London, 10 […]

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May 31, 2019           |                                                  |          Download Audio

Thousands Rally in Gaza but Hamas Mostly Restrains Crowds

March 30, 2019           |                                       

Demonstrators largely kept their distance from the border, though small crowds of activists approached the perimeter fence and threw stones and explosives toward Israeli troops on the other side. The forces responded with tear gas and opened fire, killing two Palestinians and wounding 64.Hamas had pledged to keep the crowds a safe distance from the […]

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The 22nd Unity4J online vigil for Julian Assange will take place at 4 pm EST on Friday with special guests. Watch it live here. In addition to journalist Cassandra Fairbanks, who will discuss her bombshell report from inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, we are scheduled to be joined today by CIA torture whistleblower John […]

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Don’t Make A 'Mess' In Space, U.S. Warns Countries After Indian Test Launch

March 28, 2019           |                                       

India says it has successfully test-fired an antisatellite weapon in a move that brought a warning from the United States that countries around the world should avoid making a “mess” in space from all the debris. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a live broadcast on March 27 that Indian scientists had destroyed one of […]

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<!– –> (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) What goes up must come down. A fact in physics is sometimes also true with outside spending groups. As super PACs and “dark money” nonprofits are often so reliant on contributions from a handful of wealthy individuals, a powerful group can lose influence quickly if a single donor decides to […]

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Posted by Rebecca Gordon at 8:02am, March 26, 2019.Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. [Note for TomDispatch Readers: Parts of today’s chilling piece by Rebecca Gordon on the Trump administration’s wholesale rejection of the International Criminal Court were adapted from her (sadly) all-too-relevant book, American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 War […]

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