Dan Rather speaks out about the corporatization of mainstream news media, the corruption, how deep it runs, and the demise of investigative journalism.
Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been found guilty of assaulting a New York City police officer in a trial that critics say should have been about the police assaulting her.
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CISPA is a poorly drafted bill that would provide a gaping exception to bedrock privacy law
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We celebrate the news in The Village Voice article, City Settles Lawsuit Over The Destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library showing that the Occupy movement received some measure of justice for the wanton destruction of their community. Occupy Wall Street claimed $47,000 in damages [for the loss of books and computers], all of which the city agreed […]
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tell us about your choice of (or whether or not you’ll vote for) president
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There were so many fascinating wonderful first Amendment moments happening outside of the debate.
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This week on Moyers & Company, Bill talks to Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein.
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Clinton Eastwood channeled the voice of Ron Paul: The Afghanistan War is a bad idea; Close Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp.
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