Dan Rather speaks out about the corporatization of mainstream news media, the corruption, how deep it runs, and the demise of investigative journalism.
Tony Benn, the former British Cabinet minister, longtime Parliament member and antiwar activist, has died at the age of 88.
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(excerpt from) Truthout Why WikiLeaks Must Be Protected Friday 20 August 2010 by: John Pilger, t r u t h o u t | Op-Ed On 26 July, WikiLeaks released thousands of secret US military files on the war in Afghanistan. Cover-ups, a secret assassination unit and the killing of civilians are documented. In file […]
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