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Making new victims out of revictimization

It is now possible in American law, under the cover of "victim relief," to create new victims by depriving them of their freedom of speech.

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Net Neutrality: Who does it benefit?

The fight for net neutrality is not over; the FCC still needs to create a path toward regulation or create new rules allowing ISPs to charge different rates for faster/slower service.

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National forum on police crimes to be held in Chicago

The forum is devised to promote a "renewed effort to build a multi-racial, multi-national movement" against police crimes, government surveillance, mass incarceration, and more.

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Closing wealth gap tops Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama, in his 2014 State of the Union speech here last night, defined narrowing of the unprecedented wealth gap in America as a major task facing the nation.

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Edward Snowden holds Twitter Q&A session

Whistleblower Edward Snowden took questions from Twitter users on Jan. 23, tackling queries about civil liberties, whether all spying is inherently wrong, and more.

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Court strikes down FCC rules, threatening “net neutrality”

The U.S. Court of Appeals struck down the "net neutrality" rules established by the FCC last week in the case of Verizon v. FCC.

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Thousands in Washington protest government spying

The march attracted protesters from both progressive and conservative groups in opposition to unlawful government spying on Americans.

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Ellsberg warns of "surveillance state"

Ellsberg warned that it wouldn't take much to tip it over to a police state, unless Americans grapple with the assault on civil liberties and privacy

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Battle’s not over in Texas: Anti-abortion bill challenged

Republicans may have thought their anti-abortion bill had nailed the door shut on women's reproductive rights. But as the saying goes, it ain't over 'til it's over.

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Manning gets 35 years, will seek White House pardon

A military judge sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.

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