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Harry Targ :
Foreign policy: The elephant in the room

An undercurrent in the 2016 election was growing opposition to an activist United States economic/political/military role in the world. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | January 11, 2017 An empire in decline United States global hegemony is coming … finish reading Harry Targ :
Foreign policy: The elephant in the room

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Lamar W. Hankins : The Tyranny of the Manning Trial

Pfc. Bradley Manning. Graphic by DonkeyHotey / Flickr. A failure of the justice system: The tyranny of the Manning trial Pfc. Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for embarrassing the government in a trial that … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : The Tyranny of the Manning Trial

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James McEnteer : Julian Assange, Come on Over

Stencil of Julian Assange from Bold Legume.Insane Asylum?From Center Stage to Middle Earth Is Julian Assange crazy to want to go to Ecuador, of all the obscure places on this globe? By James McEnteer / The Rag Blog / June … finish reading James McEnteer : Julian Assange, Come on Over

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Rules are Rules: ‘The Passion of Bradley Manning’

Rules are rules as any fool can see: ‘The Passion of Bradley Manning’ By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | May 9, 2012 [The Passion of Bradley Manning: The Story of the Suspect Behind the Largest Security Breach in U.S. … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Rules are Rules: ‘The Passion of Bradley Manning’

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Richard Raznikov : Bradley Manning and the Obama Grand Jury

Bradley Manning. Art from Rossi Projects.Uses of the grand jury system:Feds move on Bradley Manning Anyone who might expose inconvenient ‘secrets’ — truths — is an enemy of the state, and what is being done to Bradley Manning, right in … finish reading Richard Raznikov : Bradley Manning and the Obama Grand Jury

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Marc Estrin : The Ethics of Infiltration

Cartoon from Brainstuck.com.THE ETHICS OF INFILTRATION By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2011 We began two weeks ago with Hallelujah in the mall, and last week contrasted that with theatrical infiltrations less in service to consumer … finish reading Marc Estrin : The Ethics of Infiltration

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Danny Schechter : WikiLeaks and the Fetish of Secrecy

Graphic from APS.Wikileaks and the secrets that deceive us It’s the age-old battle between our right to know and their right to keep us from knowing. By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / December 21, 2010 In the days … finish reading Danny Schechter : WikiLeaks and the Fetish of Secrecy

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Marc Estrin : Kicking the Dog

Image from Photobucket.Passing of the lantern:Kicking the dog By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / December 20, 2010 So Julian Assange is now without his passport, braceleted under house arrest, waiting for the Wheels of Injustice to slowly grind. … finish reading Marc Estrin : Kicking the Dog

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Tom Hayden : Julian Assange and the Lynch-Mob Moment

The lynch mob in Frankenstein. Is Julian Assange next?The lynch-mob moment:The frenzy over Julian Assange and WikiLeaks By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / December 15, 2010 We know that conservatives are extremists for order, but why have so … finish reading Tom Hayden : Julian Assange and the Lynch-Mob Moment

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Leah Wilson : Imperialist Uses of WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks cables were used by corporate media to defame the government of Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes. Photo from ESAhora.Wikileaks, El Salvador, and imperialist interests How corporate media turned a diplomatic crisis into a political advantage for the U.S. By Leah … finish reading Leah Wilson : Imperialist Uses of WikiLeaks

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Dave Lindorff : The Strange Case of Interpol’s Red Alert

A supporter of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange holds up a placard outside the City of Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Photo from The Hindu / AP. UPDATE: A British judge granted bail to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday, saying … finish reading Dave Lindorff : The Strange Case of Interpol’s Red Alert

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Clay Bennett : ‘I Feel So Violated’

Political cartoon by Clay Bennett / Chatanooga Times Free Press / Truthout. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE The Rag Blog

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