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The Julian Assange Hearings: National Security on Trial and Plan to Spy on Assange

After hearing four weeks of evidence in the extradition trial of Julian Assange, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser announced on Thursday she will pronounce judgement on January 4.

DN! What Will Happen When Donald Trump Takes Over U.S. Drone and Targeted Assassination Program?

The Obama administration argued that it shouldn’t be required to explain, to account for its actions to any court.

Glenn Greenwald |”On Patriot Act Renewal” and “Anonymous Fearmongering”

“This is Glenn Greenwald with the Intercept, and my guest today is Jameel Jaffer, the Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU, and we are here to discuss the still intensifying drama in the Senate and the House over the debate concerning reauthorization of the Patriot Act, key provisions of which are scheduled to expire on June 1st.”

▶ Orwellian or a Blunt Tool?: Conflicting Rulings on NSA Spying Set Up Likely Supreme Court Showdown

GUESTS Jameel Jaffer, American Civil Liberties Union deputy legal director and director of the ACLU’s Center for Democracy. Glenn Greenwald, is the journalist who first broke the story about Edward Snowden. He was previously a columnist at The Guardian newspaper and is creating a new media venture with Laura Poitras, Jeremy Scahill and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. […]

Video> ACLU Blasts Supreme Court Rejection of Challenge to Warrantless Spying Without Proof of Surveillance

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Glenn Greenwald> Media, drones and rank propaganda

Media, drones and rank propaganda As usual, the leading spokespeople for government policies are disguised as the nation’s Adversarial Watchdog Press BY GLENN GREENWALD     Salon.com FRIDAY, JUN 8, 2012 09:34 AM CDT  (Credit: Reuters)     (updated below – Update II) Several items today relate to the issue of gross U.S. media propaganda and Obama’s […]