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‘It’s Information Warfare Against Journalism, Against the Public’

The state now wants to make sharing unapproved information a crime,” DSWright writes at FireDogLake. “Which is to say the stakes in the Barrett Brown case could not be higher.” truthdig.com  March 3, 2014 The author explains: The government is pressing charges that carry up to 100 years in prison against Brown mostly for the More

Chris Hedges: Edward Snowden’s Moral Courage

What is moral courage? By Chris Hedges  February 26, 2014  truthdig.com In this still image from video footage released by WikiLeaks on Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks in Moscow during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award. (AP photo) Last Thursday Chris Hedges opened a team debate More

Chris Hedges: Our Sinister Dual State

We live in what the German political scientist Ernst Fraenkel called “the dual state.” Totalitarian states are always dual states. In the dual state civil liberties are abolished in the name of national security By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  Posted on Feb 16, 2014 President Barack Obama announces James Clapper, left, as director of national intelligence during a ceremony in the More

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