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Tag: media

WikiLeaks Releases CIA Director’s Hacked Emails

So many top U.S. intelligence officials are unable to maintain basic security over sensitive data with the most recent hacked private email account of CIA Director John Brennan. Are these hackers confirming that the wrong people have been leading this country for far too long?

Three Journalists Murdered within Two Weeks

"The murder of three journalists in two weeks shows how the lack of progress in ending impunity has emboldened those bent on silencing the press in the Philippines." Will their killers be brought to justice?

Which ‘Senior Official’ Smeared Hillary Clinton?

There is lingering suspicion on exactly who told reporters that Hillary Clinton's emails, which weren't classified, but should have been, were a matter for criminal investigation. Who could it be?

Writing History Before It Happens

With an emphasis on the U.S. national security state and its follies, Tom Engelhardt explores nine repeat headlines, each a "surefire" news story guaranteed to appear sometime in the U.S. news stream between June 2015 and the unknown future.

KPFT Houston, 45 Years After Domestic Terrorist Bombings, Plays On

The Pacifica network wasn't one to shy away from controversy. And now, 45 years after the station bombings, KPFT continues to broadcast in Houston serving "the public as a beacon of alternative perspectives and a hub of local news and culture."

Jailed for Speaking to the Press: How the Obama Admin Ruined...

After being accused of discussing classified documents on North Korea with a Fox News reporter, Stephen Kim was sentenced to 13 months in prison for violating the Espionage Act. Peter Maass, award-winning investigative journalist, discusses the case on Democracy Now.


Chaos in Syria, Part I – 3 Motives and 7 Countries

What exactly has been happening in Syria in the last few years? How did we end up with millions of refugees?

93 percent of bottled water contains microplastics

"Please name one human being on the entire planet who wants plastic in his or her bottle." 

Koch document reveals laundry list of policy victories extracted from the Trump administration

In recent days, Koch network groups have purchased ads targeting Democratic lawmakers in key elections across the country.

Students are being punished for walking out to protest gun violence

Students are being suspended, given detentions, and even corporal punishment, for participating in the national walk out.

Tribes build a traditional watch house to stop Kinder Morgan Pipeline expansion

Tiny House Warriors have been putting homes in the path of the pipeline.