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FDL Book Salon Welcomes Charlie Savage

firedoglake.com — (Please welcome in the comments Charlie Savage, author of Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his work on Bush's signing statements - JH) Ever since The New York Times revealed the illegal NSA warrantless surveillance program in December, 2005, it has been inescapably clear that the Bush administration is a lawless government, grounded in the belief that nothing - certainly not the rule of law - can limit the President's powers.
Jul 31, 2015

As the Firedoglake era ends, I thank @janehamsher for inviting me to do an FDL Book Salon with @ggreenwald in 2007 firedoglake.com/2007/09/30/fdl…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @charlie_savage: As the Firedoglake era ends, I thank @janehamsher for inviting me to do an FDL Book Salon with @ggreenwald in 2007 firedoglake.com/2007/09/30/fdl…

The strange and consequential case of Bradley Manning, Adrian Lamo and WikiLeaks

salon.com — (updated below) On June 6, Kevin Poulsen and Kim Zetter of Wired reported that a 22-year-old U.S. Army Private in Iraq, Bradley Manning, had been detained after he "boasted" in an Internet chat - with convicted computer hacker Adrian Lamo - of leaking to WikiLeaks the now famous Apache Helicopter attack video, a yet-to-be-published video of a civilian-killing air attack in Afghanistan, and "hundreds of thousands of classified State Department records."

Iranians' View of the Nuclear Deal: Optimistic, With Significant Caveats

firstlook.org — U.S. media coverage of the Iran deal is, as usual, overwhelmingly focused on American and Israeli voices, with the hard-liner fanatics in each country issuing apocalyptic decrees, insisting that the deal is far too lenient on Iran and provides it with far too many benefits. Though largely excluded from U.S.
Jul 14, 2015

Iranians' View of the Nuclear Deal: Optimistic, With Significant Caveats interc.pt/1GjKe4n

Jul 14, 2015

Iranians’ View of the Nuclear Deal: Optimistic, With Significant Caveats interc.pt/1GjKe4n

Jul 14, 2015

Iranians’ View of the Nuclear Deal: Optimistic, With Significant Caveats firstlook.org/theintercept/2…

Jul 14, 2015

From April: Iranians are Much Talked about on Sunday Morning TV, Never Heard From firstlook.org/theintercept/2… -easy fix firstlook.org/theintercept/2…

Jul 14, 2015

RT @SinaToossi: Superb piece: Iranians’ View of the Nuclear Deal: Optimistic, With Significant Caveats interc.pt/1GjKe4n by @ggreenwald @mazmhussain

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TRANSCRIPT: An Interview with Max Blumenthal on the One Year Anniversary of Israel's Attack on Gaza

firstlook.org — This is the full transcript of our interview with Max Blumenthal. To listen to the audio, click here. This transcript has been edited for clarity.

Tony Blair and the Self-Exalting Mindset of the West: In Two Paragraphs

readersupportednews.org — 'Tony Blair today took a little time off from serving the world's despots in order to exploit the 10th anniversary of the July 7 London train bombing. He did so by casting blame on 'radical Islam' for the world's violence while exempting himself.' Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept
Jul 08, 2015

Tony Blair ain't lookin' so hot these days. (Actually, the sheen has been off for some time.) readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-7…

On the One-Year Anniversary of Israel's Attack on Gaza: an Interview with Max Blumenthal

firstlook.org — One year ago today, Israel invaded, bombed and shelled Gaza, and continued to do that for the next seven weeks. According to the UN, at least 2,104 Gazans were killed - 1,462 of whom (69%) were civilians, including 495 children. A total of 6 Israeli civilians, and 66 soldiers, were killed.
Jul 08, 2015

On the One-Year Anniversary of Israel's Attack on Gaza: an Interview with @MaxBlumenthal interc.pt/1eFztU6

Jul 08, 2015

On the One-Year Anniversary of Israel’s Attack on Gaza: an Interview with Max Blumenthal interc.pt/1eFztU6 by @ggreenwald

Jul 08, 2015

[An eye-opener for #Israel bhakts] On the 1-year anniv. of Israel’s attack on Gaza: an Interview with Max Blumenthal interc.pt/1eFztU6

Jul 08, 2015

Observe the One-Year Anniversary of Israel’s Attack on Gaza: @ggreenwald interviews @MaxBlumenthal about his new book interc.pt/1eFztU6

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Tony Blair and the Self-Exalting Mindset of the West: in Two Paragraphs

firstlook.org — Tony Blair today took a little time off from serving the world's despots in order to exploit the 10th anniversary of the July 7 London train bombing. He did so by casting blame on "radical Islam" for the world's violence while exempting himself, pronouncing: This is a global problem...
Jul 07, 2015

Tony Blair and the Self-Exalting Mindset of the West: in Two Paragraphs interc.pt/1Haennx

Jul 07, 2015

Tony Blair and the Self-Exalting Mindset of the West: in Two Paragraphs interc.pt/1Haennx by @ggreenwald

Jul 07, 2015

Tony Blair and the Self-Exalting Mindset of the West: in Two Paragraphs interc.pt/1Haennx by @ggreenwald

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Today's Civilian Victims in Yemen Will be Ignored Because U.S. and its Allies Are Responsible

firstlook.org — In Fayoush, Yemen this morning, just outside of Aden, "a massive airstrike" hit a marketplace and killed at least 45 civilians, wounding another 50. Officials told AP that "bodies were strewn about following the strike." The bombing was carried out by what is typically referred to as a "Saudi-led coalition"; it is rarely mentioned in western media reports that the U.S.
Jul 06, 2015

"Today's civilian victims in #Yemen," writes @ggreenwald "will be ignored because US & its allies are responsible" interc.pt/1CWd9vd

Jul 06, 2015

Today's Civilian Victims in Yemen Will be Ignored Because U.S. and its Allies Are Responsible interc.pt/1CWd9vd

Jul 06, 2015

Today’s Civilian Victims in Yemen Will be Ignored Because U.S. and its Allies Are Responsible interc.pt/1CWd9vd by @ggreenwald

Jul 06, 2015

RT @the_intercept: Today's Civilian Victims in Yemen Will be Ignored Because U.S. and its Allies Are Responsible interc.pt/1CWd9vd by @ggreenwald

Jul 06, 2015

RT @the_intercept: Why Americans are unlikely to hear about the dozens of Yemenis killed in today's airstrike: interc.pt/1CWd9vd pic.twitter.com/EhLvBW8y6C

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NSA's Top Brazilian Political and Financial Targets Revealed by New WikiLeaks Disclosure

firstlook.org — Top secret data from the National Security Agency, shared with The Intercept by WikiLeaks, reveals that the U.S. spy agency targeted the cellphones and other communications devices of more than a dozen top Brazilian political and financial officials, including the country's president Dilma Rousseff, whose presidential plane's telephone was on the list.
Jul 04, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: NEW: NSA's Top Brazilian Political and Financial Targets Revealed by New WikiLeaks Disclosure interc.pt/1Ch5GfJ

Jul 04, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: NEW: NSA's Top Brazilian Political and Financial Targets Revealed by New WikiLeaks Disclosure interc.pt/1Ch5GfJ

Jul 04, 2015

NEW: NSA's Top Brazilian Political and Financial Targets Revealed by New WikiLeaks Disclosure interc.pt/1Ch5GfJ

Jul 04, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: NEW: NSA's Top Brazilian Political and Financial Targets Revealed by New WikiLeaks Disclosure interc.pt/1Ch5GfJ

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Government Trolls Are Using ''Psychology-Based Influence Techniques'' in Social Media

beforeitsnews.com — (Before It's News) By Michael Snyder Have you ever come across someone on the Internet that you suspected was a paid government troll? Well, there is a very good chance that you were not imagining things. Thanks to Edward Snowden, we now have solid proof that paid government trolls are using "psychology-based influence techniques" on social media websites such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
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Jul 31, 2015

When is the net British lecture to the world on democracy and human rights? Those are so pretty. twitter.com/andrew_graeme/…

Jul 31, 2015

Settlers violence against Palestinians is a pattern, not an aberration, and they usually do so with impunity electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abun…

Jul 31, 2015

As Palestinians protest the arson-killing of an infant by an Israeli, the IDF shoots & kills a 17-year-old protester haaretz.com/news/diplomacy…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @WideAsleepNima: Thankfully for Israel, those strongest possible terms don't include actually doing anything. twitter.com/lrozen/status/…

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