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These Are Lies The @NYTimes Wants You to Believe About #Russia - #oil #media #US - alternet. org

These Are Lies The @NYTimes Wants You to Believe About #Russia - #oil #media #US - alternet. org | News in english | Scoop.it

These Are Lies The @NYTimes Wants You to Believe About #Russia - #oil #media #US - alternet. org

Our sanctions caused Russia's downturn. They protect Big Oil and make the world more dangerous.

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#Uruguay Takes on #London #UK #Bankers, Marlboro #MadMen and the #TPP - #lobbycracy - Truthout

#Uruguay Takes on #London #UK #Bankers, Marlboro #MadMen and the #TPP - #lobbycracy - Truthout

A tiny South American nation battles the power of a new transnational order.

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How Fear Of #OccupyWallStreet Undermined the #RedCross’ Sandy Relief Effort #OWS #Charity #Humanitaire

How Fear Of #OccupyWallStreet Undermined the #RedCross’ Sandy Relief Effort #OWS #Charity #Humanitaire | News in english | Scoop.it

How Fear Of #OccupyWallStreet Undermined the #RedCross’ Sandy Relief Effort #OWS #Charity #Humanitaire

Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.

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#US Congress allows @BarackObama to reopen #MilitaryAid to #Egypt - Al-Monitor #HumanRights

#US Congress allows @BarackObama to reopen #MilitaryAid to #Egypt - Al-Monitor #HumanRights | News in english | Scoop.it

#US Congress allows @BarackObama to reopen #MilitaryAid to #Egypt - Al-Monitor #HumanRights

The spending bill released the evening of Dec. 9 allows the State Department to waive human rights requirements and free up $1.3 billion worth of military aid.

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@CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me

@CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me | News in english | Scoop.it

@CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me

Senate investigations have known about abuses in the CIA interrogation program for years. The man in charge says he just found out about some of them on Tuesday.

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▶ Untrained, unregulated armed guards risking public safety among new report - #Police #USA - RT America - 1:45

▶ Untrained, unregulated armed guards risking public safety among new report - #Police #USA  - RT America - 1:45

Armed guards in America are regulated by lax laws, receive minimal oversight and have almost no accountability, according to a new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting and CNN. Nearly one million individuals in the US are employed as security guards, and for those that carry guns, many have never even fired them in any capacity, including training. RT’s Ameera David has more details on the alarming study.

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#Moron ▶ Damage Control: @CIA chief challenges torture report claims, defends Bush-era tactics - RT - 10 mn

#Moron ▶ Damage Control: @CIA chief challenges torture report claims, defends Bush-era tactics - RT - 10 mn

The head of the CIA, John Brennan, has held a news conference, seeking to defend his agency in the wake of damning torture revelations. RT's Gayane Chichakyan reports.

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“Full of crap” @CIA #torture report lies – Dick Cheney - RT America - 8 mn

“Full of crap” @CIA #torture report lies – Dick Cheney - RT America - 8 mn

Former President George W. Bush knew which torture techniques were used by the CIA to interrogate subjects, according to former Vice President Dick Cheney. The controversial politician made the claims in an interview with Fox News, while also saying the recently released Senate report detailing the harsh methods is “full of crap.” Doctoral researcher and Iraq War veteran Jake Diliberto offers a contrasting view to RT’s Ben Swann.

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▶ #UN: '@CIA #torture must be investigated, we won't take 'no' for an answer' - RT - 4:22

▶ #UN: '@CIA #torture must be investigated, we won't take 'no' for an answer' - RT - 4:22

The damning US Senate report into CIA torture has led former Polish leaders to finally admit their country hosted a secret American prison, but they denied any knowledge of torture at the so-called black site. Meanwhile, some other European officials are not so forthcoming. Human Rights Watch and the UN are demanding justice.

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#Torture Report: What $300 Million Bought the @CIA's 'Detention and Interrogation' Program | #corruption VICE News

#Torture Report: What $300 Million Bought the @CIA's 'Detention and Interrogation' Program | #corruption VICE News | News in english | Scoop.it

#Torture Report: What $300 Million Bought the @CIA's 'Detention and Interrogation' Program | #corruption VICE News

The CIA had 'more money than [it] could possibly spend' to build black site prisons in other countries, bribe foreign officials, and more.

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#Mexico ▶ A Second Mexican #Revolution in The Works - 8 mn #corruption @EPN - TRNN

#Mexico ▶ A Second Mexican #Revolution in The Works - 8 mn #corruption @EPN - TRNN

he case of the 43 missing students has sparked a second revolution in Mexico as the discontent over current socio-economic conditions grow says John M. Ackerman, Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico

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#WinterInAmerica #Racism ▶ #California wants bail increased for jailed #EricGarner protesters - RT 2 mn #PoliceBrutality

#WinterInAmerica #Racism ▶ #California wants bail increased for jailed #EricGarner protesters - RT 2 mn #PoliceBrutality

Protests in California are continuing, as demonstrators refuse to give up their push for racial justice and accountability for police brutality. Following the non-indictments of the officers involved in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases, Oakland, Los Angeles and other areas have seen large marches, some of which result in arrests. RT’s Lindsay France has more from LA.

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10 Craziest Things in the Senate Report on #Torture cc @CIA - Matt Taibi for Rolling Stone

10 Craziest Things in the Senate Report on #Torture cc @CIA - Matt Taibi for Rolling Stone | News in english | Scoop.it

10 Craziest Things in the Senate Report on #Torture cc @CIA - Matt Taibi for Rolling Stone

The 10 craziest revelations from the Senate's long-delayed report on CIA torture.

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#US War Debt Is Over $2 Trillion, @BarackObama Wants to Spend More, but Is That the Answer? Truthout

#US War Debt Is Over $2 Trillion, @BarackObama Wants to Spend More, but Is That the Answer? Truthout

Every tank, round of munition, boot on the ground, drone, vehicle and death fails to justify two wars fought for too long with too much borrowed money.

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Gitmo & Bagram victim: #UK intel ‘completely involved at every level’ in @CIA #torture tactics - 5:39 - RT

Gitmo & Bagram victim: #UK intel ‘completely involved at every level’ in @CIA #torture tactics - 5:39 - RT

Former Bagram and Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg, who was subject to abuse and mentioned in the Senate committee report, dismissed claims that CIA torture could be justified, sharing his own experience with RT. He once made up facts to end the torture.

FULL ARTICLE: http://on.rt.com/7smm44

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#Egypt passes new law on 'terrorist' entities - Al-Monitor #HumanRights

#Egypt passes new law on 'terrorist' entities - Al-Monitor #HumanRights | News in english | Scoop.it

#Egypt passes new law on 'terrorist' entities - Al-Monitor #HumanRights

Egypt has passed a new law defining individuals and entities to be deemed terrorist, prompting fears that many human rights activists and civil society organizations with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood will be targeted.

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#USA #justice Why Innocent People Plead Guilty

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#USA #justice Why Innocent People Plead Guilty

How defendants are bullied into taking plea bargains instead of facing a jury.

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portrait : The Architect ( of #torture @CIA | VICE News

portrait : The Architect ( of #torture @CIA | VICE News | News in english | Scoop.it

portrait : The Architect ( of #torture @CIA | VICE News

In his first on-camera interview, Dr. James Mitchell, the alleged architect of the CIA's enhanced interrogation program, speaks with VICE News about waterboarding, radical Islam, and what he was asked to do after 9/11.

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#US hid #UK links in #torture report at request of British spy agencies - The Guardian

#US hid #UK links in #torture report at request of British spy agencies - The Guardian | News in english | Scoop.it

#US hid #UK links in #torture report at request of British spy agencies - The Guardian

Downing Street says UK intelligence asked for redactions to be made in Senate report on the grounds of national security

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#incredible ▶ “Do as I say, not as I have done or do?” @StateDept. spokeswoman #grilled over @CIA torture report - 22 mn

#incredible ▶ “Do as I say, not as I have done or do?” @StateDept. spokeswoman #grilled over @CIA torture report - 22 mn

The State Department press corps on Wednesday grilled spokesperson Jen Psaki over the recently released Senate report on the CIA’s post 9/11 torture tactics. Despite repeated attempts to move on to a different topic, journalists for 20 minutes refused to let Psaki change the subject, challenging the spokeswoman on why the US will not prosecute the responsible parties, and whether the US has the right to challenge other countries on human rights abuses.

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@CIA #torture report is a 'load of hooey', according to CIA’s torture adviser - The Independent

@CIA #torture report is a 'load of hooey', according to CIA’s torture adviser - The Independent | News in english | Scoop.it

@CIA #torture report is a 'load of hooey', according to CIA’s torture adviser - The Independent

Jim Mitchell paddles among the alligators on Florida’s Myakka River to relax. “I like the wilderness a lot,” he told one interviewer. “They’re more scared of me than I am of them.”

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#UK #Homeless #Veterans appeal: The ex-soldier who jumped in the Thames, survived and .. - The Independent

#UK #Homeless #Veterans appeal: The ex-soldier who jumped in the Thames, survived and .. - The Independent | News in english | Scoop.it

#UK #Homeless #Veterans appeal: The ex-soldier who jumped in the Thames, survived and .. - The Independent

Former soldier Mark McKillion, 42, came to Veterans Aid after a series of misfortunes – he lost his job, his relationship broke down, alcohol became a serious problem and he ended up sleeping rough. 

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Inside the @CIA’s Sadistic Dungeon #torture - The Daily Beast

Inside the @CIA’s Sadistic Dungeon #torture - The Daily Beast

Many of the most shocking scenes recounted in the Senate’s torture report all take place at a location known as ‘Cobalt,’ the ‘Dark Prison,’ the ‘Salt Pit,’ and a ‘dungeon.’

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The Corporate State Gets Stronger Every Time a Cop Kills a Citizen with Impunity by Chris Hedges

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The Corporate State Gets Stronger Every Time a Cop Kills a Citizen with Impunity by Chris Hedges

Mass acts of civil disobedience, now being carried out across the country, are the only mechanism left.

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#HumanRights #testimony @CIA "Detained illegaly at 17,I Grew Up in Guantanamo and Time Has Left Me Behind"

#HumanRights #testimony @CIA  "Detained illegaly at 17,I Grew Up in Guantanamo and Time Has Left Me Behind" | News in english | Scoop.it

#HumanRights #testimony @CIA  "Detained illegaly at 17,I Grew Up in Guantanamo and Time Has Left Me Behind"

I Grew Up in Guantanamo and Time Has Left Me Behind
Fahd Gazy has been illegally detained at the base since he was 17 years old.

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