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A Woman of Affairs 1928

A Woman of Affairs 1928 | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Imdb 7.8 Childhood friends Diana (Greta Garbo), Neville (John Gilbert) and David (Johnny Mack Brown) are caught in a love triangle as adults. Diana and Neville have long been smitten with each other, but her father disapproves of the relationship, resulting in her eventual marriage to David. It's not long after their wedding, however, that…
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A great old silent movie. A change from the daily grind of mundane telly 
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Chinese Communist Posters - Revolutionary Committees (1967)

Chinese Communist Posters - Revolutionary Committees (1967) | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Revolutionary committees are good, 1976 On 24 January 1967, Mao Zedong renamed the Shanghai People's Commune as the Shanghai Revolutionary Committee. These Revolutionary Committees (革命委员会, Geming w...
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Something to Think About- Got a job teaching kids how ...

Something to Think About- Got a job teaching kids how ... | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Got a job teaching kids how government works. I told them to put their sweets on the table, took everything and told them to fuck off. — J.D. Gallagher (@jd_gallagher) July 12, 2013 via Twitter / j...
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The WikiLeaks Truck Is Still Rustling Jimmies at Bradley Manning's Trial

The WikiLeaks Truck Is Still Rustling Jimmies at Bradley Manning's Trial | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Artist Clark Stoeckley, the owner of the mobile performance art piece known as the WikiLeaks truck, is one of a handful of activists and reporters that consistently attend Bradley Manning’s trial, ...
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Draft EU data law could kill casual web browsing, digital SMEs warn

Draft EU data law could kill casual web browsing, digital SMEs warn | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
A group of Irish online publishers say draft European laws could force users to register just to see the homepage of a website. Justin Cullen of Core Media, Sean Kelly MEP, Agata Nowacka of IAB Eur...
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Attorneys in Bradley Manning Trial Fight Over Tweet Authenticity

Attorneys in Bradley Manning Trial Fight Over Tweet Authenticity | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
The military trial in the case of Wikileaker Bradley Manning continued earlier this week.  An interesting legal point in the case has arisen, as Manning’s defense lawyers pushed back against tweets...
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Hundred thousand digs at ‘pimp’ Enda

Hundred thousand digs at ‘pimp’ Enda | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Did you hear the one about the pimp, the prostitute and the war criminal? It’s a national joke, according to left-wing TD Clare Daly. Unlike the US in Guantanamo Bay, Ms Daly took no prisoners as s...
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Wed June 19th will mark a year since WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London seeking sanctuary

Wed June 19th will mark a year since WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London seeking sanctuary | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Wed June 19th will mark a year since WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London seeking sanctuary. The Ecuadorian government was immediately threatened in private corr...
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Anti Austerity news

Spaniards hold anti-austerity demos Press TV Deteriorating economic situation in Europe has created growing discontent among the European public, with many nations across the continent grappling wi...
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Photos: Northern Ireland’s panoramic Lough Erne Hotel gets ready for the G8 summit

Photos: Northern Ireland’s panoramic Lough Erne Hotel gets ready for the G8 summit | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
NOW that Northern Ireland is more peaceful place, it’s encouraging to see it being picked to host the laste G8 bunfight. The great and good (and look out for Mr G9 Bono in attendance) will mass at ...
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Edward Snowden – NSA Whistleblower Comes Forward: Daily Whistleblower News - Government Accountability Project

Edward Snowden – NSA Whistleblower Comes Forward: Daily Whistleblower News - Government Accountability Project | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Another groundbreaking story from The Guardian over the weekend revealed the identity of the whistleblower behind the recent NSA surveillance disclosures to be a young, former technical assistant f...
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The Silent Death of the American Left

Is there a Left in America today? There is, of course, a Left ideology, a Left of the mind, a Left of theory and critique. But is there a Left movement? Does the Left exist as an oppositional polit...
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G8 summit: 3,600 extra police officers being flown to NI

G8 summit: 3,600 extra police officers being flown to NI | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott has said an extra 3,600 police officers are being flown into Northern Ireland next month from Great Britain for the G8 summit. Mr Baggott said Northern Ireland was...
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The ‘Unnatural’ Death of Dr Kelly: The Forensic Pathology – The Subversion of Due Process Continues

The ‘Unnatural’ Death of Dr Kelly: The Forensic Pathology – The Subversion of Due Process Continues | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Andrew Watt ended his article with the post-mortem examination being carried out by Dr Nicholas Hunt on the evening the body was found 18 July 2003.  It was the penetrating smell of Lysol, lights a...
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The European economic crisis has coincided with a decline in press freedom in the EU.

The European economic crisis has coincided with a decline in press freedom in the EU. | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
n the half decade since the beginning of the economic crisis, global press freedom has declined, and the EU has been no exception to this trend. Reporting on a new survey on press freedom, Jennifer...
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misebogland

misebogland | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Corruption, Banks, Politics, health, welfare, rights/liberties oil & gas, Ireland, The world and anything that catches my fancy
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Shell under fresh pressure over reports of the size of its Niger Delta oil spills

Shell under fresh pressure over reports of the size of its Niger Delta oil spills | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Jun 19th, 2013 by John Donovan. …an independent investigation into how the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s guidelines are enforced found ‘discrepancies’ between Shell’s sto...
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I will put money on Shell getting away with another criminal act 

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'Big step' for whistleblowers

'Big step' for whistleblowers | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Australia Takes a Step in the Right Direction Whistleblowers stand to receive more protection when reporting wrongdoing under new laws passed in Parliament today. The Public Interest Disclosure Bil...
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Australia takes one small step for democracy

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Irish parliamentarian calls Obama hypocrite of century | Big News Network

Irish parliamentarian calls Obama hypocrite of century | Big News Network | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Many people have rallied in support of controversial Independent TD Clare Daly after her extraordinary attack on the visiting U.S. president Barack Obama and his family Daly didn't miss any punches...
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NSA surveillance news

NSA surveillance news | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
  Obama Defends NSA Surveillance Program, Says It's 'Transparent' By The Huffington Post News Team ACLU sues Obama administration over NSA surveillance - USA Today · Obama to discuss NSA surve...
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Bradley Manning- Latest News

Bradley Manning- Latest News | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
Bradley Manning's Accomplishments OpEdNews Most comments about PFC Bradley Manning miss the obviously obvious here. To see what Manning accomplished in his nearly-impossible situation, we must take...
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The Apartheid Wall in Palestine:

The Apartheid Wall in Palestine: | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
The Apartheid Wall in Palestine: The photos tell the tale of segregation created by the state of Israel  
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The Irish face of the English Defence League (EDL)

The Irish face of the English Defence League (EDL) | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
THIS is the controversial Luton Irishman behind the far right English Defence League who have been protesting against ethnic groups on Britain’s streets in the aftermath of last month’s Woolwich te...
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Deep throats united

Deep throats united | Politics, Liberties and Rights | Scoop.it
It was not Journalists’ Day in the rest of the world this week but the rest of the world is following a trial that might set the 21st century tone to the ever-thorny relationship between government...
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