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Bay Area Muslim Leader Has Her Award Rescinded by Interfaith Group After Pro-Israel Activists Objected

For Muslim activists in the U.S., such events are as common as they are ugly.

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The Democratic Party’s 2018 View of Identity Politics Is Confusing, and Thus Appears Cynical and Opportunistic

Given its rhetoric, how does the party justify supporting white male machine politicians over credible female challengers, LGBT people, and people of color?

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Glenn Greenwald Interviews Democratic Primary Challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York

Can a 28-year-old democratic socialist pull off one of the rarest feats in U.S. politics: beating an entrenched incumbent in a Democratic Party primary?

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Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought by Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods

Why are animal rights activists who took nothing of commercial value facing prison terms? Because the law is being abused to intimidate and silence them.

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Democrats Set to Re-Nominate Sen. Bob Menendez After Preventing Challengers, Showing How Calcified the Party Is

Democrats unite behind one of the sleaziest, most corrupt incumbent senators, ensuring that no credible primary challenge can be mounted.

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The FBI Informant Who Monitored the Trump Campaign, Stefan Halper, Oversaw a CIA Spying Operation in the 1980 Presidential Election

Far from the top-secret, covert intelligence asset the FBI has depicted him as, Stefan Halper is a longtime, well-known CIA operative, with ties to the Bush family and a shady past.

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Inside the Barbaric U.S. Industry of Dog Experimentation

An investigation into Ridglan Farms shines a light on a largely hidden industry that breeds and cages dogs for the sole purpose of experimentation.

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Ex-presidente do Equador Rafael Correa qualifica como “tortura” o tratamento de Julian Assange

Em entrevista exclusiva, o ex-presidente equatoriano fala sobre Assange, alegações do The Guardian e a postura “submissa” do seu sucessor em relação aos EUA.

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Ecuador’s Ex-President Rafael Correa Denounces Treatment of Julian Assange as “Torture”

In an exclusive interview, the former Ecuadorian leader speaks about Assange, allegations from The Guardian, and the “submissive” posture of his successor to the U.S.

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Will Democrats Unite to Block Trump’s Torturer, Gina Haspel, as CIA Chief? If Not, What Do They #Resist?

The bipartisan national security class has united to support a torturer as CIA chief. What will it say about Washington if she is confirmed?

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Six Animal Rights Activists Charged With Felonies for Investigation and Rescue That Led to Punishment of a Utah Turkey Farm

With the agricultural industry’s “ag-gag” laws dying in court, it appears to be turning to new tactics to silence activists and journalists who expose its abuses.

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MSNBC’s Joy Reid Claims Her Website Was Hacked and Bigoted Anti-LGBT Content Added, a Bizarre Story Liberal Outlets Ignore

The key issue is not Reid's old, repudiated bigotry. It is the veracity of her current denials of authorship and hacking claims.

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The DNC’S Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks Poses a Serious Threat to Press Freedom

The DNC's theory that it's illegal to publish internal campaign documents is far more of a menace to press freedom than Trump's tweets about Chuck Todd.

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How Shoddy Reporting and Anti-Russian Propaganda Coerced Ecuador to Silence Julian Assange

A series of false claims shaped Western narratives about WikiLeaks and Catalan independence. Yet again, those most loudly denouncing “fake news” aggressively spread it.

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With Latest Syria Threats, Trump Continues to Be More Confrontational Toward Russia Than Obama Was

As usual, the prevailing narrative in official Washington and its media organs is the exact opposite of reality.

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Guaranteed Safety by the U.S., Former Guantánamo Detainee Now Faces Deportation to War-Torn Libya and Likely Death

Imprisoned by the U.S. with no charges for 14 years, Omar Khalifa now appears to be headed to likely death as the U.S. and Senegal breach its commitments to him.

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The $500,000 GoFundMe Charity Campaign for Wealthy Ex-FBI Official Andrew McCabe Is Obscene

In the name of “resistance,” small donors — encouraged by a cable news star — have contributed a vast sum of money online to help a rich career FBI official.

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Noor Salman, Widow of Pulse Killer Omar Mateen, Is Found Not Guilty of All Charges

The rarest of events has just occurred: justice is served in a terrorism case involving a Muslim defendant.

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At Trial of Omar Mateen’s Wife, Judge’s Questioning Reveals a Huge Hole in Prosecution’s Case and Deceit by Prosecutors

The decision to prosecute Noor Salman was very odd from the start. Today, the case against her all but fell apart.

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Não deixe que a política radical de Marielle seja explorada ou apagada, como o Fantástico tentou fazer ontem à noite

A Rede Globo quer converter Marielle em um símbolo agradável de clichês políticos, e utilizá-la para seus fins. O modelo é similar à maneira como Martin Luther King é discutido atualmente nos EUA.

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