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Chargers announce multi-year broadcast agreements with L.A. stations

The Los Angeles Chargers have announced multi-year broadcast agreements with several Los Angeles based stations via a press release Wednesday.

Below fans can find the full release from the team and all of the stations and ways that they can catch their Bolts in action in 2017. 814 more words

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Utah Department of Corrections releases Technical Manual for their execution process

The list of witnesses to the execution must be completed a minimum of two weeks before the date of execution, and carries strict rules: the condemned may only choose five family members, friends, or religious figures to be there at the moment of death, and witnesses have to sign forms in order to view the execution. 76 more words

Americas

Julian Assange: enemy of the state

Power corrupts, the saying goes, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.  If a government has the power to commit crimes in secret, and to punish people for revealing its crimes, what limit is there on its absolute power. 747 more words

Civil Liberties

Mexican illegal immigrant population in US lowest since 2009 – study

A new report has found that the number of unauthorized Mexican immigrants residing in the US has been steadily decreasing over the past 10 years, and they no longer make up the majority of illegal immigrants. 565 more words

Politics

Dissent on the Lower East Side: the Post-Political Condition

By Stanley L. Cohen | CounterPunch | April 25, 2017

This coming Sunday, April 30th, at 5PM, there will be a panel discussion entitled “The Post Political Condition… Trump, Brexit, and The Middle East… What Next?

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United States

Don't Try To Prosecute Julian Assange

Listen.  I, too, think Julian Assange is a self-righteous posturing phony, a rapist, an enemy of liberty, an abetter of tyrants, and a witting KGB cutout.  526 more words

Democratic Erosion

The Iron Jaws of the Police State: Trump’s America Is a Constitution-Free Zone, by John W. Whitehead

John W. Whitehead deserves a lot of credit for being one of the most consistent and nonpartisan defenders of America’s vanishing civil liberties. From Whitehead at rutherford.org: 377 more words

Government