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Chris Hedges and Glen Ford: Obama’s Legacy--The Smashing of the Left

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jan 23, 2017

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges looks back on President Barack Obama’s legacy with Glen Ford, Executive Editor of the Black Agenda Report.

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The Enemy is Not Trump, It is Ourselves by John Pilger

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by John Pilger
John Pilger, Jan. 17, 2017
January 21, 2017

On the day President Trump is inaugurated, thousands of writers in the United States will express their indignation. 2,287 more words

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Obama Expands Surveillance Powers on His Way Out by Kate Tummarello (Action Alert)

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by Kate Tummarello
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Jan. 12, 2017
January 14, 2017

With mere days left before President-elect Donald Trump takes the White House, President Barack Obama’s administration just finalized rules to make it easier for the nation’s intelligence agencies to share unfiltered information about innocent people. 499 more words

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Why Release the Torture Report Now by David Swanson

by David Swanson
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Let’s Try Democracy
January 6, 2017

A young man was tortured in Chicago this week. It wasn’t an act of the Chicago police. 985 more words

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The U.S. Government Has Essentially Created A Ministry of Truth

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TheRealNews on Dec 31, 2016

Obama’s Recently-Signed National Defense Authorization Act Includes A ‘Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act’. The Intercept’s Alex Emmons Explains.

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David Swanson: How Will Trump Wield Obama’s Modernized Nukes?

with David Swanson
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December 23, 2016

TheRealNews on Dec 23, 2016

The President-elect’s off-the-cuff, ignorant and inconsistent remarks suggests he’s either a cynical war profiteer or a true believer in the American myth that more militarism leads to fewer wars, says Noble Prize nominee David Swanson.

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John Pilger: The Media Blackout on the Blockade of China and Threat of Nuclear War

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with John Pilger

goingundergroundRT on Dec 3, 2016

We speak to award winning journalist and filmmaker John Pilger about his newest film, The Coming War with China.

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