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CPJ welcomes sentence of murder mastermind in Russia - by Trixi
New York, July 24, 2015-The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the sentencing to life in prison today of a Russian nationalist leader in connection with the 2009 fatal attack on human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov, in which Novaya Gazeta journalist Anastasiya Baburova was also killed.
Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:26AM
Brewster Kahle: A digital library, 13 min - by www.openculture.com
Kahle is deeply invested in data. The challenges of maintaining the Internet Archive are immense, including translating old, unplayable formats to new ones. But what Kahle calls the greatest challenge is the perennial threat to all libraries: “they burn.” And he’s committed to designing for that eventuality by making copies of the archive and distributing them around the world.
Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:23AM
Internet providers are throttling you in order to limit your access to political informati - by Emily
Internet providers are throttling you in order to limit your access to political information The internet, on your phone or tablet, goes way faster, and delivers more news, and media, than you are being allowed to see. The device in your hand already goes ten times faster and holds 100 times more news and media than your mobile ISP lets you have. In other words, the devices you paid your hard earned money for, are being choked off, on purpose, by T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Comcast and othe...
Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:03AM
Russia: Making troop deaths a secret ‘attacks freedom of expression’ - by Amnesty International
A decree signed today by President Vladimir Putin making deaths of Russian forces “in peacetime” a state secret is yet another attack on freedom of expression in the country, Amnesty International said.
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:05PM
Check the Warning Labels The Repackaging of Tom Hayden - by repost
Tom Hayden, a defender of Zionist Apartheid Israel is gets a build up on Pacifica, KPFA BET and Amy Goodman "Democracy Now"
Posted: Sat May 9, 2015 8:31PM
Tibet and the global economy: is today’s China poisoning the West? - by Yeshe Choesang
Dharamshala — The democratic ideals of freedom and liberty that the world enjoy today were won through a decades-long struggle. However, despite the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and human rights, a popular future slogan may arise among the Western world who fought for these principles: "Today's China is tomorrow's Western world". Gradually, their values are becoming one and the same.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 5:26AM
Why "Democracy Now" Refused to Interview Me on the 50th Ann of Assassination of Malcom X - by Roland Sheppard
Amy Goodman's Democracy Now has refused to interview a trade unionist and Marxist Roland Sheppard who was at the auditorium when Malcom X was assassinated.
Posted: Mon Mar 9, 2015 12:27PM
Facebook Racially Profiles Native American Traditional Last Names - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
Native Advocate Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney discusses the racial profiling by Facebook against Native Americans, who use their traditional Native last names on Facebook and then deactivate their accounts claiming that are NOT Natives and are using phony, bogus last names.
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:49PM
Interview With Iraq War Veteran Emily Yates (video/x-flv 48.7MB) - by Ed Rippy
Emily Yates talks about her life in the US Army as a journalist in Iraq, the military's embedding program, and ways to support and learn from veterans. Video: 14:49
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:39PM
Cherán K’eri: Political parties are dead to us in this town - by El Enemigo Común
In April, the Purépecha municipality of Cherán K’eri, Michoacán is celebrating four years of its uprising to end organized crime in its territory.
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:07PM
10 Strategies of Manipulation Revisited - by Jascha Jaworski
Sylvain Timsit shows how society is influenced and what information is deemed relevant. Since information always leads to perception and perception is the basis of all action, information also explains the social reality and the change of social reality. Society can be manipulated without a critical mass of people realizing this http://libyaagainstsuperpowermedia.org/2012/03/05/sylvain-timsit-ten-techniques-for-the-manipulation-of-public-opinion/
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:25AM
France faces ‘litmus test’ for freedom of expression as dozens arrested in wake of attacks - by Amnesty International
A string of at least 69 arrests in France this week on the vague charge of “defending terrorism” (“l’apologie du terrorisme”) risks violating freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 5:58PM
The Paris Attacks, Racism and Islamophobia - by Tara Dorabji
Zahra Billoo discusses the Paris attacks, the ensuing media frenzy and the rising wave of global racism against Muslims.
Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 2:38PM
Todd Wolfson on ‘Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left’ (audio/mpeg 6.4MB) - by IMCista
Sonali Kolhatkar, host of Uprising with Sonali, speaks with Todd Wolfson to discuss his new book ‘Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left.’ Topics discussed include Indymedia, the emergence of blogging and social networks, IMCs maintaining their own servers, and social movements becoming overly dependent on corporate networks.
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:31PM
The Atack against Charlie Hebdo - by International Communist Party
After the attack against Charlie Hebdo, all the formidable power of the media and bourgeois propaganda kicked in to use the emotion born of the bloody massacre to rouse support for "national unity" and the "values of the Republic." the Government, parties of the left, right and far- right (excised by the organizers of the Paris march, the far-right Front National (FN) of le Pen called for demonstrations in the provinces), trade union apparachniks and multiple associations called for large dem...
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:34AM
Korean Union of Media Workers:Stop Gagging & Intimidating Korean Journalists Choo & Kim - by Korean Union Of Media Workers
The Korean Union Of Media Workers has issued a statement protesting the intimidation of journalists in South Korea by the Park government and to stop the imprisonment of investigative journalists Choo Jinwoo and Kim Oujoon
Posted: Wed Jan 7, 2015 12:01PM
Security is not a crime: Spanish state asserts internet privacy tantamount to terrorism - by Riseup.net
We reject this Kafka-esque criminalization of social movements, and the ludicrous and extremely alarming implication that protecting one's internet privacy is tantamount to terrorism.
Posted: Tue Jan 6, 2015 7:16PM
Help ReLaunch Fire to the Prisons - by FTTP
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Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:28AM
Internet freedom faces new attack as China seeks to shape global web rules - by Amnesty International
The Chinese government’s increasing efforts to influence global cyberspace rules is a further sign that internet freedom is under a sustained attack, said Amnesty International, ahead of China’s first World Internet Conference.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:40PM
Hezbollah & the Battle Against ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra in Lebanon (Censored on Facebook) - by Steven Argue
I posted the following on Facebook, but it has been completely deleted by the Facebook staff almost everywhere it was posted and shared. Elsewhere on Facebook, the text remains, but the photo has been removed. In addition, Facebook is blocking the ability to repost it. This is in league with past Facebook censorship of many people, including this author, regarding protests against police brutality in Ferguson and opposing the Israeli slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza. This calls into ques...
Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 6:39AM