Police State & Civil Rights

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In the past twenty plus years, a new criminal sanction has found its way into statutes in at least forty plus states: a life sentence without the possibility of parole (LWOP).

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As the public finally becomes outraged over the NSA’s illegal spying, members of government and the corporate media wage an information war to misdirect that anger to issues of less importance.

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The NSA has compromised the guarantees that internet companies have given consumers that communications, online banking & medical records would be indecipherable to criminals or governments.

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The ‘Boston Bombings’ have larger political & economic impacts. They set the stage for a new round of wars abroad & regressive changes at home.

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Police Repression in Haiti: Thousands March Demanding President Martelly’s Resignation – Hundreds Faint from Tear Gas By Thomas Péralte and Kim Ives, October 22, 2014
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October 22: National Day of Protest across US against Police Brutality and Repression By Global Research News, October 22, 2014
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Martial Law in America: Fearing a Future Emergency, Governors Declare a State of Emergency By Eric Blair, October 22, 2014
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New Terror Narrative Emerging: ISIS Supports American Resistance By Daniel Taylor, October 22, 2014
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Turkish Government Seeks New Police State Powers By Jean Shaoul, October 21, 2014
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First Amendment Under Attack: Governor of PA Threatens to Silence Mumia By Prison Radio, October 21, 2014
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Data Secrecy Company Whisper Accused of Sharing Information with Media and Military By Pratap Chatterjee, October 20, 2014
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Press TV Reporter Serena Shim Killed in Turkey Car Crash after ‘Spying Accusations’ By RT, October 20, 2014
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Police State USA: Feds Continue Orwellian Surveillance of Social Media By Joe Wright, October 20, 2014
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Leaked Documents Expose Secret Contracts Between NSA and Tech Companies By Thomas Gaist, October 20, 2014
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US State Department Regulations Against Free Speech to “Shape and Sustain a… Democratic World” By Peter Van Buren, October 20, 2014
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Internet Morality and Policing Harassment: Punishing the Trolls By Binoy Kampmark, October 20, 2014
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Thousands Protest Disappearance of Mexican Teaching Students By Don Knowland, October 19, 2014
Feds Wanted Private Data on All Visitors to Liberal Internet News Site
FBI Director Demands Unfettered Access to All Encrypted Phone Data By Thomas Gaist, October 19, 2014
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British Parliament Sends a Message to Obama: the People See Israel as a ‘Bully’ By Philip Weiss, October 16, 2014
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Human Consciousness and the “Battered Citizen Syndrome”: The Psychological Impacts of War Propaganda and State-sponsored Terrorism By Prof. James F. Tracy, October 16, 2014
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The High Cost of Living in a Police State: US Officers Shielded from Justice By John W. Whitehead, October 15, 2014
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British Parliament Votes Overwhelmingly to Recognize Palestinian State By Philip Weiss, October 14, 2014
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Ebola Camps? Fox Analyst Calls For Quarantine Camps In Every City By Steve Watson, October 14, 2014
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Censorship Alert: the Alternative Media Harassed by the NSA By Dr. Christof Lehmann, October 13, 2014
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Palestinians Torn over Contact with Israelis By Jonathan Cook, October 13, 2014
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Australia and the War on Terror By Sepehr Samiei, October 11, 2014
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US State Officials Using Fear About the Spread of Ebola as a Mechanism for Encroaching on Freedom By J. D. Heyes, October 10, 2014
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Protests Continue in St. Louis Over Police Shooting of Another Black Teen By Press TV, October 10, 2014
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Ferguson: “Weekend of Resistance” Against Police Violence – Cops Preparing for Violent Confrontation By Kurt Nimmo, October 10, 2014
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Race and Militarism from Ferguson to Syria: A letter to African Americans By Ajamu Baraka, October 09, 2014
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Israel Bars Building Materials from Gaza – 15,671 Housing Units Damaged During Military Assault “Protective Edge” By Middle East Monitor, October 08, 2014
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Mexico Disarms Local Police in Missing Students’ City By Press TV, October 07, 2014
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Where is the Antiwar Movement? By Alex Kane, October 07, 2014
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Israeli Rightists Wave ISIS-style Flags in Protest of African Asylum-Seekers By Allison Deger, October 06, 2014
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Turkish President Proclaims “I Am Increasingly Against the Internet Every Day” By Michael Krieger, October 06, 2014
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Hong Kong: Beware of Staged Violence By Tony Cartalucci, October 06, 2014
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Australia, US Back Sham Election Staged by Fiji Military Regime By Frank Gaglioti, October 05, 2014
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Hong Kong Strikes Back – West Attempts to Spin Growing Anti-Occupy Movement By Tony Cartalucci, October 05, 2014
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Obama Deported a Record 438,421 People Last Year By Andre Damon, October 03, 2014
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Student Leaders Threaten to Escalate Hong Kong Protests By Peter Symonds, October 02, 2014
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War Crimes: Israel Targets Dairy Factory in Occupied West Bank. Palestinian Orphans Protest Demolition By International Solidarity Movement, October 02, 2014
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“Mumia Abu-Jamal Live From Death Row”: Why Mumia Matters to the Nation and the World By Prison Radio, October 02, 2014
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Police State America: US Department of Justice to Train “Community Leaders” to be Snitches for the Empire By Danny Haiphong, October 01, 2014
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Haiti: The US Supports the Curtailing of Democracy – Stop the Political Persecution of Aristide and Fanmi Lavalas By Danny Glover, October 01, 2014
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Haiti: Stop the Attacks on Former President Jean Bertrand Aristide and the Lavalas Movement By Haïti Liberté, October 01, 2014
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Mass Protests Continue in Hong Kong By Peter Symonds, October 01, 2014
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Orwellian Nightmare in the UK: A “No Social Media List” For “Extremists” And Potential Terrorists? By Michael Snyder, October 01, 2014
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Occupy Central: Hong Kong’s Fight against Neoliberalism By Ming Chun Tang, September 30, 2014
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US Openly Approves Hong Kong Chaos it Created By Tony Cartalucci, September 30, 2014
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Federal Judge Rules Detroit Residents Have No “Fundamental Right” to Water By Jerry White, September 30, 2014
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Police State USA: Ferguson Masses Continue to Challenge Racist Power Structure Unrest re-emerges while white police officer remains unscathed in Michael Brown shooting By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 30, 2014
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Guantanamo and the Case of Omar Khadr By Michael Welch, September 30, 2014
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Crushing Dissent in America: New York Fusion Center Declares Oath Keepers, Other Liberty Groups as ‘Extremist Threats’ By Melissa Melton, September 29, 2014
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The Model for America: Ruling Elites Dispense with Democracy in Detroit By Jerry White, September 29, 2014
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Obama’s Ukraine Policy. Crimes against Humanity in Donbass By Eric Zuesse, September 29, 2014
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Britain’s Secret State: Members of Armed Forces Prohibited from Talking to Journalists By Dominic Ponsford, September 27, 2014
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Apartheid Housing: Israeli Court Upholds ‘Discriminatory’ Laws By Bethan Staton, September 27, 2014
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Australia’s Police State: “Coercive Surveillance” and the New Security Laws By Binoy Kampmark, September 27, 2014
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The Sandy Hook School Massacre: Unanswered Questions and Missing Information By Prof. James F. Tracy, September 26, 2014
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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron Says “Non-Violent Conspiracy Theorists” Are Just As Dangerous As ISIS By Activist Post, September 26, 2014
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UN Security Council Resolution on “Foreign Terrorist Fighters” Targets Democratic Rights By Joseph Kishore, September 25, 2014
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The Australia Police State: When Torture Might be Allowed Down Under By Binoy Kampmark, September 24, 2014
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Australia and Islamic State Beheadings: Prime Minister Abbott sees Terrorists Lurking in Australian Suburbs By Binoy Kampmark, September 23, 2014
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US Police Get “Anti-Terror Training” in Israel on Privately Funded Trips By Global Research News, September 23, 2014
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Israeli Refuseniks: Occupation’s Dark Underbelly Exposed By Jonathan Cook, September 23, 2014
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Witch-Hunting in America’s Universities: Steven Salaita and the New McCarthyism By Bill Van Auken, September 23, 2014
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Ronald Reagan’s Executive Order 12333: End-Running the Fourth Amendment; “Legalizing” Police State Surveillance By Peter Van Buren, September 22, 2014
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Private Police State? Blackwater-Like Contractor Seeks to Legalize Private Police in the U.S. By Eric Blair, September 22, 2014
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174 Palestinians Kidnapped in One Week By Tony Seed, September 22, 2014
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Multi Billion Dollar Bonanza: Companies which Make Money By Keeping Americans “Terrified of Terror Attacks” A massive industry profits off the government-induced fear of terrorism. By Alex Kane, September 22, 2014
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Turkey Protects the Islamic State: Nurse Says She’s Tired of Treating ISIL Terrorists By Global Research News, September 21, 2014
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Voter Fraud: Was the Scottish Independence Referendum Rigged to Fail? By Shawn Helton, September 20, 2014
CIA Whistleblower: “US is a Police State, Obama Consciously Allows Torture” By RT, September 19, 2014
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The Feds Are Also Militarizing Public Schools with Grenade Launchers, M16s and Tanks By Michael Krieger, September 18, 2014
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Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America By Chris Hedges, September 17, 2014
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Police State USA: Ferguson Demands Justice Despite Repression, Criminalization Civil disobedience results in the arrests of 35 people By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 16, 2014
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FBI’s Facial Recognition Program Hits ‘Full Operational Capability’ By RT, September 16, 2014
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“Police State Down Under”, Mass Surveillance in New Zealand: Tapping the South Cross Sea Cable By Binoy Kampmark, September 16, 2014
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British Police State: Routine State Surveillance of Journalists’ Communications Breaches International Law By The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, September 15, 2014
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Analysis of the Presidential Election in Turkey. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Historic Victory. Failure of the Centre-Left By Socialist Project, September 13, 2014
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Racism and Colonialism: University of Illinois Fires Palestinian Scholar for “Uncivilized” Tweets About Israeli Assault on Gaza By Jakeet Singh, September 13, 2014
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Senate Hearing Whitewashes Militarization of American Police By Tom Hall and E. P. Bannon, September 12, 2014
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Human Rights and Justice in Canada – The Case of Omar Khadr An evening honouring Dennis Edney, lawyer of Omar Khadr By Global Research News, September 12, 2014
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Ramping up the Alert: The Terror Threat in Australia By Binoy Kampmark, September 11, 2014