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Dan Beeton
International Communications Director for the Center for Economic and Policy Research (). Contributing editor for . Opinions mine.
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Nils Gilman 2h
Best health care system in the world
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Ro Khanna 18h
RT if you agree that the United States shouldn’t sell weapons to Saudi Arabia — a regime that bombs children, tortures political dissidents, murders journalists, and has perpetuated the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
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Dan Beeton 19h
"The big news in the April data is . When is a slump a slump? We have three months of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showing little to no job growth in the sector....Michigan lost 2,500 manufacturing jobs last month."
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David Beard 23h
What doctors found US officials have done to caged kids: —Children's fingers crushed by cell doors. —A boy who'd lost nearly a third of his body weight in a matter of days. —Incorrect vaccine doses and missed diagnoses.
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Dan Beeton 23h
Does Boris Johnson go out of his way to bring to real life all the classic British comedies? I get that this is clearly a reenactment of the schoolmasters vs pupils match from 's "Meaning of Life," and that he spends much of his time doing the "Thick of It"...
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Dan Beeton 23h
This is great analysis from , full of important context that you won't find in major media reporting on the situation in , or on US-Venezuela relations.
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Mike Elk May 23
NEW: Top Journalists Accuse NewsGuild of Breaking Federal Law & Call for New Election. An open petition signed by dozens of prominent journalist accuse leadership of illegally disenfranchising over 3,000 voters
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WikiLeaks May 23
WIKILEAKS RESPONDS TO ESPIONAGE ACT INDICTMENT AGAINST ASSANGE: UNPRECEDENTED ATTACK ON FREE PRESS
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Bernie Sanders May 24
I was right about Vietnam. I was right about Iraq. I will do everything in my power to prevent a war with Iran. I apologize to no one.
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Dan Beeton 23h
Replying to @Dan_Beeton
"Washington has effectively blocked such aid to , has restricted its oil markets, & has frozen its assets in the US, handing some of the money over to . The combination of sanctions & the cut-off of credit turned a floundering economy into a drowning one."
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Dan Beeton 23h
Great piece from Jeff Faux questioning why some Dems' support efforts to oust 's elected govt. 1 reason: "the [oil] industry supports the think tanks & nurtures the policy mavens who set the parameters for foreign-policy groupthink in Washington"
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NACLA Report May 22
NACLA Report Call for Pitches: Reporting the Caribbean and the Environment. Deadline to submit is June 30. See flyers below for more details or visit:
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Reporters Committee May 23
Replying to @rcfp
Statement from executive director Bruce Brown:
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Edward Snowden May 23
The Department of Justice just declared war––€”not on Wikileaks, but on journalism itself. This is no longer about Julian Assange: This case will decide the future of media.
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Dan Beeton May 23
Replying to @Dan_Beeton
And, before being forced to seek refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy, Assange hosted an interview program on RT in which he interviewed prominent figures including Noam Chomsky, Imran Khan, and the then president of Ecuador Rafael Correa. 5/5
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Dan Beeton May 23
Replying to @Dan_Beeton
And Assange has acted as a public commentator, like many journalists do, throughout his public career, writing op-eds, books, and giving interviews in which he condemns US wars, coups, government surveillance, corruption, and corporate crimes, among other topics. 4/5
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Dan Beeton May 23
Replying to @wikileaks
When famously released the "Collateral Murder" video showing US military helicopter murder of Reuters journalists, & then 1st responders, in Iraq, Assange did a press conf explaining the video, its authenticity, & significance. As does this 3/5
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Dan Beeton May 23
Replying to @Dan_Beeton
Wikileaks publishes docs, along with original reporting and analysis that they (including, presumably, Julian Assange) write and post, in addition to publishing the documents themselves. See, e.g., WL explanation of the docs it published: 2/5
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Dan Beeton May 23
"Though Julian is not a conventional journalist, much of what he does at is difficult to distinguish in a legally meaningful way from what traditional news organizations do." Maybe that's because there isn't really any difference. 1/5
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