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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination

The Shot That Echoes Still Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, fifty years ago this April, marked a blow to the struggle for racial equality from which the nation has still not healed. In an essay published in Esquire in

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How Donald Trump Could Build an Autocracy in the U.S. – The Atlantic

The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism. Source: How Donald Trump Could Build an Autocracy in the U.S. – The Atlantic    

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Why I set up the Greek bailout crowdfund | Thom Feeney | Comment is free | The Guardian

Why I set up the Greek bailout crowdfund | Thom Feeney | Comment is free | The Guardian. As the total heads towards a million euros, I am proud of the donors from around the world. This campaign is by

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No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald – review | Books | The Guardian

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald – review | Books | The Guardian. Greenwald’s often gripping account of his central involvement in the Snowden revelations also raises big political questions Philippe

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Editors on the NSA files: ‘What the Guardian is doing is important for democracy’ | World news | The Guardian

Editors on the NSA files: ‘What the Guardian is doing is important for democracy’ | World news | The Guardian. On Thursday the Daily Mail described the Guardian as ‘The paper that helps Britain’s enemies’. We showed that article to

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The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ | World news | The Guardian

The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ | World news | The Guardian. When the Guardian offered John Lanchester access to the GCHQ files, the journalist and novelist was initially unconvinced. But what the papers

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German critic of NSA surveillance denied entry to US – World Socialist Web Site

German critic of NSA surveillance denied entry to US – World Socialist Web Site. German-Bulgarian author Ilija Trojanow, a vocal critic of the mass surveillance carried out by the National Security Agency (NSA), was denied entry to the US September

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