‘Privacy critical to human freedom’: Snowden, Poitras, and Greenwald talk NSA

Jon Queally | Though Snowden beamed in remotely, conversation hosted by New York Times brings together trio that revealed vast secretive surveillance network to global public

If Obama actually cared about homeland security or Islamic terror he would seal the...

Michael Snyder | The “Department of Homeland Security” is a total farce. So is the “war on terror”.

Protesters stage ‘Moral Monday’ civil disobedience actions in Ferguson

Nadia Prupis | Activists promise wave of demonstrations in style of North Carolina-based grassroots movement

US Defense Sec. Hagel resigns over apparent disagreements with White House

RT | United States Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from his post atop the Pentagon

‘Remember Fukushima’: Thousands rally against nuclear restart in Japan

Common Dreams | Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe: "Three and a half years have passed since the nuclear accident, but self-examination has yet to be made."

Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride

RT | “I will go to court to attain my freedom,” Hickox told the television network during an interview via Skype
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Nader: They’ve turned us […] into spectators *VIDEO*

Intellihub News | Nader speaks about the current presidential debate fiasco
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Marking 10 years, WikiLeaks says ‘October surprises’ coming…soon

Common Dreams | 'Our upcoming series includes significant material on war, arms, oil, Google, the U.S. elections, and myself,' said Julian Assange on Tuesday
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Colorado activists try to halt tax collections for marijuana sales

Christina Sarich | Rob Corry has sued the Denver District Court stating that Colorado’s tax system violates the 5th amendment, protecting individuals from self-incrimination, and violating the US Constitution

Banks hold treasuries and make loans | Ever since the 2008 financial collapse, banks have reduced their lending while accumulating U.S. Treasuries

NRA warns of Obama-fueled ‘end-run around Congress’ on gun rights

Cheryl K. Chumley | The National Rifle Association issued a stark warning
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Poverty migrates to suburbia

The Daily Coin | So, who is buying all the houses, where is the funding coming from and how will it be possible for people to pay for these homes?
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Russian Foreign Minister implies NATO collusion in creating the opioid crisis

Waking Times | So, what exactly is the evidence?
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Blame government, not markets for monopoly

Ron Paul Institute | Corporate mergers and “hostile” takeovers can promote economic efficiency

As European’s left cheers, Syriza vows to move swiftly to end Greek ‘nightmare’

Jon Queally | Ruling coalition is announced as Alexis Tsipras prepares to be sworn in as new Prime Minister

Groups slam ‘corporate takeover’ of UN Climate Summit, call for system change

Sarah Lazare | Representing over 200 million people around the world, groups declare: "To deal with the crisis, we must address the root causes and change the system"

Over a dozen new cops go on violent drunken rampage immediately following graduation

Matt Agorist | “Everyone was drunk, they were telling people they were cops and to f— off, and some were fighting with patrons and themselves, and there was maybe even a little ass-grabbing.”
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Trump blasts Attorney General Sessions in yet another tweetstorm

Zero Hedge | Seems that Sessions isn't off the hook just yet

18 signs that the global economic crisis is accelerating as we enter the last...

Michael Snyder | A lot of people that I talk to these days want to know "when things are going to start happening"

Trump calms nerves of foreign allies with joint address, political risk consultant says

Intellihub,/strong> | 'Foreign leaders are looking for a U.S. president who can read a teleprompter and listen'

Top economist: Markets are manipulated by clowns in central banks

Rory | A sit down interview with Dr. Marc Faber

After House votes for pipeline approval, will Senate dems buck Obama on KXL?

Deirdre Fulton | 'Let's get one thing straight: this vote is nothing more than an empty act of political theater, because Keystone XL is President Obama's decision,' climate activist declares

Can activism be regulated?

Julie Beal | Well, guys, the time is now, cos they’re grabbing us by the short and curlies, and trying to take down us activists
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Oil falls below 50 as global financial markets begin to unravel

Michael Snyder | On Monday, the price of oil fell below $50 for the first time since April 2009, and the Dow dropped 331 points

Afraid to stoke populist ire, Obama abandons ‘inequality’ rhetoric

Jon Quealy | Guided by pollsters and consultants, top Democrats tack to the right on economic issues

The “makers” and “takers” — Not who you think

Kevin Carson | You don’t get to be super-rich — to the tune of hundreds of millions or billions of dollars — by making stuff

Liberals’ darling Elizabeth Warren defends Israeli attacks on Gaza schools and hospitals

RT | During the conflict, Israel targeted schools and hospitals in Gaza, claiming that rockets and militant fighters were nearby
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Seismic power shifts in global political-economy

China Just Eviscerated the Monroe Doctrine By Dr. Richard Sauder | Event Horizon Chronicle The latest news out of Beijing is that the Chinese and the...
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Obama amends 2015 executive order to ‘counter malicious cyber-enabled activities that undermine democratic processes...

Intellihub | 5 key entities added to executive order annex implicating Russians in covert cyber-activity against U.S. electoral system
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Obama budget plan would ‘benefit the worst corporate tax dodgers’

Nadia Prupis | The proposal would impose a 19 percent tax on the future overseas earnings of U.S.-based companies