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The Anonymous Blacklist Promoted by the Washington Post Has Apparent Ties to Ukrainian Fascism and CIA Spying. Photo Credit: Max Borge, Flickr Last month, the Washington Post gave a glowing front-page boost to an anonymous online blacklist of hundreds of American websites, from marginal conspiracy sites to flagship libertarian and progressive publications.

The Anonymous Blacklist Promoted by the Washington Post Has Apparent Ties to Ukrainian Fascism and CIA Spying

Google, Facebook move to restrict ads on fake news sites. WikiLeaks Just DUMPED EVERYTHING – This is HUGE – Historic Activity by Wikileaks – Read and Share before it is taken down! NOTICE: This is a developing story, it is being actively updated as information comes available.

WikiLeaks Just DUMPED EVERYTHING – This is HUGE – Historic Activity by Wikileaks – Read and Share before it is taken down!

Please check back for updates. Last Updated 4:54PM GMT (12:54 PM Eastern United States) UPDATE 4:54PM GMT (12:54PM EST) Information circulating that suggests there are more members of @Wikileaks impacted. Not just Assange at the Embassy. Wikileaks has someone still posting regardless. BREAKING: Source state 14 other @Wikileaks operatives have no phone/internet. The FBI file on Hillary #Clinton has been updated with another 100 pages and includes handy ebook reader format WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 17, 2016 UPDATE 3:59PM GMT (11:59AM EST) It appears Wikileaks has signalled all operatives to take measures to protect themselves. Also developing story, RT Media’s Bank Accounts Closed in the UK (Suspected close ties to Wikileaks?

I'm here and ready for new releases. already changed my locationthanks @wikileaks for a good job! Historic Event. 3 Popular Mainstream Media Journalists Come Together & Tell The Truth About Tell-Lie-Vision. The world is changing so fast, and many people, at least in the developed world, are starting to see through corporately owned mainstream media.

3 Popular Mainstream Media Journalists Come Together & Tell The Truth About Tell-Lie-Vision

They’ve been caught red handed ‘faking’ and lying about major global events on multiple occasions, and now, some of their employees are leaving their jobs and telling the truth about something that dominates a large portion of mainstream media. That being said, it’s clear that not every single thing we see on mainstream western television is a lie, but it seems that much of it is or at least has corporate and political bias’ behind it, especially when it comes to major global events like war and terrorism. Freed CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Says "I Would Do It All Again" From the YouTube description: In 2007, John Kiriakou became the first CIA official to publicly confirm and detail the Bush administration’s use of waterboarding.

Freed CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Says "I Would Do It All Again"

He’s just been released from prison to serve the remaining three months of his 30-month sentence under house arrest, and joins us from his home in Virginia. When asked if he thinks NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden would receive a fair trial if he returns to the United States, Kiriakou responds, “Not under any circumstances. … I think the deck is stacked against him as it is against any whistleblower.” The Trial of Stanley L. Cohen: Justice as Farce. Cross-posted from Truthdig (image by BBC screen shot) The use of the courts to erode our civil liberties, as well as expand the ability of the state and corporations to commit fraud and other crimes with impunity, has been accompanied by a campaign to silence the handful of activist attorneys who defend those demonized by the government.

The Trial of Stanley L. Cohen: Justice as Farce

The state has imprisoned the great civil rights attorneys J. Tony Serra, who has served two terms behind bars, and Lynne Stewart. Ferguson police continue arresting and attacking media. When will Obama’s administration stop trying to send this man to jail for telling the truth about spies, nukes and Iran? If you blinked at the end of June, you may have missed one of the best pieces of journalism in 2014.

When will Obama’s administration stop trying to send this man to jail for telling the truth about spies, nukes and Iran?

The New York Times headline accompanying the story was almost criminally bland, but the content itself was extraordinary: A top manager at Blackwater, the notorious defense contractor, openly threatened to kill a US State Department official in 2007 if he continued to investigate Blackwater’s corrupt dealings in Iraq. Worse, the US government sided with Blackwater and halted the investigation. Blackwater would later go on to infamously wreak havoc in Iraq. But what makes the story that much more remarkable is that its author, journalist James Risen, got it published amidst one the biggest legal battles over press freedom in decades – a battle that could end with the Justice Department forcing him into prison as early as this fall.

It could make him the first American journalist forced into jail by the federal government since Judith Miller nearly a decade ago. Courage Foundation. Exile: Sarah Harrison On Paying The Price For Helping Edward Snowden. James Risen's risk of prison means journalism is being criminalised. Committing an act of journalism could soon become an imprisonable offence.

James Risen's risk of prison means journalism is being criminalised

New York Times reporter James Risen has been ordered to testify in the criminal trial of former Central Intelligence Agency official Jeffrey Sterling, who has been indicted under the Espionage Act of 1917 – for leaking classified information to Risen for publication in his book, State of War. Last month, the US court of appeals for the fourth circuit in Richmond, Virginia, ruled that Risen could not claim a reporter's privilege under the first amendment to win exemption from being compelled to testify. In effect, the court has ruled that the journalist must reveal his source.