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  • Three Jews Among Those Killed in Ukraine Uprising

    04/10/2014 3:23:24 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 34 replies
    Forward ^ | March 18, 2014 | Paul Berger
    Balaclava-clad far-right paramilitaries fire into the air at the funeral in Ukraine of an anti-government protestor. This is not a tribute to a fellow right-wing nationalist, but to a Jewish construction worker, Alexander Scherbanyuk. Of the approximately 100 people killed during the protests in Kiev that swept Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich from power in February, three were Jews, according to Vyacheslav Likhachev, a Ukrainian anti-Semitism expert. The same day, snipers in Kiev killed two more Jewish anti-government protesters, Josef Shiling, a 61-year-old construction worker from Drogobych and Evgeniy Kotlyar, a 33-year old ecological activist from Kharkiv. Each of the three...
  • The White House Scandal No One Noticed

    05/18/2013 4:47:37 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 11 replies
    New Republic ^ | 05/16/2013 | JEFF CONNAUGHTON
    For those of us who have long wondered why the Justice Department never investigated Wall Street, the Associated Press subpoena scandal illustrates a key point: The Justice Department sets priorities based on what it hears from the White House. ---snip--- With President Obama's gratitude, Justice Department leaders will likely one day rejoin the prestigious white collar bar and make millions of dollars a year to defend the very bankers they were supposed to hold accountable
  • National Security Agency whistle blower (4 videos)

    04/20/2012 4:42:44 PM PDT · by BCW · 17 replies
    Zreo Hedge ^ | 20 APR 2012 | Democracy Now
    Just a month ago we raised more than a proverbial eyebrow when we noted the creation of the NSA's Utah Data Center (codename Stellar Wind) and William Binney's formidable statement that "we are this far from a turnkey totalitarian state". Democracy Now has the former National Security Agency technical director whistleblower's first TV interview in which he discusses the NSA's massive power to spy on Americans and why the FBI raided his home. Since retiring from the NSA in 2001, he has warned that the NSA’s data-mining program has become so vast that it could "create an Orwellian state." National...