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What Happened to Your Right to Privacy?

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By Bob Bauman, JD Privacy is an inherent human right. Most of us accept the obligation to report certain designated information to the government, and we will abide by those rules in the understanding that this is essential to the orderly management of our society, and thus to our own prosperity. That concession emphatically does not mean we have surrendered our right to privacy. For that reason, all of us…

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How the FBI Manipulates Grand Juries to Intimidate Political Dissidents and Radicals

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By Anna Simonton From the narrow windows of New York’s Metropolitan Correctional Center, 24-year-old anarchist Jerry Koch can see the last place he stood as a free person. The federal courthouse at 500 Pearl Street is a familiar setting where Koch spent much of his time over the past several years providing legal support to New York activists. During Occupy Wall Street, Koch gained a reputation as the go-to person…

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How Racism Caused The Shutdown

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By Zack Beauchamp
This isn’t an article about how Republicans shut down the government because they hate that the President is black. This is an article about how racism caused the government to shut down and the U.S. to teeter on the brink of an unprecedented and catastrophic default.

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