censorship

Egypt’s Secret War in Northern Sinai

April 9, 2020

Reports are now coming in from a bombing and counter-bombing in northern Sinai by extremist Islamists and the Egyptian armed forces that happened in late March. The explosions were recorded by journalists in the nearby Gaza Strip.

Does Russiagate Concern Weaken an Ambitious Voting Rights Platform?

November 27, 2019

The Leadership Council on Civil and Human Rights released a sweeping policy platform challenging political candidates to address voter disenfranchisement, but a nod to Russiagate raises questions about an otherwise strong proposal.

Facebook Erases Hundreds of Alternative Media Pages in Mass Purge (1/2)

Social Media Purge

October 18, 2018
Facebook is erasing popular alternative media pages that had millions of likes and suspending anti-war and anti-police brutality accounts, in coordination with Twitter. Journalist Max Blumenthal says this is part of a larger political crackdown; EFF's David Greene says the implications are dangerous.

Facebook & Google Play the Censor: Are our Civil Liberties Endangered?

August 28, 2018

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi joins us to examine the dangerous juncture our freedom finds itself in when Facebook, Twitter, and Google work with the government and its intelligence services to control what we see and hear

Barghouti: Cambridge’s Interference in BDS Event is ‘Ludicrous’

November 17, 2017

Cambridge University threatened to shut down an event about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, citing concerns about the Palestinian moderator’s neutrality. BDS founder Omar Barghouti says it’s a “slippery slope towards McCarthyism on campus”

Professor Who Teaches Israel-Palestine Conflict Accuses College of Violating His Academic Freedom

March 20, 2014

Professor Iymen Chehade and attorney Rima Kapitan say Columbia College made a political decision to cancel Chehade’s class on the Israeli-Palestine Conflict after he screened Five Broken Cameras

Ecuador

December 11, 2013
In San Jose de Intag, indigenous communities face an ill-matched battle to defend their environment against mega mining projects

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

August 20, 2013
In Pt 3 of 4 of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal talks about the affect on him of Israel’s attack on Gaza and his break with American liberalism

240,000 Turkish Workers Join As Mass Protests Reach More Than 67 Cities

June 4, 2013

Confederation of unions, stage two day strike in solidarity with protestors, against police brutality and for a more democratic Turkey