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Ukraine: When Oligarchs Involve Themselves in International Politics

Ukraine Yet Another Example of Oligarchs Meddling in International Politics MUNCIE, Indiana – For those gathering news and information from television or newspaper, you’re missing out on being informed by truth seekers versus script writers. Here is a hint – we now have more power and control over our lives than ever before in history […]

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Why Journalism Will be Redefined in 2014

Muncie, Indiana – There has been much written about the National Security Agency (NSA) and the documents obtained by Edward Snowden as a contract employee for the federal government. A simple Google search will show many opinions about Mr. Snowden – opportunist or hero. We urge you to do a search for a different reason […]

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Privatization of NSA Secrets: Glenn Greenwald Responds

The Privatization of Snowden’s Secrets: Glenn Greenwald responds (via Pando Daily) By Paul Carr – This morning, Glenn Greenwald published a lengthy response to Mark Ames’ investigation, published here on Pando, into Greenwald’s “privatization” of Edward Snowden’s NSA secrets. First things first: I’m pleased…

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Has Snowden’s NSA Leaks Become Privatized

Keeping Secrets: Pierre Omidyar, Glenn Greenwald and the privatization of Snowden’s NSA leaks (via Pando Daily) By Mark Ames On November 27, 2013Who “owns” the NSA leaks by Edward Snowden to reporters Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras? Given that eBay founder Pierre Omidyar just invested a quarter of a billion dollars to personally hire Greenwald…

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Why Journalists in the U.S. Now Need Protection

by Paul Steiger, ProPublica Last night, ProPublica founder and executive chairman Paul Steiger received the Burton Benjamin Memorial award from the Committee to Protect Journalists. Here are his remarks. In recent days I thought a lot about the 16 previous recipients of the Burton Benjamin award, and re-read the words from this platform of some […]