• Ali Abunimah
    Ali Abunimah on Untwisting Gaza

    Ali Abunimah joins us to discuss the lastest news from Gaza and the twisted narratives presented in mainstream media. Ali Abunimah is the co-founder of The Electronic Intifada and author of The Battle for Justice in Palestine...

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  • Max Blumenthal
    Max Blumenthal on the Soul of Israel

    Max Blumenthal joins us to discuss the rising tide of anti-Palestinian fervor infecting Israeli culture. Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York Times, The...

    • Posted 2 days ago
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  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    How Politics and Lies Triggered an Unintended War in Gaza

    By J.J. Goldberg via Forward In the flood of angry words that poured out of Israel and Gaza during a week of spiraling violence, few statements were more blunt, or more telling, than this throwaway line by...

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  • Marsha Blackburn
    Marsha Blackburn (R-TN): Why One Congresswoman Wants To Block Fast, Cheap Internet In Her District

    By David Sirota via IBT A senior congressional Republican this week introduced legislation that would bar the federal government from using its powers to help community-owned Internet service providers compete with private telecommunications companies. The move comes...

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  • If You Forget Gaza
    Palestinian Press Losing Media War in Current Crisis

    By Asmaa al-Ghoul via Al Monitor Palestinian local media outlets — including radio stations, news agencies and newspapers — have struggled to cover the fast-paced events on the Palestinian territories since the kidnapping and murder of the...

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  • Greg Palast
    Greg Palast on Gumshoe Journalism

    Greg Palast joins us to discuss his career and some of the stories and events that would come to define it. Greg is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose reports on the Exxon-Valdez spill, BP’s Deepwater...

    • Posted 8 days ago
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  • Huddled Man On Fire
    CIA Employee’s Quest to Release Information ‘Destroyed My Entire Career’

    By Greg Miller via Washington Post His CIA career included assignments in Africa, Afghanistan and Iraq, but the most perilous posting for Jeffrey Scudder turned out to be a two-year stint in a sleepy office that looks...

    • Posted 12 days ago
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  • Sex Doll Strangler
    The Inflatable Thought Leader

    By Tim Williams via Awl You’ve probably seen the “business person writing about writing about business,” a recursion that only ends because the plug for an e-book has to go somewhere. People, it turns out, will read...

    • Posted 12 days ago
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  • IDF Shooting Range
    Israeli Army Deliberately Targeting News Professionals

    Via RSF Since three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped on 12 June, and their bodies discovered 18 days later, the situation has deteriorated to dangerous levels. Hate messages demanding vengeance are flooding the web. Then, the body of...

    • Posted 12 days ago
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  • Jason Leopold
    Jason Leopold on FOIA Fishing

    Jason Leopold joins us to discuss how investigative journalists can use The Freedom of Information Act to unearth facts while pissing off all the right people. Jason Leopold is an investigative reporter covering Guantanamo, counterterrorism, national security,...

    • Posted 15 days ago
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