New articles in Human Rights: health

Rachel Blevins, Big Pharma Losing Grip as Study Shows Nearly 100% Cannabis Users Give Up Rx Pain Meds read
William Rivers Pitt, A Lesson From My Hospital Bed: For-Profit Health Care Is a Merciless Sham read
Matt Taibbi, Finally Everyone Agrees: Health Care Is a Human Right read
Justin Gardner, Health Care Debate Exposed as a Fraud, Dems and Reps Just United to do Big Pharma Bidding read
Sean Colarossi, After Slashing Medicaid, The GOP Is Now Arguing Over How Much To Cut Food Stamps read
Gerald Friedman, Why market competition has not brought down health care costs read
Heather Timmons, The Word “Women” Literally Never Appears in the US Senate’s 142-Page Healthcare Bill read

New articles es in Human Rights: Whistleblowers, The Meaning of Julian Assange’s Persecution read
Rachel Blevins, Assange Just Exposed CNN Breaking the Law by Threatening Redditor Who Made Fun of Them read
Sue Halpern, The Nihilism of Julian Assange read
Bill Black: Bank Whistleblowers United Makes Its Latest Lemon Award – to the UK read
Rachel Blevins, Assange Destroys Liberals and Conservatives, Shows How They’re the Same in Epic Tweet Storm read

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Nina Henry, Representation is Power: Meet Andrea Jenkins “If Andrea wins her election to the Minneapolis City Council, she will make history as the first openly transgender member of a major city council.” read
Michelle Goldberg The Public Face of Antifa “For Jenkins, the lesson of Charlottesville is clear: Antifa needs to redouble its efforts. “We’ve got to be a little bit more forceful,” he said. “And that doesn’t mean we go out there and get even more physically aggressive with these guys. It means that we really try to put the pressure on so that they are marginalized, as they were a couple of years ago. Because what’s going on right now, they don’t feel marginalized. They feel like nothing’s going to get in their way.” He’s going to get in their way.
Nathan Heller, Is There Any Point to Protesting? read

New articles in Human Rights: enfranchisement

Nina Henry, Representation is Power: Meet Andrea Jenkins “If Andrea wins her election to the Minneapolis City Council, she will make history as the first openly transgender member of a major city council.” read
Gordon Lafer, States For Sale read
Sarah Jaffe and Michelle Chen, Belabored Podcast #132: What Happened in Mississippi? with Chris Brooks read

New articles in Resistance, What you — yes, you — can do to save America from tyranny read
Robert Parry, A Spy Coup in America? read
Michel Chossudovsky, Constitutional Crisis, Movement to Undermine President-elect Donald Trump’s Accession to the White House? read
Elizabeth Preza, ‘This is not a drill!’: Michael Moore calls for ‘non-violent disruption’ of Trump’s inauguration read
Tina Rosenberg, The Art of the Protest read
Jesse Singal, Why Some Protests Succeed While Others Fail read
Frida Berrigan, Resistance is Fertile (Not Futile) read
Paul Craig Roberts, Only a Counter-Coup Can Save American Democracy read
Frida Berrigan, Resistance is Fertile (Not Futile) read
Paul Maassen, Six ways for citizens to assert power beyond the ballot box read

New articles es in Human Rights: Whistleblowers

Claire Bernish, Snowden Goes Off on Twitter, Exposes How US Govt Report ‘Exonerates’ Him read
Gretchen Morgenson, ‘My Soul Feels Taller’: A Whistle-Blower’s $20 Million Vindication read
David Lindorff, Obama Falsely Claims He ‘Can’t Pardon’ Snowden Unless the Whistleblower Returns to the US to Face Trial read
Sarah Harrison, Why the World Needs WikiLeaks read
Simon Saradzhyan, Assange Questioned By Prosecutors At Ecuadorian Embassy In London read
Jeremy Scahill, The True Scandal of 2016 Was The Torture of Chelsea Manning read
Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Citigroup Whistleblower Charges Should Raise Red Flags at the Fed read
Mallory Shelbourne, Snowden: Petraeus disclosed more ‘highly classified’ information than I did read
Craig Murray, Stunning Admission from Obama on Wikileaks read, More Than 1 Million People Urge Obama to Pardon Snowden read
Eric Ortiz, Glenn Greenwald Warns That Press Freedom Is at Risk as the U.S. Seeks to Arrest Julian Assange read
Trevor Timm, A WikiLeaks prosecution would endanger the future of US journalism read
Jack Burns, Julian Assange Just Destroyed the FBI, CIA & Fake News in an Epic Tweetstorm read, What Risk Says About Julian Assange read
Claire Bernish, ‘The Butcher Of Libya’: Assange Exposes Clinton War Crimes, Asks Sweden to Set Him Free read
Glenn Greenwald, Chelsea Manning Is a Free Woman: Her Heroism Has Expanded Beyond Her Initial Whistleblowing read
Peter Van Buren, Was Chelsea Manning Motivated By Moral Injury? read
Swedish Prosecutors To Drop Julian Assange Rape Investigation read
Linda Lewis, Belatedly, a Defense of a Whistleblower read
Jared Keller, Nearly Four Years After the Snowden Revelations, the NSA Backs Off (Some) Warrantless Surveillance read
The “Snowden Stopper”: WikiLeaks Exposes CIA Tool To Hunt Down Whistleblowers read
Claire Bernish, Ron Paul Interviews Assange: ‘If We Allow Trump to Declare War on Truth, We Are to Blame’ read
Panel: Chris Hedges, Jeremy Scahill, Amy Goodman, & more (w/ appearance by Julian Assange) (1h 40m) watch
Arresting Julian Assange is a Priority, Says US Attorney General read
Jeremy Scahill, Exclusive: Julian Assange Strikes Back at CIA Director and Talks Trump, Russia, and Hillary Clinton read
Claire Bernish, Snowden Smashes the Police State in Most Epic Rant Ever, ‘Terrorists Don’t Take Our Rights, Govt Does’ read
Jessica Bruder, [Report] : Snowden’s Box, Jessica Bruder and Dale Maharidge : Harper’s Magazine read
Noam Chomsky with Amy Goodman on Climate, Nukes, Syria, Wikileaks (1h) watch
Kim Zetter, Snowden Documents Reveal Scope of Secrets Exposed to China in 2001 Spy Plane Incident read

New articles in Human Rights: Indigenous rights

Siddartha Bose, author if :No Dogsm No Indians.” In India, a new, muscular form of hyper-capitalism married with the rise of the Hindu right is asserting itself—cheered on and supported by much of the Indian diaspora in the UK and the US. The reaction to historical humiliation is to wear the mask of the coloniser. Thump your chests, make a noise, say with pride that India, despite its grotesque social problems, is an emerging power.” read