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Julian Assange, and press freedom, on trial in London

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

The role of the free press is to hold power accountable, especially those who would wage war. Press freedom itself is currently on trial in London, as Julian Assange, founder and editor in chief of the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, fights extradition to the United States over an ever-evolving array of espionage and hacking charges. If ...Read more

Trump's Rushed, Racist Vaccine Strategy Seeks Votes, Not A Cure

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

Humanity, confronting the worst pandemic in a century, should be engaged in an unprecedented collective race for a cure. Under the World Health ---

Organization, vaccine development is proceeding through a vast, global collaboration. Noticeably absent, however, is the United States. Here, President Donald Trump is intent on releasing a vaccine ...Read more

This Labor Day, Honor Essential Workers, And Remember Those Who Died

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

From windows and rooftops through the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions around the world cheered essential workers on the front lines who daily risked contracting this highly contagious disease. Janitors, grocery store workers, drivers, warehouse workers, letter carriers, food delivery people, teachers and transit workers, along ...Read more

 

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