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America: Locking Away Kids Forever

America is the only nation in the world that locks up minors for the rest of their lives without possibility of parole.  They could be as young as 13 years old. “Juwan is one of them. He was a 16-year-old … Continue reading

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One Year Since We Learned of Massive Government Spying

“They Knew Our Secrets.  One Year Later, We Know Theirs. “One year ago, the world had never heard of Edward Snowden, and we knew very little about the breathtaking scope of U.S. government surveillance. One year later, we are in … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning: Leaking the Truth is Treason

Bradley Manning, who leaked government information to the press, was sentenced by a military judge to 35 years in prison. The judgment essentially equates revealing government information, including governmental abuse, as treason.  This could set a legal precedent: letting people know what … Continue reading

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