“There Is a Transformation In The Content, Character, and Operation of the Capitalist State in the United States”

8 June 2020 — legalienate

Interview with Sociologist James Petras

Centennial Radio Uruguay

Hernán Salina: The ongoing protests have completely displaced the topic of coronavirus, which has not decreased in the United States, right?

Petras: Yes, the mobilizations and protests have changed their nature. The protests began against the repression of victims of racism, but now there are some social, political, and legal demands, among others, which could have an impact on the structure of power.

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Would ‘Defund the Police’ Work in the UK?

13 June 2020 — Novara Media

‘Defund the police’ has emerged as a central demand amid a spectacular eruption of collective action against lethal police violence in the United States. As UK Black Lives Matter activists take inspiration, questions are being asked about how this demand – forged in the long history of the US prison abolition movement – can gain purchase in Britain.

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Information Clearing House 6 November 2013: President Arafat Murdered

6 November 2013 — Information Clearing House

The Brutal Past and Present are Another Country in Secret Australia

By John Pilger

More than any colonial society, Australia consigns its dirtiest secrets, past and present, to a wilful ignorance or indifference.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36776.htm

 

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Police State UK: The NSA spy scandal and the attack on press freedom By Chris Marsden

6 November 2013 — WSWS

Recently released police documents on the August 18 arrest and questioning at London’s Heathrow airport of David Miranda, the domestic partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald, are a serious warning on the advanced stage of the decay of democracy in Britain and internationally.

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Police State Britain By Stephen Lendman

4 November 2013 — Stephen Lendman

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Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) operates like NSA. They work cooperatively. They’re out-of-control rogue agencies.  They spy on their own populations. They do it globally. They conduct espionage. They collect enormous amounts of personal information. They do it illegally.  Obama wages war on freedom. He targets whistleblowers and investigative journalists exposing government wrongdoing. So does Britain. It equates doing so with terrorism.

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