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National forum on police crimes to be held in Chicago

The forum is devised to promote a "renewed effort to build a multi-racial, multi-national movement" against police crimes, government surveillance, mass incarceration, and more.

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Closing wealth gap tops Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama, in his 2014 State of the Union speech here last night, defined narrowing of the unprecedented wealth gap in America as a major task facing the nation.

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Edward Snowden holds Twitter Q&A session

Whistleblower Edward Snowden took questions from Twitter users on Jan. 23, tackling queries about civil liberties, whether all spying is inherently wrong, and more.

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Court strikes down FCC rules, threatening “net neutrality”

The U.S. Court of Appeals struck down the "net neutrality" rules established by the FCC last week in the case of Verizon v. FCC.

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Thousands in Washington protest government spying

The march attracted protesters from both progressive and conservative groups in opposition to unlawful government spying on Americans.

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Ellsberg warns of "surveillance state"

Ellsberg warned that it wouldn't take much to tip it over to a police state, unless Americans grapple with the assault on civil liberties and privacy

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Battle’s not over in Texas: Anti-abortion bill challenged

Republicans may have thought their anti-abortion bill had nailed the door shut on women's reproductive rights. But as the saying goes, it ain't over 'til it's over.

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Manning gets 35 years, will seek White House pardon

A military judge sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.

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Mixed verdict, mixed response in Bradley Manning case

It is now up to a military judge to determine if Bradley Manning will spend the rest of his life in prison even after being acquitted of the most serious charge against him.

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California prisoners begin hunger strike

Thousands of inmates July 8 renewed a hunger strike begun in 2011 to protest prison practices they say amount to torture.

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