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Activist Heavyweights Convene Against NDAA

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After a court hearing over the 2012 NDAA in Manhattan on Wednesday, Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges appeared on a panel of activists who are suing the Obama administration over its attempt to claim the right to indefinitely hold US citizens in military detentionTruthdig columnist Chris Hedges appeared on a panel of activists who are suing the Obama administration over its attempt to claim the right to indefinitely hold U.

Truthdigger of the Week: U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest
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A decade of war on terror has created a culture of deference in which US officials may restrict American civil liberties in the name of national security This Wednesday, U District Judge Katherine Forrest bravely challenged that cultureA culture of deference allows U officials to restrict civil liberties in the name of national security This week, U.

Chris Hedges on the NDAA Injunction

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Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, a plaintiff in the lawsuit against the U.S. government over a provision in the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act that could enable the indefinite detention of American citizens, spoke with "Democracy Now!" alongside attorney Bruce Afran about a federal judge’s decision on Wednesday to block that provision.

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