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From the Mouths of Hunger Strikers

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The long list of Obama's shames includes the retention and forced feeding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, 84 of whom have been cleared for release, many of whom have never been charged. A short animated film produced by The Observer allows five of them to tell their story.

Chris Hedges Responds to NDAA Defeat, Says It's a 'Black Day' for Liberty

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The US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has dealt a terrible blow to Chris Hedges, Daniel Ellsberg, Noam Chomsky and the other activists and journalists suing to prevent the indefinite military detention of American citizens Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has dealt a terrible blow to Chris Hedges and the other activists and journalists suing to prevent the indefinite military detention of American citizens.

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.

Indefinite War by Design

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Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald asks “whether [the United States’] endless war [on terror] is the intended result of U.S. actions or just an unwanted miscalculation.”

The Final Battle
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Now that Congress has turned its back on the right to due process and trial by jury, the courts are the last line of defense against establishment of a gulag state. Now that Congress has turned its back on due process, only the courts can thwart establishment of a gulag state.

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