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Another Hour With Russell Brand

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For those who can't get enough of the revolutionary message of the British comedian-turned-populist figure, The Huffington Post UK hosted an hourlong interview last week in East London with journalist and broadcaster Mehdi Hasan.

Truthdigger of the Week: Russell Brand
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In his recent print and television appearances, British comedian Russell Brand, one of the freest men on Earth, has given the left a priceless opportunity.In his recent print and television appearances, the British comedian, one of the freest men on Earth, has given the left a priceless opportunity.

Revolution a la Russell Brand (Video)

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The actor-comedian-turned-revolutionary tells Jeremy Paxman of the BBC's "Newsnight" that a massive change is on the way in a 10-minute interview that will have you up in arms about the current state of democracy.

Truthdigger of the Week: Ali Abunimah
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Many journalists become grudgingly used to the fact that their work has little to no visible effect on the course of world events When conservative writer Joshua Trevino was let go from The Guardian last month, Ali Abunimah, co-founder of the pro-Palestinian news and opinion site The Electronic Intifada, wasn't one of them For a moment last week, Ali Abunimah wasn't one of them.

Truthdigger of the Week: Glenn Greenwald
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For one reason or another, the media sometimes distort the public’s perception of a situation by treating plain facts as if they are up for debate. This week, Glenn Greenwald called out the New Statesman, long a standard bearing publication of the British left, for just such an offense.The media sometimes distort the public’s perception of a situation by treating plain facts as if they are up for debate. This week, Glenn Greenwald called out the New Statesman for just such an offense.

Why the Western Media Hate Julian Assange

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Professional jealousy; dogmatic institutionalism; craven loyalty to power. Glenn Greenwald fires a devastating salvo at the British and American press for their dogged campaign of “disgusting slander” against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.Glenn Greenwald fires a devastating salvo at the British and American press for their dogged campaign of “disgusting slander” against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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