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Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

Ellen Brown The Unz Review
No private, unelected entity should have the power over the economy that BlackRock has, without a legally enforceable fiduciary duty to wield it in the public interest.

A Century Of Complicity

Rod Such The Electronic Intifada
"One of the most terrifying sounds on earth,” Palestinian American historian Rashid Khalidi recalls, is “the screeching roar of supersonic warplanes diving to attack.”

Maria Ressa’s Libel Conviction Is a Blow to Press Freedom

James Risen The Intercept
Ressa and Rappler have so angered Duterte with their unstinting coverage of his brutal drug war, which has left thousands dead, that since 2017, Duterte has used one trumped-up legal charge after another to try to silence them.