Zane Friedkin

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Cumulus planning to drop Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity

In a major shakeup for the radio industry, Cumulus Media, the second-biggest broadcaster in the country, is planning to drop both Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity from its stations at the end of the year, an industry source told POLITICO on Sunday.<p>Cumulus has decided that it will not renew its …

NSA surveillance: narrow defeat for amendment to restrict data collection

The first major legislative challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records from millions of Americans was defeated by …

Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National …

Warehouse Workers Moving Walmart Baggage Will Strike Today

<i>Protesters hold up a sign commemorating those killed in recent clothing factory tragedies in Bangladesh outside Walmart Stores Inc. headquarters in</i> …

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Israel-Palestine negotiations: The road to nowhere | US & Canada

Everybody, including John Kerry, is trying to save Israel from itself. Except for the Israeli establishment, which occasionally speaks with a forked tongue, but in reality pursues a policy that has put to rest all prospects of a two-state solution. This policy was summed up three years ago by …

What the empire didn't hear: US spying and resistance in Latin America | US & Canada

US imperialism spreads across Latin America through military bases and trade deals, corporate exploitation and debt. It also relies on a vast communications surveillance network, the recent uncovering of which laid bare Washington's reach into the region's streets and halls of power. Yet more than …

Strikes, protests and kidnaps: tough times for Colombian mining

Print this page<p>It has been quite a fortnight for Colombian mining.<p>First, small-scale, informal miners staged demonstrations demanding provisions be …

Indonesia attacks US hypocrisy over clove cigarettes

Many global trade disputes involve the US and other developed nations ticking off emerging market upstarts for their naughty, protectionist practices.<p>…

GLENN GREENWALD: Even Low Level NSA Analysts Can Spy On Phone Calls And Emails

Greenwald's comments defended bombshell revelations from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden at the time, which have since come under scrutiny by intelligence analysts. Greenwald is set to testify before Congress on Wednesday, along with other NSA surveillance critics and analysts.<p>Greenwald dared …

Emerging market growth story dies

An uncomfortable truth is making itself felt around the world of emerging market investors: the emerging market growth story is dead.<p>This is not to …

Q&A: How credible was Cambodia's election? | Cambodia

<b>Phnom Penh, Cambodia -</b> Cambodia’s opposition party, despite nearly doubling its representation in the country’s parliament in Sunday’s election, has rejected the results amid allegations of widespread irregularities.<p>Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Monday called for the creation of a special …

Congress Moves Toward Meaningful Reform of Domestic Surveillance

<i>NSA Director US Army General Keith Alexander at the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on recently disclosed NSA surveillance</i> …

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Secret court lets NSA extend its trawl of Verizon customers' phone records

The National Security Agency has been allowed to extend its dragnet of the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon through a court …

Pope Francis says he will not judge priests for being gay

Pope Francis reached out to gay people on Monday, saying he would not judge priests for their sexual orientation, in a remarkably open and …