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  1. Berkeley, CARead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | Democracy Now

    Tickets are $15.00 in advance , $18 at the door. Advance tickets can be bought online at the "Get tickets" link below, and are available at Books, Inc., Pegasus , Moe's, Mrs. Dalloway's, Diesel a Bookstore, Walden Pond Bookstore, and Modern Times.

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  2. Journalist, Media Critic Ben Bagdikian Dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Democracy Now

    And the investigative journalist, media critic, editor and educator Ben Bagdikian has died at the age of 96. Bagdikian wrote the 1983 book "The Media Monopoly," about how the consolidation of media outlets by a small number of corporate owners threatened free expression and independent journalism. In 1971, as an editor at The Washington Post, Bagdikian received the Pentagon Papers from whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and transferred them to Alaska Senator Mike Gravel, who entered them into the Congressional Record.

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    Sep 30, 2015 | Democracy Now

    Death row prisoner Richard Glossip is slated to be executed this afternoon. An Oklahoma court recently rejected a request for a new hearing in the case.

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  4. Robert Reich: Donald Trump & Jeb Bush Plans Would Slash Taxes for the 1 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Democracy Now

    On the campaign trail, Republican candidates are proposing massive new tax cuts for the rich despite growing economic inequality across the country. On Monday, Donald Trump unveiled a plan to lower the income tax rate to the lowest level since 1931, cut corporate taxes and abolish the estate tax.

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  5. Facebook Accused of Censoring Hundreds of Prisoners by Purging Profile Pages Without CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Democracy Now

    Sarah Shourd , journalist, playwright and University of California at Berkeley visiting scholar. She spent 410 days in solitary confinement while held as a political hostage by the Iranian government from 2009 to 2010.

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