2019-10-25 14:43:00

Democracy Now! 10-25-19



Trump’s Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe into Origins of Mueller Investigation

The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation, in the latest move by the White House to discredit the work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The move by Attorney General Bill Barr will give the Justice Department the power to subpoena witnesses and to convene grand juries and to file criminal charges.

Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Found Found Guilty of Conspiracy at Naval Base Housing Nuclear Arsenal

At this week’s trial, the defendants were barred from citing their religious motivations or from mounting a “necessity defense” saying that their lawbreaking was necessary to prevent the far greater crime of a nuclear war. The activists will be sentenced within the next 90 days. They face more than 20 years in prison.

“You Won’t Take Down Lies or You Will?”: AOC Grills Facebook’s Zuckerberg on Lies in Political Ads

DN plays highlights from New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ohio Congressmember Joyce Beatty, who asked Zuckerberg about Facebook’s record on civil rights, which she called “appalling and disgusting.” Beatty said the company “should have known better” and might have if “you had real diversity and inclusion on your team.”

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