EFA Calls For Full And Transparent Review of Unlawful Robodebt Program

Australia, 31 May 2020 – Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) applauds the tireless community action that has seen the Australian government finally concede the true nature of the Robodebt program and to refund money taken unlawfully from welfare recipients. “Robodebt demonstrates the importance of civil society involvement in scrutinising government programs that affect us. Robodebt should …

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Minnesota police shockingly arrest CNN reporter on live TV, hit other journalists with tear gas and rubber bullets

CNN This morning, viewers watching CNN for coverage of the ongoing protests in Minneapolis instead witnessed an unbelievable curtailment of press freedom, as an entire film crew was arrested — on air — apparently without even being notified of the cause of their arrest. The video, which was broadcast in real time and remains posted …

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Why Barnard Castle

In 2012 GlaxoSmithKline were fined $3 billion for fraud, overcharging and making false claims about medicines in the USA. In 2016, GlaxoSmithKline were fined £37.6 million in the UK for bribing companies not to produce generic copies of their out of patent drugs, thus overcharging the NHS. Despite the fines, these frauds were still massively …

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Episode 24: Anthony Slide and Ben Wizner

Anthony Slide is one of the most important filmographers and archivists in the history of cinema. Ben Wizner is a noted first amendment lawyer who represents Edward Snowden, a fugitive famously charged under the espionage act. He is the Director of ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project Anthony Slide and Randy share their love of …

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