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Julian Assange Fights Last Battle to Stop UK Extradition to US

Interview with Kevin Gosztola, publisher of the Dissenter Newsletter and author of "Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case against Julian Assange," conducted by Scott Harris

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Worldwide Climate Protests Demand Insurance Firms Stop Covering Liquified Natural Gas Terminals

Excerpt of rally speech by James Hiatt, a native of Southwest Louisiana, and founder of For a Better Bayou, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

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New Information in the Assassination of Malcolm X Implicates the FBI

Interview with Theodore Hamm, associate professor and chairman of journalism, new media studies at St. Joseph's University, conducted by Scott Harris

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Worldwide Climate Protests Demand Insurance Firms Stop Covering Liquified Natural Gas Terminals: Excerpt of rally speech by James Hiatt, a native of Southwest Louisiana, and founder of For a Better Bayou, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus. LISTEN HERE: https://btlonline.org/worldwide-climate-protests-demand-insurance-firms-stop-covering-liquified-natural-gas-terminals/
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New Information in the Assassination of #MalcolmX Implicates the FBI: Interview with Theodore Hamm, associate professor and chairman of journalism, new media studies at St. Joseph's University, conducted by Scott Harris. LISTEN HERE > https://btlonline.org/new-information-in-the-assassination-of-malcolm-x-implicates-the-fbi/
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Former Ohio Democratic Party Chair David Pepper responds to the Supreme Court announcement today that the justices will hear Trump’s immunity claim in April, indefinitely and effectively delaying Trump's four criminal trials, and accountability for his crimes before the Nov. 2024 presidential election.

Delay is the lawbreaker’s ally.

We saw this with the Moore v. Harper case, where the drawn-out Supreme Court process (to take and then reject an obviously rogue and nonsensical argument about a so-called “independent state legislature theory”) ) allowed the North Carolina GOP to ignore its state Supreme Court for long enough that they got their gerrymandered map after all. Which meant their “loss” at the Supreme Court was a win when it came to the actual politics.

In the same way, today’s SCOTUS decision pushes things way back, handing Trump a huge political win, even though I have no doubt his “I can assassinate people” argument will go nowhere.

You don’t have a rule of law if the only way to resolve major alleged crimes (particularly those involving elections and governance) is by defeating that alleged criminal in the election that follows. But, alas, that is where we are, America.

If they weren’t already, two things should be crystal clear, beginning today, for every American who values democracy:

First, the general election will be Trump versus Biden. That’s the choice.

Second, this will come down to the people, and not a court.

No more distractions. No more musing about alternatives.

Some may like those choices, some may not.

But the reality is that’s the choice the people will face—and it will be made in November, by the voters, and not by a court.

Prepare accordingly.

Act accordingly.
David Pepper