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      Passionate Progressive
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      Consortium News on Wednesday announces six new members to the board of directors of the first online independent news site, founded in 1995 by legendary investigative journalist Robert Parry.

      Chris Hedges is a former New York Times Middle East bureau chief who hosts the interview program On Contact and writes a column for Scheer Post. 

      Diana Johnstone is a long-time Paris-based correspondent who for decades has delivered crucial reporting on European politics.

      Margaret Kimberley is an editor and columnist at The Black Agenda Report and the author of Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents.

      John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer who blew the whistle on the agency’s illegal torture program and is a radio host and columnist for Consortium News.

      Garland Nixon is a former Maryland police officer, radio host and TV commentator.

      Jill Stein is a long-time activist and former presidential candidate for the U.S. Green Party.

      Welcome to Consortium News!


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      The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.....Martin Luther King '63

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      Wow, we’ll have another news outlet to go to for up to date, progressive news. Thanks for the link!


      The DNC “big tent” excludes Nina Turner but includes John Kasich.
      God, guns, and gobbledygook...we live in an aquarium of nightmares.

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      It’s a veritable “Rogues Gallery”!

      Well if you’re a MSDNC or MSN watcher anyway.

      In America, “Liberty” means “Free to Die in Service of Capital” - Amfortas the hippie.

      Most of today’s elites have the moral and social reasoning capacities of spoiled toddlers.

      “People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage...but the privileged also feel that their privileges, however egregious they may seem to others, are a solemn, basic, God-right. The sensitivity of the poor to injustice is a trivial thing c

    • #428880
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      And they were pretty damn great to begin with!

      "If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States."
      - Henry A. Wallace
      (FDR's Vice President until he was forced out by the corrupt forces of obscene wealth.)

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        Yes indeed!

        All governments lie to their citizen's, but only Americans believe theirs.

    • #428967
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      Hope they’ll all participate  with some writings.

      Love Consortium News anyway,and this is an A number one group.

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    • #428993
      Ohio Barbarian
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      I mean, Jill Stein was in the same room as Vladimir Putin once! The horror! And someone from the radical Black Agenda Report! Why, Rachel Maddow fans will be feeling the vapors!

      It is better to vote for what you want and not get it than to vote for what you don't want and get it.--Eugene Debs

      You can jail a revolutionary, but you can't jail the revolution.--Fred Hampton

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        along with this site,World Socialist Website,Black Agenda Report and many others,listed as a Russian asset site by PropOrNot years ago.

        ”Russian Asset “meaning anti-corporate populist.

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