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Needless to say, this is appalling. Amy Goodman filled pipeline company goons attacking protestors, and was brought up on charges for her efforts: Goodman’s report created a rare crack in the consensus of silence. And, as Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi writes, the outrage it generated may well have influenced the Obama administration’s decision to halt […]
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