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2022-08-12: News Headlines

_____ (2022-08-10). The United States Has Many Political Prisoners — Here's A List. popularresistance.org The United States constantly accuses its adversaries of holding political prisoners, while insisting it has none of its own. But for its entire history, the US government has used incarceration of its political opponents as a tool to crush dissent and advance the interests of economic elites. | Well-known cases are those entrapped or framed in US national security state sting operations, or imprisoned with extreme sentences for a minor offense because of their political activism, such as Black revolutionary George Jackson. | Each period of struggle by the working class and oppressed peoples against ruling-class c…

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