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Last Sunday, with @theinterceptBr, we published a series of exposés that have created a major political earthquake in Brazil. The once-revered Justice Minister of President Bolsonaro’s government, Sergio Moro, now faces widespread calls to resign. https://interc.pt/2XgsR8T
Watch @ggreenwald explain what the Secret Brazil Archive’s revelations mean, and why this reporting is so important for the entire democratic world: https://interc.pt/2XXmW5C
Businessman Rashid Al-Malik reported to UAE intelligence on the Trump administration’s Middle East policy as part of a broader influence effort, according to a former U.S. official and documents viewed by The Intercept. https://interc.pt/2Xj1TgV
The improprieties revealed by our reporting have cast serious doubt on the validity of verdicts issued by Judge Sergio Moro and the anti-corruption task force, beginning with the conviction of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, writes @ggreenwald. https://interc.pt/2XUA3Vy
Justice Minister Sergio Moro was built into an international icon of integrity — until major revelations of corruption this week showed his real face, writes @ggreenwald. https://interc.pt/2XXnNmQ
We Build the Wall adviser Steve Bannon bragged last month that the private border wall, which now snakes for almost a half-mile up a mountain, had for months been planned in secret. https://interc.pt/2XavAkk
Watch: @ggreenwald explains the political earthquake in Brazil caused by our ongoing exposés https://interc.pt/2XNEy3X
It has become clear that 3M, the company that originally developed PFOS and PFOA, had known for a very long time that these toxic and persistent chemicals were in our food. https://interc.pt/2Xj11Jb
An enormous trove of secret documents reveals that Brazil’s most powerful prosecutors, who have spent years insisting they are apolitical, instead plotted to prevent the Workers’ Party from winning the 2018 presidential election. https://interc.pt/2XUcVXe
“This violates all judicial norms and ethics. I hope the Trump administration supports a full investigation into this matter given Lula is still in jail and Moro is Bolsonaro’s justice minister.” https://interc.pt/2XNmOpj
Fromer Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva should be released from prison and his conviction should be annulled, said Sen. @BernieSanders. https://interc.pt/2XN3NTZ
RT @rdevro: New docs obtained by @jbwashing and Danielle Mackey provide more behind the scenes evidence laying out what the DHS response to…
RT @Public_Citizen: Mark Zuckerberg: “We have a broader responsibility to protect people’s privacy." Facebook's lawyers: Our users have "n…
RT @HispanicCaucus: "You never know what day it is, sometimes you never see the sun." Dulce Rivera was in solitary for 4 weeks before she…
Bit by bit, Trump’s story of bullying Mexico into concessions on asylum-seekers is falling apart. https://interc.pt/2RiYf1d
In the end, the tariff threat seems to be an ineffectual political stunt, achieving little but startling global markets and bringing attention back on the Trump administration’s polestar: inciting panic about immigration. https://interc.pt/2IflJ4q
“It’s simply ludicrous for the United States to assert that Guatemala is capable of protecting refugees turned away from the United States at a time when its own citizens are fleeing violence and other failures of state protection.” https://interc.pt/2IflvKC
“Black protesters seeking justice in the face of institutional and official racism are not the same as white supremacists planning attacks on innocent people. The FBI should know the difference and be more fully accountable to the people it serves.” https://interc.pt/2RgDDXq
RT @jbwashing: I'm not typically a scoop writer, but I got one. My latest, working with @DanielleMackey, just up at @theintercept Another…
Mexico made refugee concessions months before Trump tariff threats, DHS documents say https://interc.pt/2ResWVl by @jbwashing, @DanielleMackey
Only months after Mark Zuckerberg first outlined his “privacy-focused vision for social networking” in a 3,000-word post on the social network he founded, his lawyers were explaining to a California judge that privacy on Facebook is nonexistent. https://interc.pt/2IhOy0d
RT @JoshConstine: Facebook’s lawyers say once you share with friends, you should have no expectation of privacy. 🤔 Yes, you can’t expect fr…
As the Trump administration ratchets up tensions with Iran, several Democratic presidential contenders are standing firm in their rejection of the White House’s attempts to create a legal rationale for war. https://interc.pt/2RiN4Fz
“Heshmat Alavi is a persona run by a team of people from the political wing of the MEK. ... This is not and has never been a real person.” https://interc.pt/2Rdqn5G
“If the administration doesn’t believe that they can withstand a debate, then they shouldn’t be aiming themselves toward war.” https://interc.pt/2Ihs3bC
RT @JeremyBWhite: wow. FACEBOOK lawyer on privacy: "By sharing with a hundred friends on a social media platform," users have "negated any…
Not only is it Facebook’s legal position that you’re not entitled to any expectation of privacy, but it’s your fault that the expectation went poof the moment you started using the site (or at least once you connected with 100 Facebook “friends”). https://interc.pt/2IeNERP
RT @akela_lacy: .@ewarren laughed when I asked her about reports @secpompeo said the AUMF could authorize war w/ Iran. “If the administrati…
Mike Pompeo said Congress doesn’t need to approve war with Iran. 2020 Democrats aren’t having it. https://interc.pt/2Ihggdl by @akela_lacy, @Schwarz
Legislation proposed by the Trump administration would prescribe up to 20 years in prison for “inhibiting the operation” of an oil or gas pipeline — or even conspiring to do so. https://interc.pt/2Ih6WGn
When @KamalaHarris was district attorney, her office did not proactively assist in civil cases against clergy sex abuse and ignored requests by activists and survivors to access the cache of investigative files that could have helped them secure justice. https://interc.pt/2Ii0yPm
In court, Facebook blames users for destroying their own right to privacy https://interc.pt/2RpJLgd by @samfbiddle
“When the article hit, it mentioned DarkMatter, so we had to tiger team a response.” https://interc.pt/2RiFwTf
RT @samfbiddle: every single person who uses Facebook should read this full transcript of how the company discusses your (non-existent) rig…
Businessman Rashid Al-Malik reported to UAE intelligence on the Trump administration’s Middle East policy as part of a broader influence effort, according to a former U.S. official and documents viewed by The Intercept. https://interc.pt/2RgAKpr
RT @SamEBNHPR: Always read @fastlerner when she is covering PFAs https://theintercept.com/2019/06/12/3m-pfas-chemicals-food/
According to a 2001 study sponsored by 3M, 12 samples of food from around the country — including ground beef, bread, apples, and green beans — tested positive for either PFOA or PFOS. https://interc.pt/2Ig3vjp
It has become clear that 3M, the company that originally developed PFOS and PFOA, had known for a very long time that these toxic and persistent chemicals were in our food. https://interc.pt/2Rm36yM
Lead organizers from Rep. @AOC’s 2018 campaign are taking on the consultant class with a new initiative to train the next generation of progressive organizers and staffers. https://interc.pt/2Rh7vmD
RT @theintercept: Fromer Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva should be released from prison and his conviction should be annulled…
RT @theintercept: “This reporting confirms what we knew all along — that Moro was a bad actor and part of a larger conspiracy to send Lula…
RT @zoeschlanger: this is on the back of @fastlerner's reporting, where is her Pulitzer honestly https://theintercept.com/2019/06/12/3m-pfas-chemicals-food/
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RT @TashaHeadrick: And homeless shelters will soon not accept us if we are Transgender. This is REAL life and what is happening to our comm…
Layleen Polanco was arrested on sex work charges, incarcerated for not making $500 bail, and held in solitary. https://interc.pt/2ReQs4i
Layleen Polanco’s death, coinciding with celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, stands as a stark reminder that the struggle goes on to end state violence against trans and queer lives, writes @natashalennard. https://interc.pt/2If9Awt
Now that the actual conversations of the Car Wash team can be revealed, the public — both in Brazil and internationally — will finally have the opportunity to evaluate whether their longtime denials of being politically motivated were ever true. https://interc.pt/2IcdrdA
“Layleen’s interactions with the criminal legal system exemplify the ways in which our state sanctions violence against trans and gender non-confirming communities of color,” said a statement from @DecrimNY. https://interc.pt/2Zr1XZv
RT @_waleedshahid: "@mvmtschool , a 10-week professional development program launched by Organize for Justice, the sister organization of @…
“This reporting confirms what we knew all along — that Moro was a bad actor and part of a larger conspiracy to send Lula to jail,” @RoKhanna said in a statement. https://interc.pt/2RhmXPt
“Too often local and state governments are dominated by big money politics, and the policy preferences of the majority, of working people, aren’t reflected.” https://interc.pt/2Id8Ojg
RT @natashalennard: Announcing the monument to Marsha P. Johnson & Sylvia Rivera, Mayor De Blasio told the trans & non-binary community, "w…
RT @Ali_Gharib: KALW discusses @theintercept's story on how Kamala Harris stopped cooperating with Catholic Church abuse victims as San Fra…
This didn't get anywhere near the attention it deserves: a whistleblower gave @theintercept evidence that Brazil's deposed President Lula was victim of a plot by judge and prosecutors. https://theintercept.com/2019/06/09/brazil-lula-operation-car-wash-sergio-moro/
Ex American spies plotted a cyberattack on @theintercept over a story, we're told. Add "hacking by mercenaries and a foreign intelligence agency" to the already interesting list of current threats to journalism. https://theintercept.com/2019/06/12/darkmatter-uae-hack-intercept/ Great work by @samfbiddle @matthewacole
RT @theintercept: This week on @Intercepted, @ggreenwald discusses the leaked documents that reveal dirty tricks used in the prosecution of…
 
 
 
 
 
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