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I just wrapped up a 74 minute interview with Andy Worthington, probably the foremost author on the Guantanamo Prison.


I'm very pleased to report that Andy's writings will be appearing regularly on OEN now that we've made more solid contact. Andy posted the above piece just minutes ago.

If you know of writers you think we should be publishing, please let me know, preferably with contact info, and please check first to see if we already do cover them.

We've had a good beginning response to our call for volunteer editors. I'd like to have a "class" of them getting started. So, if you missed the call, or are reading it again and considering-- we really do find great value in people who can give as little as an hour a week helping in the queue and posting articles that are not submitted directly by the author. Drop me a note and your member page URL to take the next step. Not yet a member, then sign up and get started and THEN send me the url.

No You don't have time to volunteer but want to help?
We're starting a new year. We need about $4000 a month to do what we need to do. Please make a donation to help, or set up an automated monthly contribution. Click here to donate to opednews.com today. You will be tickled pink that you did-- not Code Pink. But that reminds me. Here's some interesting info from Medea Benjamin. It's very rare that progressives get any responses from Eric Holder. She did.

" I talked to Eric Holder at the inauguration of new dc mayor and council this morning. For what it's worth:
I said it was wrong to for the FBI to be raiding the homes of peace activists and that this has horrified the peace community around the country. He just said: "I'll look into it."
I asked re Bradley Manning being held in confinement and mistreated: He answered, "He's being treated humanely. Media reports are inaccurate."
I said it was not right to go after Julian Assange: "We'll see. We're still investigating." I said that if he went after Assange he'd have to go after NYT. He said emphatically, "No, that's different." "



Thanks, Rob Kall, OpEdNews

 

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