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[364] NYPD Ending Muslim Surveillance, 5 Journalists Labeled Traitors & Heartbleed Bug and the NSA

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Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Ending Muslim Surveillance, Talib Kweli's Hip Hop, 'Traitor Journalists' & Heartbleed and the NSA. LIKE Breaking the Set @ http://fb.me/BreakingTheSet FOLLOW Abby Martin @ http://twitter.com/AbbyMartin EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin reports on the announcement that the NYPD is disbanding the department's 'Demographic Unit' which was responsible for the surveillance of Muslim communities in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut following 9/11. Abby then features and exclusive interview with hip hop artist Talib Kweli, discussing the role of government, Obama's presidency, the prison industrial complex, and establishment hip hop. Abby then goes over 5 instances of Pulitzer prize winning journalists who have been labeled 'Traitors' for their coverage of groundbreaking stories, highlighting journalists such as Neil Sheehan of the New York times for publishing the Pentagon Papers, and most recently Glenn Greenwald and his coverage of the ongoing NSA's dragnet spying. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with investigative journalist at Firedoglake, Kevin Gozstola, discussing the NSA's prior knowledge of the 'Heartbleed Bug', an internet flaw that's made the private financial data of 17 percent of online vulnerable to internet thieves. Abby and Kevin also give an update on the cases of jailed whistleblowers Chelsea Manning and John Kiriakou.