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    Haitian President Assassinated and Assange Case Update

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    On today’s episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including former President Trump filing a lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook, and Google, and the Biden administration probing cyberattacks on the Republican National Committee's computers.

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    In the first hour, Lee and John spoke with Danny Shaw on the motives to kill President Jovenel Moïse, media narratives of the President's murder, and gangs in Haiti. Danny spoke about the history of NGOs in Haiti and the price of gas in Haiti currently. Danny talked about the anti-imperial movement in Haiti and the history of American exploitation of Haiti.

    In the second hour, Lee and John spoke with Taylor Hudak about the Assange extradition case, and Democrats being upset with WikiLeaks. Taylor talked about the media's refusal to cover the facts of Assange's case and Julian's mental health in prison. Taylor discussed the recent British High Court granting the US a limited appeal.

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