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U.S. Plunges To 46th In World Press Freedom Index... Below Romania

schwit1 (797399) writes | about 8 months ago

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schwit1 (797399) writes "As one might expect, the economic decline of a nation into rule by a handful of corrupt oligarchs will have many other negative repercussions. One of these is a loss of civil rights and freedoms that many of us have taken for granted. Reporters Without Borders puts out their Press Freedom Index every year, and the 2014 ranking came out today. It was not a good showing for the USA. Specifically, the U.S. registered one of the steepest falls of all nations, down 13 slots to the #46 position, just above Haiti and just below Romania."
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Can't wait for a RethugliKKKan Administration (1)

mi (197448) | about 8 months ago | (#46268475)

The U.S. registered one of the steepest falls of all nations, down 13 slots to the #46 position, just above Haiti and just below Romania."

If this is, what happens after a 6-year rule by a Nobel Peace Prize winner — committed to transparency and open government [whitehouse.gov] — then, perhaps, we ought to try the other guys...

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