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--Jason Leopold filed FOIA request at NSA on the volume of FOIA requests since Snowden leaks last year, in the Guardian
--in this excerpt from our in-depth interview, Prof. Suzanna Walters says marriage equality isn’t the only focus of gay liberation movement
--Google finally reveals gender, ethnic breakdown of its mostly white, male workforce
--British inquest into Iraq war demands papers of Blair & Bush meetings
--PANDA and Rustic Justice concert in Albany NY June 7, details here
--in Sacramento, important progressive legislation is being killed: fracking moratorium, GMO labeling, oil tax, vehicle-tracking limitations all defeated
--California’s June 3 primary ballot offers few major contests, and some freaky candidates