The Torch – 03.12.19

Jacob Bacharach is a Jewish American author based in Pittsburgh.. He wrote an oped today on the website Saying that criticism of the left for anti-semitism has become it’s own dogwhistle by the media

The NSA drops its domestic digital spying program, but rights activists ponder what’s next. In New York City, The Nation uncovers President Trump’s private spies in New York City

Patricia Okoumou and her attorneys at the Southern District Federal Court at 500 Pearl St. after being forced to wear a GPS tacking ankle bracelet until she’s sentenced on March 19th. Okoumou is asking that her supporters fill the court room and streets outside in a show of support and solidarity. Patricia could get as much as 18 months behind bars.