Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: Edward Snowden

First Assange, now Greenwald: The growing attacks on adversarial journalism

It’s unlikely that Greenwald, who at least has the benefit of widespread fame and international support, will be the last journalist to be targeted.

Edward Snowden: If I came back to the U.S., I would...

After sharing the documents with reporters in 2013, Snowden was charged in the U.S. for violating the Espionage Act and other laws.

While Assange, Manning and Snowden languish, U.S. media rediscovers its love...

When it was revealed about three weeks ago that a whistle-blower (and then at least one other and possibly up to four)...

Permanent record: Why NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden risked his life to...

Six years ago, Edward Snowden leaked a trove of secret documents about how the United States had built a massive surveillance apparatus...

Sri Lankan refugee family that hid Snowden in Hong Kong now...

For those who aid U.S.’ "outlaws," no good deed goes unpunished.

NSA’s spying power could soon be extended

People all over the nation are joining together to pressure Congress to uphold the Fourth Amendment.

Judge denies bail to alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner, citing her...

Federal Judge Brian Epps of Augusta, Georgia, said his decision to deny bail was based in part on comments by Winner that she “admires Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.”

10 ways movements can encourage and support whistleblowers

Whistleblowing poses a serious threat to power, privilege and the continuation of anti-democratic or authoritarian practices.

Dear Mr. Holder: Here’s Why Edward Snowden Can’t Get a Fair...

Not only did the US torture Manning, US officials have on many occasions practiced arbitrary arrest and imprisonment and torture.

Odd Bedfellows for Liberty

Liberty depends on whistleblowers willing to put themselves out there in the way of authoritarianism. These are the true patriots of American history fighting for our liberty.

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A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”