Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Tag: Espionage Act

Julian Assange’s fateful anniversary

On top of Assange’s individual case, the current health crisis is expanding the surveillance state in ways likely not dreamed of by authorities in most countries until this very moment.

When “fake news” was banned

An America Trump might have loved...

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.

Bernie Sanders pledges to end prosecution of whistleblowers

Progressives hail Sanders’ pledge to end the use of this out-dated act.

Obama should have repealed the 1917 Espionage Act in addition to...

Obama and Holder have bequeathed yet another tool of authoritarianism to the incoming Trumpian troglodytes.

Jailed for Speaking to the Press: How the Obama Admin Ruined...

After being accused of discussing classified documents on North Korea with a Fox News reporter, Stephen Kim was sentenced to 13 months in prison for violating the Espionage Act. Peter Maass, award-winning investigative journalist, discusses the case on Democracy Now.

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As the war in Ukraine devastates the nation’s ecosystems, the world reaches record-high military...

Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine’s soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands.

Turning people into corporations?!

The market is not the go-to solution to the major problems of our age.

Hundreds of California farmworkers begin 335-mile march for voting rights

In California, hundreds of farmworkers are marching for 24 days to demand better protections against voter suppression in union elections.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”