Saturday, February 4, 2023

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Obama should have repealed the 1917 Espionage Act in addition to...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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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.