Thursday, March 30, 2023

Tag: Press Freedom

Katrina vanden Heuvel on Nobel Peace Prize winner Dmitry Muratov’s fight...

“Investigative journalism in Russia today is very dangerous."

Press Freedom is under threat in the land of its birth

Hong Kong looks freer than the U.S. these days.

The dictator and the nihilist

Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.

Chomsky: Arrest of Assange is ‘scandalous’ and highlights shocking extraterritorial reach...

Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman spoke to Noam Chomsky about Assange's arrest, WikiLeaks and American power.

Almost a decade later, the persecution of Chelsea Manning and Julian...

While a protracted legal battle seems likely, it probably won’t be too long before Assange joins Chelsea Manning in an American prison, a warning to future whistle-blowers that those who embarrass the powerful will face severe consequences, no matter how long it takes.

Glenn Greenwald: Chelsea Manning’s refusal to testify against WikiLeaks will help...

"We all owe our immense gratitude to Chelsea Manning for everything she’s done over the last decade, but even more so now."

Making American journalism great and different

The same miserable mob that mauled Main Street banks has plundered and pillaged newspapers across the country.

Violence against the media isn’t new – history shows why it...

What these occurrences share, and what they’re illustrating, is a profound hatred towards purveyors of journalism.

In Memphis, an attack on both immigrant rights and press freedom

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day – jailed journalists around the globe should be free to do their work, outside the prison walls that confine them today.

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Australia becomes first country to approve psychedelics as form of medicine

Australia is reclassifying them as “controlled substances” and making them available for use in managed medical settings.

Congress has been captured by the arms industry

And what a price to pay!

How Indigenous land management practices are a blueprint for climate-resilient agriculture

As a rapidly warming world strains at the shortcomings in industrial farming, key lessons can be taken from Indigenous practices.

We don’t have to choose between nuclear madmen

We can make a difference -- maybe even the difference -- to avert global nuclear annihilation.

What connects Trump’s likely arrest with the bank bailouts?

Let's start with multi-billionaire Peter Thiel, and follow the money.