Thursday, July 16, 2020

Tag: Press Freedom

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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Corporate hypocrisy on racism

Far from being the solution to systemic racism in America, these billionaires and their corporations are actively perpetuating it.
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As COVID-19 cases spike, epidemiologist warns ‘the road to an uncertain vaccine is paved...

We speak with Dr. Ali Khan, epidemiologist and the dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, about the Trump administration’s handling of the crisis and his hopes for a vaccine.

US corporations a driving force behind ‘unprecedented wave’ of global land privatization: Report

The U.S. in particular, the report says, is a "key player in an unfettered offensive to privatize land around the world."
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Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and global capitalism

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."