Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...