Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."