C.I.A. whistleblower Jeffery Sterling, who was sentenced to 3½ years in prison, says punishing Julian Assange for publishing critical information is designed to keep us enslaved in ignorance.
Month: January 2023
The Pentagon’s Massive Intelligence Failure on China
Michael T. Klare says China’s CO2 emissions is the real threat to U.S. security, a point absent from the latest Pentagon report.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Biden’s Secret Stash
If this president didn’t know he was in possession of classified documents, in some cases for more than a decade, he simply is not qualified to hold any public office allowing him such access.
US Corporate Prosecutions Hit Low in 2022 Under Biden
The administration continues a trend over many years under both Republican and Democratic presidents, Jake Johnson reports.
South Carolina’s Firing Squad as Civil War Reenactment
In prison death chambers, the state is willing to quite literally reenact a practice from some of the country’s bloodiest history, writes Mark M. Smith.
WATCH: The US War Against Assange
Chris Hedges interviews journalist Kevin Gosztola on his new book, Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange on The Real News Network’s The Chris Hedges Report. Transcript with bonus material follows.
Ellsberg: Losing 1st Amendment Reverses War of Independence
Daniel Ellsberg says using the Espionage Act against journalist Julian Assange in blatant violation of the First Amendment means the First Amendment is essentially gone.
Corbyn: Elected US Leaders Must Defend Assange
Watch former British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s address to the Belmarsh Tribunal and read the transcript here.
Bolsonarism Without Bolsonaro
The World Bank has sounded the alarm, but the forces of “centrism” — beholden to billionaires and the politics of austerity — refuse to pivot away from the neoliberal catastrophe, writes Vijay Prashad.
WATCH: Belmarsh Tribunal on Assange
Tribunal to hear evidence on Assange case from Noam Chomsky, Daniel Ellsberg, Jeremy Corbyn, Stefania Maurizi and more. Watch the replay.