If Julian Assange is extradited he will face prosecution under a severe espionage law with roots in the British Official Secrets Act that is part of a history of repression of press freedom, reports Joe Lauria.
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Chris Hedges: Democrats Are a Party of War
The Democratic Party has become the party of permanent war, fueling massive military spending which is hollowing out the country from the inside and flirting with nuclear war.
The Espionage Act & Julian Assange — 5: The Pentagon Papers
Part five of a six-part series on Julian Assange and the Espionage Act.
Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 2: Getting the Papers
In part two of this multi-part series, Sen. Mike Gravel gets a mysterious phone call from someone saying he had the Pentagon Papers, which Gravel later agreed to accept just blocks from the White House.
ELECTION 2020: Reclaiming American Idealism
As he lived through the nightmare of the election campaign just past, William J. Astore dreamed of an entirely different country. Anything but this one.