The bombshell revelations of the imprisoned journalist were arguably small potatoes compared to the criminality Assange exposed by simply standing his ground, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Drone Whistleblower Thrown in Pen With Terrorists
Is society safer with Daniel Hale, who exposed U.S. drone civilian killings, being housed with some of the most dangerous prisoners in America?
US Spends More Than $80 Billion a Year Incarcerating 2.3 Million People
Laura Flanders says there’s never been a better time to reconsider the entire system.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: As Assange Faces Extradition, the State of US Prisons Grows Worse
The vast majority of the violence committed against federal inmates goes unreported. And it’s a daily occurrence.
The Hidden History of the Women Who Rose Up
John Pilger asks where the spirit of rebellion has gone that once led to numerous uprisings at a female prison factory in Australia where his great-great grandmother was once interned.
King’s Legacy Betrayed
The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., who was assassinated 50 years ago today, has been cynically exploited by corporate and political leaders who care more for the needs of their rich donors than black constituents, comments Margaret Kimberley.
A Peace Activist in Federal Prison
The U.S. incarcerates its people at the highest rates in the world and many times what other developed nations do, including citizens who engage in non-violent protests against America’s war policies, as Kathy Kelly experienced both in her youth and now as she returned to…
Anti-Torture Strike in California Prisons
Many Americans were shocked by how the Bush administration treated “war on terror” detainees and others were startled when the Obama administration abused suspected WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning in a military brig. But the larger scandal may be how common…