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Update 8: The Guardian publishes a livestream covering Edward Snowden's surveillance disclosures and the international community reacts. (More at the end of the diary) Cross-posted from ...
by Deep Harm
Comment Count 868 comments on Sun Jun 09, 2013 at 12:57 PM PDT with 338 Recommends
Dear Senator Feinstein: On Thursday, when you responded to news about massive ongoing surveillance of phone records of people in the United States, you slipped past the meaning of the Fourth ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 09:12 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Of all the charges against Bradley Manning, the most pernicious -- and revealing -- is “aiding the enemy.” A blogger at The New Yorker , Amy Davidson, raised a pair of big questions that now ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 80 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 12:56 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
One of the most significant criminal trials in American history began yesterday at Ft. Meade. The mainstream media has finally woken up to the fact the government's relentless pursuit of ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 532 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 06:19 AM PDT with 164 Recommends
On Monday, April 29th, approximately two hundred people gathered in front of the Market Street offices of SF Pride in San Francisco to protest SF Pride's vituperative statement announcing that a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 82 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 08:14 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
UPDATE: Diary edited to delete reference to the Black Agenda Report as I have been apprised of some unfortunate associations there which I cannot support. The message of the diary remains the same. ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 949 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 09:29 AM PDT with 583 Recommends
Yesterday, was the appeal hearing in one of the most important cases going on in the country: challenging the National Defense Authorization Act's (NDAA) pernicious provision for indefinite ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 05:17 AM PST with 30 Recommends
It seems like a straightforward and obvious proposition: If the government charges someone with "espionage" or "aiding" the enemy," it must prove that the person actually intended to aid the enemy ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 92 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 06:14 AM PST with 96 Recommends
It's troubling to see innocent whistleblowers like Tom Drake bankrupted by selective and vindictive prosecutions. It's equally repugnant to see news game-changers like WikiLeaks teetering on ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:13 AM PST with 22 Recommends
After over two years of being frozen out of the financial system, WikiLeaks can once again get contributions by credit cards and PayPal. An article in today's New York Times, Group Aims to Be a ...
by david78209
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 09:30 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I was just getting ready to leave to go to my local OFA field office to make calls when my husband asked me to print out this article by Daniel Ellsberg because he wanted to show it to our neighbor ...
by hungrycoyote
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 12:45 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Daniel Ellsberg does not issue many public appeals or statements, so when he does, we should listen. The former Pentagon analyst and Department of Defense whiz kid's refusal to stay silent helped ...
by Ralph Lopez
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 11:57 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Some time ago, following press reports of suicides of gay teens who had been subjected to bullying, the sex advice columnist Dan Savage organized a series of videos addressed to gay teens on the ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 12:43 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
If you haven't seen Naomi Wolf's Facebook page today , you need to do so and read her March 30th reports from the hearings for the lawsuit filed by Chris Hedges and others regarding the NDAA.
by Sagebrush Bob
Comment Count 469 comments on Mon Apr 23, 2012 at 01:47 PM PDT with 390 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 06:12 PM PST with 13 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 06:02 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Former National Security Agency (NSA) official Thomas Drake, who is being prosecuted under the Espionage Act for allegedly "retaining" allegedly "classified" information (deemed so AFTER the ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 140 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 05:36 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
Now watch this drive. Caught on video, after the fundraiser in San Francisco last week when ...
by Ralph Lopez
Comment Count 949 comments on Mon Apr 25, 2011 at 10:53 AM PDT with 341 Recommends
I want to add two links to this diary: Bradley ...
by glitterscale
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 02:06 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
The U.S. government have charged Bradley Manning with "Aiding the Enemy". A charge that is punishable by death. But in what could be an attempt to soften possible public outcry, the prosecutor have ...
by politeching
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Mar 08, 2011 at 04:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends