Tag Archives: British government

‘All of us are in danger’: John Pilger delivers warning from Julian Assange

It’s a sham! Everyone knows it is a sham. Why is he not protected?

Truthdig: ‘A Country That Can’t Tell Its Terrorists From Its Journalists’

Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly   truthdig.com   March 14, 2014 Photo by bulliver (CC BY 2.0) Sarah Harrison, an editor at WikiLeaks who has also worked with NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, won’t return to her home country of England because she fears being prosecuted as a terrorist for seeking to influence her government. Harrison’s fear comes […]

[Video] Greenwald Sacks BBC’s Stephen Sackur

Glenn Greenwald “The Goal Of The U.S. Government Is To Eliminate ALL Privacy Globally!” Posted on Nov 29, 2013    truthdig.com      Stephen Sackur of BBC’s “HARDtalk” appeared absurd this week when he challenged Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who led reporting on the NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden, on minutiae irrelevant to the historic revelations that British […]

Glenn Greenwald> Human rights critics of Russia and Ecuador parade their own hypocrisy

Human rights critics of Russia and Ecuador parade their own hypocrisy The media’s new converts to civic freedom over the Pussy Riot and Assange asylum affairs show a jingoism blind to US abuses. Glenn Greenwald   The Guardian   guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 21 August 2012 12.18 EDT The punk band Pussy Riot have been sentenced to two years in […]

Hartmann> Massive strike shuts down UK – Winter of Discontent?

Ari Berman, The Nation Magazine, joins Thom Hartmann. Massive labor strikes rocked the U.K. today – as public workers took to the streets to protest ongoing austerity measures. Last year – the Conservative government passed a slew of austerity measures – laying off public workers – cutting back on pensions – and ending social welfare […]