Tag Archives: British government
It’s a sham! Everyone knows it is a sham. Why is he not protected?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]