Tag Archives: dissidents

Glenn Greenwald: Julian Assange’s Imprisonment Exposes U.S. Myths About Freedom

“Censorship, like most repression, is reserved for those who dissent from majoritarian orthodoxies, not for those who express views comfortably within the mainstream.”

The Danger of Leadership Cults, by Chris Hedges

No leader, no matter how charismatic or courageous, will save us. We must save ourselves.

Sanders Supporters Need to Split or Get Off the Pot

“At least half of Americans that vote for the Democratic Party in national elections are social democrats whose politics are incompatible with the Democratic Leadership Council corporatists.”

Molly Crabapple: Dissident Fetish

That night, no one had one word for any American political prisoner, hacker and whistle-blower and activist, cracking from solitary in their 6-foot-by-11-foot cells. by Molly Crabapple  VanityFair.com  June 11, 2014 Nothing tastes better than freedom—except possibly burrata. One May night, I sat beneath the blue whale at the American Museum of Natural History, nibbling through […]

Robert Scheer> The Good Germans in Government

Is there an international manhunt being organized to bring to justice Dick Cheney, the then-vice president who seized upon the pain and fear of 9/11 to make lying to the public the bedrock of American foreign policy? ♦ By Robert Scheer  Posted on Jun 25, 2013  truthdig.com ♦ What a disgrace. The U.S. government, cheered on by much of the media, […]