Tag Archives: Jeremy Hammond

Michael Ratner: WikiLeaks editor remains unjustly holed up in Ecuadoran Embassy two years later.

Michael Ratner  USAToday   June 17, 2014    (Photo: David Paul Morris, Bloomberg) A whistle-blower living in exile in Russia. A publisher seeking the asylum he has already been granted while his sources are imprisoned. This isn’t the cast of a summer blockbuster. It’s a perfect storm of real-life cases that make it clear that constitutional […]

The Criminalization of Journalism: Icelandic MP Birgitta Jonsdottir Pens Open Letter in Defense of Jailed Journalist, Barrett Brown

THE CRIMINALIZATION OF JOURNALISM The Sparrow Project  FEB 24, 2014 [DALLAS, TX]  The curious case of Barrett Brown —a freelance journalist and satirist, turned political prisoner— has captivated thousands in the lead-up to what many are calling a “show trial” slated to take place in Dallas, TX, later this year.  In an open letter published this morning (and […]

Henry A. Giroux | Totalitarian Paranoia in the Post-Orwellian Surveillance State

Surveillance, in any land where it is ubiquitous and inescapable, generates distrust and divisions among its citizens, curbs their readiness to speak freely to each other, and diminishes their willingness to even dare to think freely.                                      -Ariel Dorfman By Henry A Giroux, Truthout.org | Op-Ed  Monday, 10 February 2014 09:15 (Image: Jared Rodriguez […]

Chris Hedges: The Revolutionaries in Our Midst

Jeremy Hammond in a March 2012 booking photo from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office in Chicago. AP/Cook County Sheriff\’s Office By Chris Hedges   Posted on Nov 10, 2013   truthdig.com NEW YORK—Jeremy Hammond sat in New York’s Metropolitan Correctional Center last week in a small room reserved for visits from attorneys. He was wearing an oversized prison […]

Amy Goodman> President Obama Uses a Sledgehammer Against Dissent

From Jeremy Hammond to Bradley Manning and the AP, Obama’s ‘assault on journalism’ is a threat to our democracy by Amy Goodman  Published on Friday, May 31, 2013  The Guardian/UK One cyberactivist’s federal case wrapped up this week, and another’s is set to begin. Although these two young men, Jeremy Hammond and Bradley Manning, are the two who […]