Tag Archives: Jeremy Scahill

Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, Journalism on trial, Scahill, Hedges, Pilger and more: the charges, the defense, what you can do

Several articles are posted here. Click on the each title or video to read/see the full article. +++ On Contact: Chris Hedges interviews Kristinn Hrafnsson, Editor-in-Chief of WikiLeaks Assange charges and extradition: A political question and an attack on the foundation of democracy Chris Hedges discusses the US extradition request for Julian Assange with WikiLeaks […]

Democracy Now! Assange: Ellsberg, Scahill, Assange Lawyer weigh in on “grave threat to press freedom”

Assange faces up to 170 additional years in prison under the new charges—10 years for each count of violating the Espionage Act.

Scahill’s Intercepted | Trump’s Cabinet of Killers and Why Orange is the New Anti-Black

This week on Intercepted we sit down with intrepid investigative reporter Allan Nairn on Trump’s relationship with the CIA…

Edward Snowden: ‘Faith in Elected Leaders’ Is a Mistake Americans Keep Making

Snowden began by discussing the dark history of intelligence agencies and what it says about the U.S. government today.

Reckoning with a Trump Presidency and the Elite Democrats Who Helped Deliver It

The popular vote showed there’s large support in this country for a politics of tolerance, of progressivism, around culture issues, around gender and race.

Laura Flanders | Jeremy Scahill: Rising Up Against Empire and the Easter Uprising (Video)

Jeremy Scahill on drones, activism today, assassinations, and more.

Edward Snowden: Inside The Assassination Complex

A SINGLE ACT OF whistleblowing doesn’t change the reality that there are significant portions of the government that operate below the waterline, beneath the visibility of the public. Those secret activities will continue, despite reforms. But those who perform these actions now have to live with the fear that if they engage in activities contrary to the spirit of society — if even a single citizen is catalyzed to halt the machinery of that injustice — they might still be held to account.

The Drone Papers | Part 1: The Assassination Complex

Scahill: The source said he decided to provide these documents to The Intercept because he believes the public has a right to understand the process by which people are placed on kill lists and ultimately assassinated on orders from the highest echelons of the U.S. government.

New Leaks Reveal Dark Details of U.S. Drone Program

Secret military documents expose the inner workings of Obama’s Drone Wars truthdig.com  October 15, 2015 jules 2000 / Shutterstock Targeted killings carried out by unmanned drones, though still very controversial, have become a fixture of U.S. foreign policy. On Thursday, The Intercept published a report, “The Drone Papers,” which gives the public a close look […]

Naomi Klein: Reading I.F. Stone on Earth Day: Why We Still Won’t Get Anywhere Unless We Connect the Dots

Stone: Until we have a leadership willing to make the enormous changes—psychological, military, and bureaucratic—to end the existing world system, a system of hatred, of anarchy, of murder, of war and pollution, there is no use talking about buying more wastebaskets or spending a couple of hundred million dollars on the Missouri River.

Popular Resistance: Praise for the Radicals

We at Popular Resistance share the view that there need to be people and groups who see the bigger picture, who fight for what is not on the table and who are willing to put their bodies on the line to make change. Those are the people we try to lift up in our daily coverage of the movement because they are rarely recognized and are usually lacking in resources.

The Intercept | The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle | Full Story

AMERICAN AND BRITISH spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided to The Intercept by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.

▶ Truthdiggers of the Week: Pardiss Kebriaei and the Center for Constitutional Rights

On Thursday, national security reporters Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill appeared at the IFC Center in New York City’s Greenwich Village after a screening of Scahill’s Oscar-nominated documentary, “Dirty Wars.” With them was Pardiss Kebriaei, a senior lawyer at the legal advocacy group the Center for Constitutional Rights

▶ Two on Iraq from Democracy Now! Jeremy Scahill and Embedded Journalist Abdul-Alhad

The tragedy of the Sunnis in Iraq.  Need a social contract, not money and weapons. “The war that ISIS is raging on the Iraqi government is a coalition of many different tiny little wars,” Abdul-Ahad says. “Everyone has his own grievances against the central government of Iraq, yet ISIS has managed to include them all […]

▶ GAZA 2014 | Jon Snow ‘annihilates’ Israeli spokesperson Mark Regev

This is the interview by Jon Snow that Jeremy Scahill refers to in his commentary on U.S. media coverage of Gaza: ▶ JEREMY SCAHILL ON U.S. MEDIA COVERAGE OF ISRAEL-GAZA CONFLICT: ‘WE’VE HIT ALL-TIME LOWS’ Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog […]

▶ Scahill/Devereaux: New Details In U.S. Terrorism Watchlist Expansion

The Obama Administration tried to keep secret the expansion of their terrorism watchlist system where “concrete facts” or “irrefutable evidence” isn’t needed to deem someone a terrorist. We’ll talk with the Intercept reporters who have the document. Huffington Post  Originally aired on July 23, 2014 Watch the video here. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up […]

The Intercept: The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist

By Jeremy Scahill and Ryan Devereaux  The Intercept  23 Jul 2014 The Obama administration has quietly approved a substantial expansion of the terrorist watchlist system, authorizing a secret process that requires neither “concrete facts” nor “irrefutable evidence” to designate an American or foreigner as a terrorist, according to a key government document obtained by The […]

▶ Jeremy Scahill On U.S. Media Coverage Of Israel-Gaza Conflict: ‘We’ve Hit All-Time Lows’

 “You don’t see this on American television.” Watch the video here. HuffPost Live  | By Chris Branch  Posted: 07/24/2014 11:04 am EDT Updated: 07/24/2014 11:59 am EDT Jeremy Scahill joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss his expose for the Intercept on the way the U.S. government handles its terrorist watchlist database. During the interview, host Alyona […]

Greenwald and Scahill: The NSA’s Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program

The first article on The Intercept, the new online news by Scahill, Poitras, and Greenwald By Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald  The Intercept  10 Feb 2014 12:03 AM  Credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth/Associated Press. The National Security Agency is using complex analysis of electronic surveillance, rather than human intelligence, as the primary method to locate targets for lethal drone strikes […]

Democracy Now! Five Years of the “Same Rhetoric” — Immigration… “A Silent Coup”: Jeremy Scahill & Bob Herbert on Corporate, Military Interests Shaping Obama’s SOTU

 democracynow Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace). Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. RELATED STORIES Kathy Kelly on Afghan Humanitarian Crisis, Civilian Casualties and Drone […]