Tag Archives: Kevin Gosztola

The Julian Assange Hearings: National Security on Trial and Plan to Spy on Assange

After hearing four weeks of evidence in the extradition trial of Julian Assange, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser announced on Thursday she will pronounce judgement on January 4.

Jeremy Scahill Outlines How Obama Made Assassination Formal US Policy

I’m a white guy, and I am a journalist. I would often see Arabs and other Muslims in the detention center at JFK airport, Area B of JFK airport. I would often come in and see a room packed with people, none of whom were white. I would be called up to the desk before them, and I would be released after them.

Nafeez Ahmed on the Pentagon’s militarization of social science to counter nonviolent activism

by Rania Khalek  raniakhalek.org  June 29, 2014 Editor’s Note: If you are an activist of any type who engages in nonviolent protest, you need to listen to this. On this week’s episode of Unauthorized Disclosure, Kevin Gosztola and I spoke with Nafeez Ahmed, a writer and contributor to The Guardian, about his groundbreaking article, “Pentagon preparing for […]

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 […]