Tag Archives: transparency in government
Chelsea Manning: We’re citizens, not subjects. We have the right to criticize government without fear
Manning: After 9/11, a dedicated office of lawyers specializing in novel applications of law for national security issues, the National Security Division (NSD), was created and now, with a small caseload and an enormous amount of resources, this division of the Department of Justice has been waging a quiet war against the media, their sources and the right to free speech and a free press, using the growing national security and surveillance apparatus to prosecute various cases and, occasionally, target the media.
Debates over Israel and activism in defense of transparency and journalism heat up this week Glenn Greenwald guardian.co.uk, Thursday 9 May 2013 14.01 EDT I’m traveling rather extensively this week – the last week of travel I have for quite some time, thankfully – so here are several brief items worthy of note: (1) As the Guardian was […]
Ever More and Ever Less> The Unstoppable Legacy of the War on Terror By Karen J. Greenberg March 18, 2012 Tom Dispatch By now, you’d think we’d be entering the end of the 9/11 era. One war over in the Greater Middle East, another hurtling disastrously to its end, and the threat of […]