Tag Archives: US government

Christopher Simpson on “The Science of Coercion”

Government-funded psychological warfare programs underwrote the academic triumph of preconceptions about communication that persist today in communication studies, advertising research, and in counterinsurgency operations.

Sahar Aziz: Moving Beyond Politics to Accountability on US Torture Program

  Will the United States do what it demands of other nations, and hold its own government officials accountable for torture, or will it parrot authoritarian regimes as it invokes national security as a blanket excuse for crimes against humanity? January 11, 2009: “Who Would Jesus Torture?” sign at the International Day to Shut Down Guantanamo […]

Truthdig: ‘A Country That Can’t Tell Its Terrorists From Its Journalists’

Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly   truthdig.com   March 14, 2014 Photo by bulliver (CC BY 2.0) Sarah Harrison, an editor at WikiLeaks who has also worked with NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, won’t return to her home country of England because she fears being prosecuted as a terrorist for seeking to influence her government. Harrison’s fear comes […]

People’s Blog for the Constitution » DOJ goes after Icelandic parliamentarian Birgitta Jónsdóttir for role in WikiLeaks video

DOJ goes after Icelandic parliamentarian Birgitta Jónsdóttir for role in WikiLeaks video Lindsey Needham   January 29, 2012    BORDC Birgitta Jónsdóttir, member of Iceland’s parliament since 2009, is being targeted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for her role in producing Collateral Murder with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The controversial video shows footage, reportedly […]