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Intelligence Officials Make Direct Threats on Snowden’s Life

January 24, 2014

NSA whistleblower Kirk Wiebe & former CIA analyst Ray McGovern point to the brashness of intelligence officials who went on the record to threaten Snowden’s life, reflecting a culture of disregard for the Constitution and due process

Army Whistleblower Bradley Manning Gets “Unprecedented” 35 Years in Prison

August 22, 2013

Advocates say sentence is a serious blow to whistleblowers and investigative journalism, Manning plans to appeal and request President Obama for a pardon

Ecuador

May 21, 2013
Critics say Correa is creating a pro-government media system; Correa says there is a fundamental contradiction with corporate for-profit media involved in distributing public information

From Capital Punishment to Guns, Old Fears Weigh Like a Nightmare on Today’s Debate

May 8, 2013

Stephen John Hartnett (author of Executing Democracy): The roots of today’s debate about capital punishment, prisons and guns goes back to pre-civil war religious ideas that slaves must be terrorized and God must be appeased

Thatcher Forged an Alliance Between Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism

April 10, 2013

Thatcher used her popularity from the Falklands war to push right-wing economic reform, leading to increased inequality

US Drone Wars

December 9, 2012
Michael Ratner: Pres. Obama debating rules that allow him to kill extra-judicially anyone considered an enemy combatant anywhere in the world including US citizens and by logical extension, within the United States

Anthony Monteiro on Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois

January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967

Gore Vidal's America

August 1, 2007
 

Renowned American Writer Gore Vidal on TRNN

August 1, 2007
 

Think: Interviews with important thinkers

August 1, 2007