Mar 112019   Two very good interviews:  Glenn Greenwald  and  Daniel Ellsberg on Democracy Now. RECOMMEND:    Go to the link – – the video is at top. TEXT FOR BACK-UP: Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail after refusing to answer questions before a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange. Manning, a U.S. […]

Sep 022018

Leaks. Huge volumes of Data. Leaker and Publisher. A TRUE picture of the wars – – data is objective.  It is not “opinion”, nor is it propaganda.   – – – – – – – – On-line Vigil for Assange.    I thought of Assange, of course. Daniel Ellsberg,  a participant in the vigil. Chelsea […]

Jun 012018

Daniel Ellsberg’s recent book,  “The Doomsday Machine,  Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner“, is an extremely important contribution to the historical record, and to the understanding of current affairs. (Click on the small text “Daniel Ellsberg”, under the Title of this posting to generate a list of other postings that have a connection to Ellsberg.) […]

Jan 152017

The arrival of four thousand U.S. Veterans at Standing Rock on the side of the Sioux and non-violent resistance marks a high-water point in the revolution against the Lords of the American Corporate Empire. (Interpreted through the historical record.) Some people will want to skip straight down to heading  “CONVERSION“. RELATED: 2016-12-21 Why I Kneeled Before Standing […]

Apr 012016

NOTE:  Details, related postings, comments – –  see  2016-04-04 The Panama Papers: world reacts to huge offshore tax files leak, The Guardian   When Daniel Ellsberg photocopied and leaked the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times in 1971, those 7,000 pages of top secret Vietnam War documents represented what was then the biggest […]

Jan 022016

Edward Snowden: A ‘Nation’ Interview November 17, 2014 Issue In a wide-ranging conversation, he discusses the surveillance state, the American political system and the price he’s paid for his understanding of patriotism. By Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen October 28, 2014 (All photos by Nicola Cohen) On October 6, Nation editor and publisher […]

Sep 272013

If you have time for only one thing, listen to this remarkable panel discussion from Australia,  The war on whistleblowers and journalism,  at (Bradley Manning is now Chelsea Manning) THE PANELISTS ARE – – WOW!  Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who published the NSA (National Security Agency) information leaked by Edward […]

Aug 262013 By Paige Lavender   WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange weighed in on President Barack Obama’s proposed surveillance reforms Saturday, calling the new measures “a victory of sorts for Edward Snowden.”   “As Snowden has stated, his biggest concern was if he blew the whistle and change did not occur,” Assange said in a statement. “Well […]

Mar 052013

Please go to the link to see the videos:   Collateral Murder Overview Update: On July 6, 2010, Private Bradley Manning, a 22 year old intelligence analyst with the United States Army in Baghdad, was charged with disclosing this video (after allegedly speaking to an unfaithful journalist). The whistleblower behind the Pentagon Papers, Daniel […]

Dec 132012
2012-12-13  Pre-trial hearing in court martial:  Bradley Manning's long quest for justice, Amy Goodman.

Supporters of Bradley Manning protest during his scheduled motion hearing, outside the gates of Fort Meade, Maryland. Photograph: Jose Luis Magana/Reuters History will judge harshly the US military’s mistreatment of the alleged WikiLeaks whistleblower, who turns 25 this week Pfc Bradley Manning was finally allowed to speak publicly, in his own defense, in a […]