In defending the Constitution against actions of the new administration, the former acting attorney general shows she is exactly the type of official Americans need.
After a three year court-martial ended in a conviction on 17 counts of theft, espionage and other alleged crimes against the interests of the American public, Pfc Bradley Manning, the admitted source of the largest classified leak in US history, is still freeAfter a three year court-martial ended in a damning conviction, Pfc.
The Truthdig columnist begins this speech to the Veterans for Peace convention by saying, "Physical courage is something you see on a battlefield. Moral courage you almost never see."
This year's winners of the International Women's Media Foundation's Courage in Journalism Awards are truly remarkable journalists who uphold the highest standards of the profession -- and, as they reveal in their speeches, risk paying the highest price for their perseverance and dedication.