The WikiLeaks whistleblower has now served seven years of her sentence, experiencing extraordinary hardship as a person seeking gender-reassignment treatment while imprisoned by the U.S. military.
Her 129-page document proposes "concrete" solutions to the rampant and unchecked violations of privacy and civil liberties by the U.S. government.
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Terrorism expert Audrey Kurth Cronin says terrorists are surprisingly logical Also: Islamophobia in the USA, Bradley Manning's secret trial, and Congress wants to share your Internet secretscom/avbooth/category/truthdig_radio/" title="Truthdig Radio">Truthdig Radio: Terrorism expert Audrey Kurth Cronin says terrorists are surprisingly logical.
Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearings to become secretary of defense have raised questions about the Republican Party's ability to conduct U.S. foreign policy worthy of a major international player; Hillary Clinton may be responsible for the decline in the use of "Hillary" as a baby name; meanwhile, although President Obama is quite adept at Internet use, his tendency toward waging a "cyber war" is a deficient approach to online security. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Last time on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: The editor in chief of The Advocate talks chicken and bigotry, the tea party wins big in Texas, cybersecurity from the inbox to the nuclear power plant, race and politics, and we remember Gore Vidalcom/avbooth/category/truthdig_radio/" title="Truthdig Radio">Truthdig Radio: Chicken and bigotry, the tea party wins big in Texas, cybersecurity from the inbox to the nuclear power plant, race and politics, and we remember Gore Vidal.
Nicholas Merrill is tired of waiting for Congress to protect Americans' privacy online So he plans to force the matter by changing the way telecommunication companies do business So he plans to change the way telecommunication companies do business.