The campaign to gag the WikiLeaks' founder is a bipartisan and bilateral attack on free speech that could lead to a wider assault on all of our freedoms.
In the United States, why do we limit free speech and protest for minorities more than we limit guns?
Consider yourself warned.
As tyrants take control of democracies, this is what they typically do.
An unaccountable drone program, an FBI with a record of spying on mosques and activists, and a surveillance empire are among the powers currently held in check with restraints as durable as tissue paper.
Thailand’s junta leader, Prayuth Chan-ocha, who toppled the government of Yingluck Shinawatra in a coup last May, told reporters Wednesday that he will “probably just execute” any journalist who does not “report the truth.”
Australian journalist John Pilger, who speaks with the moral voice of George Orwell, discusses how a majority of Britons polled could say fewer than 10,000 Iraqis have been killed since the British- and American-led 2003 invasion of Iraq, when the real number is closer to a million.