Artists should challenge the boundaries of permissible thought. They should transcend orthodoxy or the conventional wisdom of the establishment, and few artists dare to use their voice for peace and human rights like Roger Waters. Waters, best known for his work as a singer, songwriter, and bassist for Pink Floyd,
Journalist Glenn Greenwald traveled to Moscow for a panel discussion on “fake news.” A clip of comments he made to an RT crew afterward was shared widely. He also visited NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, and for all of the above, he was viciously attacked by MSNBC intelligence analyst Malcolm Nance,
Boots Riley’s debut film, “Sorry To Bother You,” is a refreshingly defiant satire featuring magical realism to propel its story and message. The film skewers many ugly aspects of late-stage American capitalism while at the same time giving each main character plenty of space to express themselves, grapple with their
Fewer Americans than ever are willing to express their unrequited devotion to the United States, and yet, on Independence Day, that is exactly what we as Americans must do. We cannot let President Donald Trump be the only one who bear hugs Old Glory. If we let him be the
After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory, liberal pundits argue a generational and demographic—but not political— shift is occurring among Democrats.
Mother Of NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner: I Didn’t Want To See Her Plead Guilty To Violating Espionage Act
Kevin Gosztola spoke to NSA whistleblower Reality Winner’s mother, Billie Winner-Davis, about her pleading guilty to violating the Espionage Act.
Reality Winner formally pled guilty to violating the Espionage Act. Plea was part of agreement with U.S. government for 63-month prison sentence.
Matthew Hoh, a former Marine and diplomat from the State Department, who resigned in protest in 2009 over the Afghanistan War, joins the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast this week. Some of his insightful commentary can be found at MatthewHoh.com. During the interview, Hoh talks about how the United States government is
National Security Agency whistleblower Reality Winner, who was charged with violating the Espionage Act when she released an NSA report on alleged Russian hacking of voter registration systems, will accept a plea agreement. Winner is scheduled to formally change her plea to guilty on June 26 in a federal court
While a U.S.-backed Saudi coalition bombs a critical port in Yemen, senators demand the Pentagon end secrecy around the scope of involvement by U.S. forces.