Justice Department Charges Julian Assange With Computer Crime But Alleges Conspiracy To Abet Espionage
The Justice Department dramatically escalated its political prosecution of WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange, alleging he abetted the disclosure of classified information.
Production assistance agreements released by the Defense Department show the United States military used taxpayer money to subsidize part of the production of the National Geographic series, “The Long Road Home,” and a companion documentary.
Washington Appeals Court: Evidence May Prove Climate Action Against Tar Sands Pipeline Was Necessary
A WA appeals court concluded a trial court violated climate activist Kenneth Ward’s constitutional rights by prohibiting him from presenting a necessity defense.
Mavis Staples’ forthcoming album features the lead single “Change,” a bluesy call to action that highlights issues, such as inequality and gun violence.
Since the National Labor Relations Board ruled graduate student workers at private universities can unionize, a surge in organizing has faced persistent union-busting.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Missouri may use lethal injection against a prisoner with a medical condition that will cause him to choke to death on his blood.
“You’re The Man,” the long-shelved album from Marvin Gaye, is the work of an artist with a golden voice, who struggled with both personal demons and the demons plaguing the country in which he lived. One of the most uplifting and sublime protest anthems on the album is “Try It, You’ll Like It.”
Chelsea Manning remains in conditions of prolonged solitary confinement, and her attorneys argue she should be released from jail pending her appeal.
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola were joined by journalist Aaron Maté to talk about the end of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Maté, a contributor to The Nation, was one of the few journalists who consistently questioned the Trump-Russia narrative.
Journalist Ben Norton, who helps run The Grayzone, was in Venezuela for nearly 4 weeks from early February to early March. He talks with us about what he saw on the ground and how what he witnessed compares to what is reported in Western establishment news media.