In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Louisiana became the first state to delay their primary, which was scheduled for April 4. The Wyoming Democratic Party also canceled the “in-person portion of their upcoming vote” on the same date. Yet, despite health risks, state officials in four states intend to proceed
The coronavirus poses a grave risk to people incarcerated in jails, prisons, and detention centers across the United States.
Federal judge Anthony Trenga ordered a jail in Alexandria, Virginia, to release United States Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning. The order came after the grand jury investigating WikiLeaks was dismissed. Manning was confined for 365 days or one year after being held in civil contempt because she refused to testify before
Right2Vote’s Amani Sawari discusses her work to extend voting rights to all justice-involved people inspired by the 2018 prison strike demands.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic presidential candidate, told MSNBC viewers that he would veto Medicare For All if he was elected.
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” we break down reform legislation that would help ensure the Espionage Act is no longer used against journalists. It would also expand protections for whistleblower disclosures. The rights of members of the press that “solicit, obtain, or publish government secrets” would be protected
Under legislation proposed in Congress, the United States government would not be able to prosecute journalists like WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who publish classified information. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Ro Khanna introduced the Espionage Act Reform Act to reaffirm “First Amendment protections for journalists” and ensure “whistleblowers can
For over three decades the pioneering Brazilian heavy metal band has never been afraid to address political issues. One of Sepultura’s more political albums, “Chaos A.D.” (1993), features “Refuse/Resist,” a hard hitting anti-police anthem, and “Territory,” which references the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Sepultura recently released their fifteenth studio
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must remain isolated in a glass box at the back of the courtroom, the judge in his extradition proceedings decided.
The prosecution urged a magistrate court to flout an international norm enshrined in treaty law to approve the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.