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We're citizens, not subjects. We have the right to criticize government without fear - Chelsea E Manning

When freedom of information and transparency are stifled, then bad decisions are often made and heartbreaking tragedies occur – too often on a breathtaking scale that can leave societies wondering: how did this happen? 298 more words




The Espionage act of 1917


On this day, Yom Hashoah, we recall the millions who died as a result of a legal process and we ask the question, could such things ever happen here in the United States? 67 more words


You Call This Freedom? (Part I)

by Chaz Bufe

(This essay will appear in the author’s upcoming Provocations: Don’t Call Them Libertarians, AA Lies, and other incitements, which is scheduled for October 2014.) 3,967 more words


Remembering Eugene V. Debs’ Imprisonment for Speaking Against War

By Adam Dick | Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity | September 3, 2014

Eugene V. Debs nearly 100 years ago was a political prisoner in the United States for the “crime” of opposing the United States government’s participation in World War I and conscription of people to fight in that war.

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Obama’s War on Whistleblowers

Obama signed both the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, expanding whistleblower protections, in November 2012, and the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) furthering these protections in January 2013. 350 more words

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Think twice before hitting that submit button

Freedom of speech also means the lack of freedom of privacy for government officials and agencies and other public figures.

In the state of Florida a journalist must ask a private citizen if the interview can be electronically recorded. 448 more words

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Journalism: A Noble Profession

It is unfortunately true that when most people hear the word journalism they automatically envision reporters descending on tragic scenes shouting ghoulish questions. “How’d you feel when you saw your son’s dead body?” Or they blame the ruthless papparazzi for Princess Diana’s death, losing sight of journalism’s many heroic professionals: … 1,284 more words

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