Nancy Pelosi’s Confusion About Blowing Whistles

November 19, 2019

After warning the nation of the danger of progressive Democratic presidential candidates intent on challenging if not dismantling a power structure that is governed by people like Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House has found a way of stepping into the role of the one who bravely calls into...

Freeing Julian Assange: The Last Chapter

February 04, 2016

The Julian Assange affair is rooted in America. The time to free the WikiLeaks founder is now, says John Pilger. One of the epic miscarriages of justice of our time is unraveling. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention—the international tribunal that adjudicates and decides...

Whistleblowers Face Long Prison Sentences Under Obama

October 08, 2015

Under Obama, whistleblowers face a total of 751 months behind bars—compared to 24 months for all other whistleblowers combined since the American Revolution. Barack Obama was, in 2008, the anti-torture candidate. It’s a sad comment on the state of US democracy that such a thing ever existed....