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Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg was put on trial in 1971 for leaking the Pentagon Papers, but the case was dismissed in 1973 because of government misconduct. He is the author of "Papers on the War," "Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers" and "The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner." Follow him on Twitter: @DanielEllsberg

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Will Unprovoked War With Iran Be Trump's Parting Gift to the World?

I will always regret that I did not do more to stop war with Vietnam. Now, I am calling on whistleblowers to step up and expose Trump’s plans

Daniel Ellsberg ·


Dear Fellow Progressives: Please Vote for Biden

The best hope of removing Trump from the White House is a landslide victory for Biden.

Daniel Ellsberg ·


Leaker of Pentagon Papers: Trump Is an Enemy of the Constitution and Must Be Defeated

Whatever reservations you might have about Joe Biden, the fact remains that his victory over Trump would mean that our country will have dodged a bullet—preventing the destruction of our Constitution as a functional document and averting irreversible damage to human civilization in the next four years.

Daniel Ellsberg ·


The Truth-Teller: From the Pentagon Papers to the Doomsday Machine

Daniel Ellsberg discusses the continuing existential threat posed by the military-industrial complex

Daniel Ellsberg ·


Ellsberg Sees Vietnam-Like Risks in ISIS War

Daniel Ellsberg, the former Defense Department official who leaked the Pentagon Papers exposing the Vietnam War lies, is alarmed at the many parallels between Vietnam and President Obama’s new military campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Daniel Ellsberg ·




Edward Snowden: Saving Us from the United Stasi of America

Snowden's whistleblowing gives us a chance to roll back what is tantamount to an 'executive coup' against the US constitution

Daniel Ellsberg ·

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