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Daniel Ellsberg speaks at the "Cinema for Peace Gala" in the Westhafen Event and Convention Center on February 11, 2019. News
Because She Was Wrong About Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, and Libya, Daniel Ellsberg Joins Campaign Against Flournoy
Declaring that "we do not need a hawk with relationships with the weapons industry," Nobel Prize-winning peace activist Jody Williams also urged Biden not to pick Michèle Flournoy as defense secretary.
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A front yard placard states "VOTE HIM OUT BEFORE HE KILLS US ALL!!" and multiple campaign signs in support of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on the penultimate day before the general election on November 1, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The grassroots get of the vote campaign efforts of canvassing, door knocking, literature drops, phone calling, and texting, will prove crucial in determening the outcome of voter turnout and ultimately the presidency.  (Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images) Views
Dear Fellow Progressives: Please Vote for Biden
The best hope of removing Trump from the White House is a landslide victory for Biden.
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Why Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg Are So Adamant About the Imperative of Defeating Trump
Defeating Trump is a crucial—and certainly insufficient—precondition for making possible the kind of changes in government policies that are desperately required for social decency.
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Julian Assange (L) and Daniel Ellsberg meet in London on October 25, 2010. (Photo: Robert Wallis/Corbis/Getty Images) News
Daniel Ellsberg Tells UK Court That US Seeks Both 'Revenge' Against Julian Assange and to 'Crush' Future Whistleblowers
The Pentagon Papers leaker previously called Assange's prosecution the most "significant attack on freedom of the press" since his 1971 case.
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A New Film Blows the Whistle on War
If the press is the "fourth estate," the cinema is arguably the fifth. Official Secrets indicts Blair, Bush, and other mass murderers in the court of public opinion—at a theater near you
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Driven as always by self-interest and opportunism, Trump has now flipped from professing his “love” for WikiLeaks during the campaign to targeting Assange as part of the enemy. (Photo: Reuters) Views
Unequal Justice: Julian Assange Is an Enemy in Trump’s War on the First Amendment
Unless and until Assange’s prosecution is dismissed, no publication will be safe from the Administration’s vengeance and overreach
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What is being attempted here is the de facto redefinition of the powers of the Legislative Branch by members of the Executive. (Photo: CHIP SOMODEVILLA/Getty Images) Views
This Is Pure Authoritarian Audacity
The administration* tries something and, if there's no resistance, tries something more. This time, it's shrouding the Pentagon in secrecy as we saber-rattle at Iran
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The Truth-Teller: From the Pentagon Papers to the Doomsday Machine
Daniel Ellsberg discusses the continuing existential threat posed by the military-industrial complex
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How the Pentagon Took Ownership of Con Man Donald Trump
When it comes to raising money based on false claims, this president has nothing on the Pentagon. And worse yet, like America's wars, the Pentagon's long con shows no sign of ending.
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Journalists should close ranks here against this abuse of the President's authority, and against Britain and Ecuador for violating the norms of asylum. (Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA) Views
Daniel Ellsberg Speaks Out on the Arrest of Julian Assange
"Without whistleblowers we would not have a democracy. And there have to be people to distribute work and publish it."
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