Category: Repression

Alyssa Figueroa: ‘What I Tell People Who Say They Don’t Care About Their Privacy’

“Privacy is embedded in what it means to be human and always has been across time periods and across cultures”

Aidan White: Beyond Al Jazeera

Egypt’s chilling verdict on media freedom

Aljazeera: Outrage as Egypt jails Al Jazeera staff

Jail terms for Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed spark global outcry and calls for their immediate release

Robert Fisk: On the jailing of Al-Jazeera journalists

A proxy in the war between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Amnesty International: Dark day for media freedom as Al Jazeera journalists convicted

The conviction today of three Al Jazeera English journalists accused of “falsifying news” and belonging to or assisting the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement in Egypt is a ferocious attack on media freedom

Vik Birkbeck: A Story of Occupations and Evictions

As the current wave of anti-World Cup protests shows, the genie is out of the bottle — and it will take a lot more than violent evictions and police repression to silence the awakened and indignant multitude

Glenn Greenwald: Unmasking Big Brother

Interview with Glenn Greenwald on the startling revelations of the past year, the mainstream media’s reaction and what’s still to come

Chelsea Manning: The Fog Machine of War

Chelsea Manning on the U.S. Military and Media Freedom

Dave Zirin: The World Cup You Won’t See on TV

Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents

Chris Hedges: American Socrates

Noam Chomsky, whom I interviewed last Thursday at his office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has influenced intellectuals in the United States and abroad in incalculable ways

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