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with Abby Martin
teleSUR English on Jul 1, 2016
Few journalists know the cruelty of government censorship as well as James Risen, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at the New York Times, targeted for several major stories implicating criminality by the US war machine and its national security state.
Having just ended a seven-year legal battle, where he bravely faced jail time to protect his inside sources, Risen joins Abby Martin on The Empire Files to talk about his case and the stories he wrote that were such a threat.
from the archives:
Have a Chilcot Fourth of July by David Swanson
Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald and Noam Chomsky: A Conversation on Privacy
Blowback Denial, Climate Denial, and Apocalypse by David Swanson
In Convicting Jeff Sterling, CIA Revealed More Than It Accused Him of Revealing by David Swanson
War on Whistleblowers (featuring Edward Snowden and David Carr) 2015
America’s Surveillance State, Part 3: The Press Versus The NSA
History of Key Document in IAEA Probe Suggests Israeli Forgery by Gareth Porter + Iran’s Non-Existent Nuke Program