Daniel Ellsberg: NSA Has Your Entire Digital Record. That’s The Infrastructure of A Police State + Enemy Of The State

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Daniel Ellsberg, Mike Gravel and Robert West: How the Pentagon Papers Came to be Published (must-see; 2007)

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democracynow on Jul 24, 2013

www.democracynow.org – Forty-one years ago, Beacon Press lost a Supreme Court case brought against it by the U.S. government for publishing the first full edition of the Pentagon Papers. It is now well known how The New York Times first published excerpts of the top-secret documents in June 1971, but less well known is how the Beacon Press, a small nonprofit publisher affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Association, came to publish the complete 7,000 pages that exposed the true history of U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Their publication led the Beacon press into a spiral of two-and-a-half years of harassment, intimidation, near bankruptcy and the possibility of criminal prosecution. This is a story that has rarely been told in its entirety.

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Leaked Bradley Manning Audio Recording + Daniel Ellsberg: Secret Tape Refutes Media Slander

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freepressfoundation·Mar 12, 2013

Leaked audio recording of Bradley Manning describing his response to the July 12, 2007 Baghdad Apache airstrike video that documented the killing of two Reuters journalists.

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Hearts and Minds (1974)

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This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

Danger U.S. war crimes ahead

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Chris Hedges, Michael Moore on Challenging NDAA Indefinite Detention and the “Corporate Coup d’etat” + Daniel Ellsberg: We Are A Part of A Death Squad Country

Note: this video is an excerpt from the Full Panel Discussion that you can watch here: Chris Hedges: NDAA: This Is The Final Battle Between The Restoration Of Due Process and The Imposition Of A Military State (updated) This short video below may be a good one to pass on to others less familiar with the NDAA court case. ~DS

Updated: Feb. 12 and 14, 2013

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February 11, 2013

democracynow·Feb 11, 2013

DemocracyNow.org – The ability of the U.S. government to jail people without charge or trial is now back in court. A group of reporters, scholars and activists are suing the Obama administration over the controversial provision in the National Defense Authorization Act, saying it could allow for the indefinite detention of journalists and others who interact with certain groups. On Wednesday, the Justice Department asked an appeals court to reverse a judge’s earlier decision blocking indefinite detention, saying the ruling would hamper its ability to fight terrorism. On the same day, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker and activist Michael Moore and the case’s lead plaintiff, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges, took part in a panel featuring some of those who were in the courtroom opposing the NDAA. We air excerpts of their remarks.

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The NDAA and the Death of the Democratic State by Chris Hedges

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Chris Hedges: NDAA: This Is The Final Battle Between The Restoration Of Due Process and The Imposition Of A Military State (updated)

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February 6, 2013

In two weeks civil liberty in America is threatened. Will you stand up for your rights? #stopndaa

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Chris Hedges: NDAA May Already Be Detaining Americans 2/6/13

Kenny Steven Fuentes·Feb 6, 2013

Chris Hedges speaks at the 2/6/13 press conference following oral arguments made at Federal Courthouse in New York City. Hedges v. Obama challenges key provisions of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act that legalize indefinite detention of American citizens. Learn more at www.StopNDAA.org

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Daniel Ellsberg: NDAA Indefinite Detention Provision is Part of Systematic Assault on Constitution + Kill List Exposed

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Witness Against Torture: National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Cements Indefinite Detention

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democracynow·Feb 5, 2013

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A lawsuit challenging a law that gives the government the power to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens is back in federal court this week. On Wednesday, a group of academics, journalists, and activists will present oral arguments in court against a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, authorizing the military to jail anyone it considers a terrorism suspect anywhere in the world without charge or trial. Continue reading

Chris Hedges: When Empires Emplode + Update on the NDAA Lawsuit

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August 9, 2012

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Guest host Sam Sacks discusses the world food crisis and corporate capitalism with journalist and author Chris Hedges.

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Supreme Court Likely to Endorse Obama’s War on Whistle-Blowers by Chris Hedges

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Daniel Ellsberg, Ann Wright and others arrested at Free Bradley Manning Protest

Protect Free Speech Wikileaks = Pentagon Paper...

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on Mar 20, 2011

Police brutality at Free Bradley Manning protest as Colonel (Ret.) Ann Wright and Daniel Ellsberg become victims of targeted assault

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Hedges: War is a Soulless Void + Nader: End the Foreign Aid to Israel + Ellsberg and Others Arrested

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March 20, 2011

Updated: added another speech

on Mar 19, 2011

(3-19-2011) Chris Hedges is a journalist and columnist for Truthdig. This took place at Lafayette Park in front of the White House.

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Ralph Nader Calls for Impeachment of Obama + Daniel Ellsberg: Obama’s monarchical presidential powers

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Mar. 18, 2011

Daniel Ellsberg Joins Peace Activists Risking Arrest at Protest Marking Iraq War Anniversary, Nader Calls for Impeachment of Obama

Ralph Nader and Daniel Ellsberg plan to participate in a major protest on Saturday in Washington, D.C., to mark the eight-year anniversary of the U.S-led invasion of Iraq. Ellsberg will risk arrest by participating in nonviolent civil disobedience actions by Veterans for Peace, among others, to protest the ongoing military occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan. “Innocents are being slaughtered,” Nader says. “Why don’t we say what’s on the minds of many legal experts? That the Obama administration is committing war crimes. And if Bush should have been impeached, Obama should be impeached.” [includes rush transcript]

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Daniel Ellsberg: We Need Whistle Blowers to Stop Murder

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Daniel Ellsberg: There was no law against leaking the Pentagon Papers nor is there now against Wikileaks

Daniel Ellsberg is a former US military analyst employed by the RAND Corporation who precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret Pentagon study of US government decision-making about the Vietnam War, to The New York Times and other newspapers.

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WikiLeaks: Why It Matters. Why It Doesn’t?

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A panel of leading thinkers explores WikiLeaks and its implications for access to information, security, first amendment rights, innovation, and more.

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