Daniel Ellsberg is a former U.S. military analyst employed by the RAND Corporation who precipitated a national uproar in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, the U.S. military’s account of activities during the Vietnam War, to The New York Times.
A Langley doctor refuses to give up his battle: Brendan Martin will continue to protest the planned purchase of warplanes by the federal government early next year.
We would like to invite you to join Peace Action NYS and the Korea Peace Now Grassroots Network for an Advocacy Week from November 1st through 4th.
St. Francis Peace Center Foundation, located in Gangjeong Village on Jeju Island, South Korea, hosted an English-language online course titled “Resisting Militarization in Jeju and Northeast Asia.”
When locals learned that the Johnson County, Iowa, sheriff’s office had gotten hold of a massive, mine-resistant vehicle, Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek reassured a skeptical public that officers would primarily use it during extreme weather events in order to save residents from the state’s extraordinary blizzards or floods.
Before it’s too late, we need to ask ourselves a crucial question: Do we really — I mean truly — want a new Cold War with China?
‘The War on Journalism: The Case of Julian Assange’ is the stuff Hollywood movies are made of – “democratic” states colluding to demonize, spy on, and imprison a journalist not because he committed any crimes but because he exposed the crimes of state officials and agencies. In an age where journalists are under attack globally for doing their jobs, Julian Assange is facing a 175-year sentence for publishing factual documents about US war crimes, if extradited to the United States.
Join Massachusetts Peace Action on Monday, October 25 from 2pm to 4pm at First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, for the screening of award-winning journalist and filmmaker Juan Passarelli’s 2020 film ‘The War on Journalism’.
Long-time WikiLeaks’ collaborator, Passarelli writes, “There is a war on journalism, and Julian Assange is at the center of that war. If this precedent is set, then what happens to Assange can happen to any journalist.”
‘The War on WikiLeaks’
Journalist and managing editor of Shadowproof Kevin Gosztola, and Boston author, teacher and activist, Victor Wallis, join Passarelli to discuss recent revelations of the vengeful CIA’s plot to kidnap, rendition, and assassinate Assange, engaging in illegal means to bypass the rule of law in order to make an example of Julian Assange, intimidate journalists and suppress press freedoms. Assange’s final extradition hearing is October 27 & 28.
Julian’s life and the future of press freedom rest in the balance in this case. Please come with an appetite to learn about the press freedom case of the century and what you can do to help save Julian Assange.
This event will be live-streamed, and a Q&A will follow the discussion.
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