- January 07, 2014
Journalists whose careers are based on the faithful reproduction of the views of governments and institutions more powerful than themselves are rarely enthusiastic about whistleblowers.
Faced with people who actually take risks to confront and expose the lies and deceptions of the powerful that they themselves either don’t see or prefer to ignore, it is has...
- July 03, 2013
Who will stand up for Edward Snowden? Not the American media, that fearless and forensic instrument of truthtelling, which has been generally too busy poring over Snowden’s ‘narcissism’ and character flaws, or arguing that surveillance is good for us, to consider the broader implications of his revelations.
Nor tough guy Vladimir Putin, who won’t do...