Free Chelsea Manning
The world-famous whistleblower has announced that she would like to be identified as a woman. She's said as much three years ago—so what changes now?
Julian Assange Has Been Inside for a Year
And he's gearing up to stay for another five.
On the Verge of Bradley Manning's Trial, Julian Assange Answers Some Questions (Including Mine)
The Founder of WikiLeaks is taking questions from journalists and the public today.
Alex Gibney on Hackers and Julian Assange
If Michael Moore is obsessed with outrage, and Herzog is obsessed with dreams, Gibney is a master of moments.
How a Troll Is Just Like a Troll
The original meaning of a troll is found in Scandinavian mythology, in which trolls are “creatures bent on mischief and wickedness.”
When Bradley Manning Spoke
Manning has been imprisoned without trial for over 1,000 days. Only during yesterday's testimony, he owned up to his crimes, explaining to the world why he willingly released materials that have changed history—if not in the way he'd originally...
John Kiriakou Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Transparency Under Obama
When he enters a federal prison on Friday, John Kiriakou will be the only former CIA agent prosecuted in relation to the Bush White House's torture program, but not for committing torture.
The Torture of Bradley Manning
If there’s a bad time to discuss holiday shopping, it’s while waiting for someone to describe being tortured. I was soaking wet and still half asleep when our driver turned to the back seat of the press shuttle and said something so totally irrelevant...
Bradley Manning's Saga Keeps Getting Sadder
You'd wind up on suicide watch even sooner.
Adam Clark Estes
Sorry, Not On the Guest List
You'll hear a lot about bin Laden, but here are six names you won't hear mentioned at the DNC.
The Six Names You Won't Hear at the Democratic National Convention
Joe Biden summed up the essence of Obama’s reelection campaign months ago. “Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive." These duel sentiments will be showcased at the DNC over the next few days, the slightest glimmers of hope amplified to...
What Got Lost In the Julian Assange Circus
Let the character assassination, conspiracy theories and press circus continue. Amid what is perhaps one of the most controversial debates over human rights in a generation, some remain more interested in Julian Assange's ugly behavior, like how he...