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Standing Up in the Spirit of America's First Whistleblower Benjamin Franklin!

Coleen Rowley | Posted 06.13.2016 | World
Coleen Rowley

Throughout the week, we discussed the problem of pernicious governmental, corporate and other top-down secrecy involved in globalization that enables large-scale wrongdoing and keeps citizens in the dark about it, making effective solutions and real democracy, and even our collective security, impossible.

Irene Fernandez: The Best or Worst of Malaysia?

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzette Standring

It is a textbook case of laws being used to crush critics of governmental operations. Malaysia may be 9,296 miles from the US, but authorities seeking to silence protest is universal.