Two whistleblowers, who previously resigned from positions at the State Department, share their reactions to this dissent.
Palestinians are dying in a war funded by the U.S. government. Anyone who questions the human toll of this war is perversely demonized as a "terrorist" supporter.
Support independent journalism on whistleblowers, government secrecy, and press freedom-related issues. Become a subscriber of The Dissenter. The continued prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has the potential to create serious diplomatic problems for the United States. Last week, during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, two
The following article was made possible by paid subscribers. Support independent journalism on whistleblowers and press freedom and become a subscriber with this limited offer for World Press Freedom Week. On World Press Freedom Day, the United States State Department abandoned its policy of not commenting on the case against
When Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador meets with United States President Joe Biden on July 12, he plans to once again urge the US government to drop the charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Obrador is one of the few presidents in the world, who has expressed genuine support
Secretary of State Antony Blinken marked World Press Freedom Day by calling attention to governments that are “becoming less transparent” and “more repressive.” “Some governments incarcerate journalists, harass them, target them for violence,” Blinken stated. “Some use other, more subtle [methods] like mandating professional licenses for journalists and using endless