News & Public Affairs08/21/13 Janelle Irwin
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U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for releases hundreds of thousands of classified military documents. During a press conference after the sentencing hearing Wednesday, Manning’s defense attorney, David Coombs said he and other supporters are asking President Obama to grant a pardon, but if that doesn’t work, there are still other ways to get Manning out before he’s eligible for parole.
“Well, to get attention to what’s happened here, I w...
07/02/13 Janelle Irwin
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More than 90 protests against NSA spying are scheduled across the country Thursday. During a phone conference Tuesday, Hollywood Celebrity John Cusack jumped on the fight by supporting the Take Back the Fourth national day of protest demanding Congress protect citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights.
“We have prosecution of whistleblowers at an all time high, we have kill lists, we have drone assassination programs, we have people jailed without trail, the destruction of habeas corpus, we...
12/05/11 Josh Holton
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Americans are entitled to a fair trial under the Sixth Amendment of the US Constitution, but the new defense spending bill that passed by an overwhelming majority in the Senate last week excluded an amendment to prohibit the military from indefinitely detaining US citizens.Be the first to comment
08/04/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday) Listen to this entire show:
Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity on WMNF. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll talk about stronger protection for government whistleblowers. But first some listener comments about last Thursday's discussion on health care reform.
According to the Associated Press,
Last week a Senate committee unanimously approved legislation to protect federal employees from being punished for blowing the whistle on waste and corruption.
The bill allows many government workers to take reprisal ...