Opinion: Assange’s Indictment Treats Journalism as a Crime

April 13, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn

After living under a grant of asylum in London’s Ecuadorian embassy for nearly seven years, WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange was forcibly ejected and arrested by British police on April 11. Ecuador’s president, Lenin Moreno, accused Assange of “repe …

Should Hugs Be Politically Lethal?

April 10, 2019 • Edith Brenner

Getty Images DailyClout sponsored content To help Lucy Flores, a politician who served in the Nevada State Assembly from 2011-2015, increase attendance at a political rally where she was scheduled to speak, Vice Pres. Joe Biden generously went out of h …

“Paycheck Fairness” for Women at Last?

April 9, 2019 • Elena Dudum

It’s been a long 22 years since Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the Paycheck Fairness Act to Congress (H.R.7). Originally brought to Congress in 1997, this bill has been re-introduced more than ten times and has failed to pass the Senate f …

Opinion: US Takes Illegal, Dangerous Actions Toward Regime Change in Venezuela

April 9, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn

he United States is taking illegal and dangerous actions to execute regime change in Venezuela. In January, Juan Guaidó declared himself “interim president,” in a strategy orchestrated by the United States to seize power from President Nicolás Maduro. …

Opinion: Lawyers Worldwide Urge International Court: Investigate Israeli Crimes

March 30, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK – MARCH 29: Health workers carry a wounded press member after israeli intervention during a protest against construction of Jewish settlement within 43rd anniversary of Palestinian Land Day in Ramallah, West Bank on March 29, 2019.( …

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