Listen to Daniel Ellsberg, Lowell Bergman on Natl Security and Free Speech: From Wikileaks to the Pentagon Papers
WikiLeaks’ disclosure of tens of thousands of classified documents to the media has sparked passionate debate over national security and the limits of First-Amendment freedoms. On April 28, KQED News, UC Berkeley Law, and the UC Berkeley School of Information held a panel discussion called National Security and Free Speech: From Wikileaks to the Pentagon. […]
Last week, KQED News, Berkeley Law, and the UC Berkeley School of Information held a discussion panel on National Security and Free Speech. You can listen to the first two panels below. Panel three — moderated by KQED’s Scott Shafer and made up of UC Berkeley’s Lowell Bergman and Robert Cole, plus Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers fame — will be aired on KQED radio at 1 p.m. on May 21, then archived here.
The group Courage to Resist has a post up from the Bradley Manning Support Network about a singing protest at President Obama’s fundraiser at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. Manning, a U.S. Army intelligence specialist, is currently incarcerated at Fort Leavenworth for allegedly releasing classified documents to the website WikiLeaks. The Bay Citizen […]
Berkeleyside reports that the Berkeley City Council has watered down its resolution praising Bradley Manning, the army private accused of leaking classified documents to Wikileaks. “Instead of declaring Manning a hero, the revised bill calls for Manning to be treated ‘humanely’ in prison,” writes the site. There’s going to be a pillow fight in San […]
You may remember that in late 2000, while many of the world’s citizens were stockpiling batteries and bottled water in a hedge against the predicted electronic catastrophe of Y2K, a modern technological problem of another stripe reared its head. When a man working for a London bank sent to some buddies a bawdy email exchange […]