Tag Archives: human-rights

The Fifth Estate, the Movie

“It may be decades before we understand the full impact of WikiLeaks and how it’s revolutionized the spread of information. So this film won’t claim any long view authority on its subject, or attempt any final judgment. We want to explore the complexities and challenges of transparency in the information age and, we hope, enliven […]

Como Laura Poitras ajudou Edward Snowden

Como Laura Poitras, que respondeu a um e-mail anônimo de Edward Snowden, o ajudou a revelar os documentos secretos da NSA By Peter Maass “”Em janeiro passado, Laura Poitras recebeu um e-mail anônimo pedindo-lhe que mandasse sua chave pública de criptografia. Já fazia quase dois anos que Laura vinha trabalhando num documentário sobre vigilância e […]

The Long List of What we Know because of Manning

Written by Greg Mitchell at The Nation: “”The debate in the media, and in political circles over Edward Snowden—Right or Wrong—often doubles back on references to Pfc. Manning, who was sentenced to thirty-five years in prison on Wednesday. Too often (that is, most of the time), the value and import of the Manning/WikiLeaks disclosures are […]

Equality is better than slavery; Freedom is better than a cage.

“”I admit to myself long ago that there is no dignity in preserving and promoting our identity. From experience, I say that there is nothing good to encourage immigrants to live with their habits, traditions and religious dogmas of their countries of origin. It seems to me that no tradition or culture itself deserves respect, […]