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Republicans Lie About ‘Support Our Troops’

Republicans Lie About ‘Support Our Troops’

For a decade, Republicans have been screaming at Americans to “support our troops.” But, they don’t really support our troops. Their constant chanting was originally code to support the Republican administration and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. If the Republicans truly wanted to support the troops, they would have demanded—early in the wars—better armament […]

“News Junkie” Jason Leopold Opens Up In Hard-Hitting Radio Documentary

“News Junkie” Jason Leopold Opens Up In Hard-Hitting Radio Documentary

A brutally honest, intense hourlong radio documentary from award-winning podcast Love + Radio: A crusader for truth, or, as Karl Rove called him: “a nut with internet access”? Jason Leopold wanted to be a part of something, and that quest brought him through a labyrinthine world of decadent glam metal, dangerous mafioso, love, investigative journalism challenging […]

Gagged On Torture: Investigative Reporter Jason Leopold Discusses Detainee Treatment At Guantanamo Ahead Of The 9/11 Hearings

Attorneys for inmates at Guantanamo Bay say they’ve been banned from bringing up the subject of torture in court. They also claim that a number of other legal restrictions are stopping them from building a proper defence in cases that could result in the death penalty. Tweet

Jason Leopold On The Controversy Over Intelligence Leaks To Media

Attorney General Eric Holder has appointed two lead prosecutors to investigate the leaking of classified information that the White House has been accused of. But why all the rage now and what damage will the response have, for the freedom of the press? RT’s Alyona Minkovski speaks with Jason Leopold, lead investigative reporter at Truthout, […]

Antiwar Radio’s Scott Horton Speaks To Jason Leopold About UN Report On Bradley Manning’s Treatment

Antiwar Radio’s Scott Horton Speaks To Jason Leopold About UN Report On Bradley Manning’s Treatment

Jason Leopold, lead investigative reporter of Truthout and author of News Junkie, discusses his article “US Subjected Manning to Cruel, Inhuman, Degrading Treatment, UN Torture Chief Concludes;” how Manning’s treatment highlights the State Department’s stunning hypocrisy when they finger-wag at other countries for human rights violations; why most Americans think Manning is a traitor and […]

Jason Leopold: Obama Administration Putting Freedom of Information In Jeopardy?

On Wednesday the Senate held a hearing to discuss the Freedom of Information Act. The goal was to address safeguarding critical infrastructure and the public’s right to know. Many Americans believe FOIA is essential for holding the US government accountable for any wrong doing. Since 1966 presidents have acknowledge the importance of an open government, […]

Israel’s Assassins And Tehran’s Killers

Israel’s Assassins And Tehran’s Killers

They are dying one by one. They are Iran’s nuclear scientists, and they are being murdered. Since 2007, five Iranian nuclear scientists have been killed in Iranian territory, many victims dying from magnetic bombs that terrorists had attached to the exterior of their cars.

Jason Leopold: Lawsuit Takes Aim At CIA’s “Covert” Attack On Public Access To Documents

Jason Leopold: Lawsuit Takes Aim At CIA’s “Covert” Attack On Public Access To Documents

This report was originally published on Truthout. Last September, the CIA quietly changed its long-standing policy for how it would process certain records requests by implementing a new fee structure that will essentially discourage the public from trying to get the agency to declassify secret government documents because the costs are too high, open-government advocates […]

APA Up To Old Tricks With New “Task Force” On Psychologists In “National Security Settings”

APA Up To Old Tricks With New “Task Force” On Psychologists In “National Security Settings”

Last month, members of the American Psychological Association announced a “new APA members-initiated Task Force to reconcile policies related to psychologists’ involvement in national security settings.” The movement for a new task force to ostensibly replace the 2005 task force on “Psychological Ethics and National Security” (PENS), which in the midst of the controversies surrounding […]

Jason Leopold Receives Reporting Award From Project Censored

Jason Leopold Receives Reporting Award From Project Censored

We missed posting this announcement when the news was released late last year. TPR co-founder and Truthout’s lead investigative reporter, Jason Leopold, received an award from Project Censored for an in-depth report he published in January 2011 about a controversial spiritual fitness test the US Army required all of its active duty soldiers to take. […]

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