42 results found for "Barrett Brown"

Jeb Beats Around the Bush: Dec. 16, 2014

By 12/16/2014

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Government’s Final Onslaught Delays Barrett Brown’s Sentencing, by Douglas Lucas When is a plea deal not really a deal? When you’re jailed journalist Barrett Brown, and prosecutors show up at what’s supposed to be a one-day sentencing with hundreds of pages of evidence against you, looking for the longest prison term […]

The Mossad Goes Rogue, Rahm’s Chicago & the Paris Aftermath: Jan. 22, 2015

By 01/22/2015

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Barrett Brown’s Day of Reckoning by Douglas Lucas Journalist Barrett Brown, who exposed corporate and government machinations in the national security apparatus, has been sentenced to 63 months in prison. The damage his prosecution caused to free speech, however, may be incalculable.   Catching Up With Charlie: The Aftermath of the Paris Attacks […]

July 11

By 07/11/2016

Japan Votes to Amend ‘Pacifist’ Constitution, The Dark Side of Pharma Marketing, Clinton Appointees Promote TPP to DNC, and More Picks

How Deep Is Your Knowledge of the Deep State?

By 07/16/2018

Blame it on the Deep State! This is what politicians do when they get in trouble. It helps that people don’t really know what they’re talking about. While the term is now common — and commonly abused — WhoWhatWhy has been exploring this fascinating topic for years.

US Firms Target Legal Dissidents Abroad

By 03/17/2014

When Uncle Sam’s allies want to spy on people—even U.S. citizens—help is only a web page away. A new report has unveiled a shadowy world of online vendors all too willing to share their hacking expertise to any government willing to pay.

Wisdom of the Ancients

By 07/03/2022

Disregarding its own legal precedent, the Supreme Court goes looking for justification in arguments that didn’t believe in women, but did believe in witches.