Leniency Letters For Barrett Brown Due This Week

By: Wednesday November 5, 2014 8:02 am

You can now start sending us your letters addressed to Barrett's judge. Instructions: https://t.co/OXRTWo9l81 Give him time served! #FreeBB — Free Barrett Brown (@FreeBarrett_) October 16, 2014 While some of the charges against imprisoned journalist Barrett Brown have been dropped he still faces up to six years in prison if prosecutors get their way. Brown [...]

An Excerpt From Barrett Brown’s Keep Rootin’ For Putin: Richard Cohen Chapter

By: Thursday August 7, 2014 10:42 am

The following is an excerpt from Barrett Brown’s book “Keep Rootin’ for Putin: Establishment Pundits and the Twilight of American Competence.” The book is available on the official Free Barrett Brown website. Certain things are obvious, or at least seemingly obvious after having been pointed out. The implications of these obvious things, though, tend towards [...]

An Excerpt From Barrett Brown’s Keep Rootin’ For Putin: Charles Krauthammer Chapter

By: Tuesday April 8, 2014 10:51 am

The following is an excerpt from Barrett Brown’s forthcoming book “Keep Rootin’ for Putin: Establishment Pundits and the Twilight of American Competence.” The book will be available on the official Free Barrett Brown website soon. Even if we look very hard, we find nothing truly funny in service to fascism or communism. But we may [...]

An Excerpt From Barrett Brown’s Keep Rootin’ For Putin: Thomas Friedman Chapter

By: Friday March 14, 2014 2:19 pm

The following is an excerpt from Barrett Brown’s forthcoming book “Keep Rootin’ for Putin: Establishment Pundits and the Twilight of American Competence.” The book will be available on the official Free Barrett Brown website soon. Thomas Friedman is among the most respected and widely read American pundits working today, which is to say that he is [...]

Barrett Brown’s Case Could Destroy Online Journalism

By: Friday February 28, 2014 8:46 am

It seems the more the public learns about the Barrett Brown case the more confusion and anger there is at the misuse of the justice system. Which is likely why prosecutors successfully sought a gag order against Brown – the more people learn the less they support the government’s case. The government is pressing charges [...]

Noam Chomsky Faults MIT Over Aaron Swartz Case

By: Monday January 13, 2014 8:19 am

Last Saturday, January 11th, 2014, was the one year anniversary of the death of Aaron Swartz. Much has been written here and elsewhere on the conduct of government officials whom treated Swartz as a threat and their misjudgement in doing so. Beyond some of Swartz’s FBI files which were released under the Freedom of Information [...]

Barrett Brown, Glenn Greenwald, and the Mafia State

By: Tuesday August 20, 2013 10:34 am

“When they come… they come at what you love.” – Michael Corleone, The Godfather III Many were shocked by the nastiness of the British government – with America’s approval – holding Glenn Greenwald’s partner under an anti-Terrorism law for nine hours during which time they interrogated him and stole his property. As the Editor in [...]

Barrett Brown’s Mother Targeted, Faces Year In Jail

By: Tuesday March 26, 2013 9:32 am

Barrett Brown’s epic rant that lead to his incarceration was brought on by the FBI targeting his family, specifically his mother. Now it seems government has vindictively delivered on its barbarous threat to attack families. Barrett Brown’s current stint in federal prison can be linked, in a way, to his mother. It was the FBI’s [...]

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