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Applying the standard of  “clear and present danger,” which is more of a threat; an anti-free press government or leakers? What is the state of our old First Amendment regarding Wikileaks? When Assange published the data leaks from Bradley Manning back in 2011, our guest Sandra Davidson published “Leaks, Leakers, and Journalists: Adding Historical Context to the Age of Wikileaks.” Davidson teaches media law at the University of Missouri. How does the Assange case relate to Daniel Ellsberg? Do Americans have a right to know about such things as waterboarding and the Collateral Murder video? How new (or not) is the threat to journalism? What is the legal precedent for this case? What is really at stake?

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Faith in the things that good humans can do   It was the apocalypse A time when the worse angels of our nature reigned The incomprehensibly long years July 1914 until November 1918 It was the end of civilization, everything

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It’s 2017 and no one would dispute that Germany is indeed “Europe’s pre-emininent power.” But on April 6, one hundred years ago America declared war for the explicit purpose of preventing this, though no one was really sure what the

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Washington Post Politics – Inside the exclusive events helping to fund Clinton and the Democratic Party Washington Post quotes KDA’s Burt Cohen on money in politics See Article:

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