He was defending the highest principles of democracy by exposing U.S. war crimes and State Department deception.
There's no shortage of complaints about the nation's massive surveillance dragnet now that We the People know about it.
Could you or I be kidnapped and waterboarded and still have no right to sue?
States are adopting laws meant to keep consumers in the dark about where their food comes from.
Official secrecy doesn't just shield high-ranking officials from the personal embarrassment that comes with taking the term "embedded" too literally.
The 17-year Army veteran risked his career by speaking out about the Afghanistan War.
Bringing war crimes, diplomatic treachery, and animal abuse to light is dangerous.
It's hard for them to protect their institutions when neither their school districts nor the legal system shield them from retaliation.