Hannah Arendt (14-Oct-1906 to 4-Dec-1975) was a humanist thinker who thought boldly and provocatively about our shared political and ethical world. Inspired by philosophy, she warned against the political dangers of philosophy to abstract and obfuscate the plurality and reality of our shared world. She fiercely…
Robert F Kennedy (20th November 1925-6th June 1968) was the 42-year-old younger brother of assassinated President John F. Kennedy. He served as Attorney General 1961–1964 and was elected to the Senate (D-NY) in 1964. At the time of his assassination, Sen. Kennedy had just won…
Chelsea Manning (born 17-Dec-1987 as Bradley Manning) is an American activist and whistleblower. She is a former US Army soldier, convicted by court-martial in July 2013 of violations of the Espionage Act and other offenses, after disclosing to Julian Assange at WikiLeaks nearly 750,000 classified…
Steven Donziger (born 1961) is an American attorney known for winning a record $9 billion judgment against Chevron,over the Lago Agrio oil field environmental destruction and toxic health damage. Donziger represented over 30,000 farmers and indigenous people from Ecuador. Chevron has dodged payment and manipulated…
Edward Snowden (21-Jun-1983) is an American former computer intelligence consultant who leaked information classified by the N.S.A. in 2013 when he was an employee and subcontractor for the Central Intelligence Agency. He uncovered widespread proof of constitutionally illegal abuses of state surveillance and evidence of…
Julian Assange (3 July 1971) is an Australian editor, publisher, and activist who founded WikiLeaks in 2006. In 2010 WikiLeaks published a series of leaks provided by U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning. US Department of Justice forced Assange to claim asylum in the Ecuador…
Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (11-Dec-1918 to 3-Aug-2008) was a Russian novelist, philosopher, historian, short story writer, and political prisoner. He was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian…
Charles Robert Darwin (12-Feb-1809 to 19-Apr-1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. His proposition that all species of life have descended from common ancestors is now widely accepted and considered…
Canadian journalist and reporter for The Grayzone. He is a former Democracy Now! producer and contributor to The Nation and Real Clear Politics. He hosts the show Pushback with Aaron Mate on The Grayzone with regular videos on YouTube.
Evolutionary biologist, victim of "woke" cancellation and host of the sceptical anti-institution Dark Horse podcast with his wife and fellow biologist Heather Heying.
Former press coordinator for Bernie Sanders, practical results-oriented honest social activist and host of Bad Faith podcast on YouTube, Patreon and other podcast platforms.
American journalist, columnist at The Guardian, editor for Jacobin, and writer. He is also a political commentator and runs The Daily Poster anti-establishment "follow the money" corruption exposer media website. He is a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, political spokesperson, and blogger. He worked as the senior advisor and speechwriter on the Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign.
Emily Wilding Davison (11-Oct-1872 to 8-Jun-1913) was an English suffragette who fought for votes for women in Britain in the early twentieth century. A member of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) and a militant fighter for her cause, she was arrested on nine occasions, went on hunger strike seven times and was force-fed on forty-nine occasions. Davison joined the women's rights movement and soon became known in the organisation for her daring militant action; her tactics included breaking windows, throwing stones, setting fire to postboxes, planting bombs and, on three occasions, hiding overnight in the Palace of Westminster—including on the night of the 1911 census. Davison was a staunch feminist and passionate Christian, and considered that socialism was a moral and political force for good. Emily Davison died after being hit by King George V's horse Anmer at the 1913 Derby when she walked onto the track during the race.
Emmeline Pankhurst (15-Jul-1858 to 14-Jun-1928) was an English suffragette, proto-feminist and political activist. She is best remembered for organising the British suffragette movement and helping women win the right to vote. She was widely criticised at the time - as is always the case when establishment power is under threat - for her militant tactics, but her work is recognised as a crucial element in achieving women's suffrage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.
British writer known for his environmental and political activism. Contributor to The Guardian on left-environmentalism issues, speaking truth to power, opposing the corporatocracy. See monbiot.com for George Monbiot's personal website with article repository.
Evolutionary biologist, victim of "woke" cancellation and host of the sceptical anti-institution Dark Horse podcast with her husband and fellow biologist Bret Weinstein.
Jeremy Bernard Corbyn (born 26 May 1949) is an English politician who served as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition from 2015 to 2020. He has been Member of Parliament (MP) since 1983. He is on the left-wing of the Labour Party and identifies as a democratic socialist. His activism has included roles in Anti-Fascist Action, the Anti-Apartheid Movement, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, and advocating for a united Ireland and Palestinian statehood. As a backbench MP, he frequently voted against the Labour whip on matters of war and conscience, including New Labour governments under Tony Blair. A vocal opponent of the Iraq War, he chaired the Stop the War Coalition from 2011 to 2015. Corbyn received the Gandhi International Peace Award in 2013 and the Seán MacBride Peace Prize in 2017. Media coverage of Corbyn has often been hostile and misrepresented his views, standard protocol character assassination strategy for an identified threat to the neoliberal plutocratic hegemony. In particular Corbyn has been labelled anti-semitic by corporate media despite a history of condemning and grassroots work against antisemitism.
American stand-up comedian and political commentator. He is the host of The Jimmy Dore Show, an uncompromising socialist-left anti-corruption political comedy talk show on YouTube where he interviews guests of a political, economic, or scientific nature.
PhD nurse-lecturer and YouTube content producer throughout pandemic, daily examination of latest data and studies. Popular YouTube channel Dr John Campbell with over 1.2 million subscribers.
文浩正律師 is a Hong-Kong lawyer at Hot Se Wai law firm. Jonathan was admitted to practice as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2004. He joined HTW in 2005. He was one of the lawyers defending Edward Snowden during his time in Hong Kong after fleeing the United States with documents exposing the NSA global surveillance programs.
Kareem Dennis (born 23 May 1986), better known by his stage name Lowkey, is a British rapper and activist from London of Iraqi descent. Lowkey is a vocal opponent of Zionism and is a patron of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign. He characterises Zionism as colonialism and ethnic cleansing. Lowkey has been a prominent member of the Stop the War Coalition and has spoken against the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Furthermore, he has been a sharp critic of United States and British foreign policy, claiming that the two countries are only interested in supporting leaders who are under their influence or are willing to assist them. He also claims American media overlooks those within the country who do not believe in American military supremacy.
American political commentator and former political candidate. Started as a television host at MSNBC and regular contributor to the Huffington Post. Former co-host of The Hill's Rising along with Saagar Enjeti, the pair went independent in 2021 after corporate censorship increased at The Hill with Breaking Points one of the top rated independent platform news shows.
Malcolm Little - later Malcolm X - was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. A spokesman for the Nation of Islam until 1964, he was a vocal advocate for black empowerment and the promotion of Islam within the black community.
American attorney, one of the leading individual rights lawyers in the country. Garbus has argued cases throughout the country involving constitutional, criminal, copyright, and intellectual property law at every level including the US Supreme Court. His briefs have resulted in changes to US law nationwide, including one described by Justice William J. Brennan as "probably the most important due process case in the Twentieth Century".
American journalist, author, blogger, and filmmaker. He is a regular contributor to Sputnik and RT. Editor in chief of The Grayzone anti-establishment abuse of power zine.
Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn (3-Apr-1925 to 14-Mar-2014) was a British politician, writer and diarist who served as a Labour Party Cabinet minister in the 1960s and 1970s. When the Labour Party was in opposition through the 1980s, he emerged as a prominent figure on the left wing of the party and unsuccessfully challenged Neil Kinnock for the Labour leadership in 1988. After leaving Parliament at the 2001 general election, Benn was President of the Stop the War Coalition until his death in 2014. Benn was widely seen as a key proponent of democratic socialism and Christian socialism. The terms Bennism and Bennite came into usage to describe the left-wing politics he espoused from the late 1970s and its adherents. He was a major influence on the politics of Jeremy Corbyn, who was elected Leader of the Labour Party a year after Benn's death.
Attorney with the Justice Department’s Office of Intelligence Policy and Review who served as a source for much of the warrantless wiretapping reporting of the mid-2000s. See Thomas Tamm Wikipedia entry.