19. Wikileaks and the Hostility toward Information
More shocking than the revelations in the documents was the reaction by many in punditland and power who wanted to see Julian Assange assassinated or treated as an enemy combatant or charged under the Espionage Act. God forbid in a democracy that the citizenry is allowed to know what its government is doing.
20. The Death of Howard Zinn
The author of A People's History of the United States was an inspiration for three generations of progressive activists. His voice lives on.
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