We are joined in studio today by Efia Nwangaza.
Glen Greenwald seems constantly finding himself defining what journalism is in relation to government leaks. On Anderson Cooper's program, he went up against Jeffrey "I trust the government" Toobin in debate over the sentencing of Pfc. Bradley Manning.
Speaking of whistle-blowers, NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has been granted one year of asylum by the Russian government. In support of the news Wikileaks tweeted, "We would like to thank the Russian people and all those others who have helped to protect Mr. Snowden. We have won the battle – now the war."
In response to Republican Steve King’s assertion that undocumented youth were more likely to be drug smugglers with “calves the size of cantaloupes” from hauling marijuana bales than to be high achieving students, young undocumented immigrants hand delivered cantaloupes to 224 members of Congress today. Twenty year old activist Jose Diaz told reporters that “They always think of us as drug dealers, but they never think of us as Americans."
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