Lost in the Cyberworld? The Enigmatic Mr Assange

Trump´s electoral success was preceded by a rise of chauvinistic politics in most of Europe, paired with electoral triumphs of far-right candidates in several other countries. A development accompanied by revelations of corrupt leaders laundering and transferring illegally obtained money, aided by financial institutions finding the means to do so. The world seems to move […] The post Lost in the Cyberworld? The Enigmatic Mr Assange appeared first on Inter Press Service .
| Crime & Justice, Financial Crisis, Global |

Ukraine: Why ‘OU’ Lost By a Landslide

With the landslide victory of Volodymyr Zelensky, who won 73 percent of the vote, the comedian will become the president of Ukraine. Understanding how this occurred becomes easy when people review US government documents published by WikiLeaks about the outgoing president. Who is “OU”? Our Ukraine. In a classified diplomatic cable from 2006 released by … Continue reading "Ukraine: Why ‘OU’ Lost By a Landslide" The post Ukraine: Why ‘OU’ Lost By a Landslide
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Video: George Galloway on Julian Assange: “Brits Know Something’s Wrong Here”

“The British public know there is something wrong here when the whistleblower is in jail while the perpetrators are on TV” says former MP George Galloway who talks to In Question’s Manila Chan as many in mainstream media stay mum … The post Video: George Galloway on Julian Assange: “Brits Know Something’s Wrong Here” appeared first on Global Research .
| English, freedom of press, George Galloway |

Disdain and Dignity: An Old (Anti-imperialist) Story

One good comes from Assange’s arrest, as many have noted: Wikileaks revelations are in the news. We hear the sneering at “dead bastards”. We hear the disdain. There are truths which, if understood intellectually, are not understood fully. Imperialism is … The post Disdain and Dignity: An Old (Anti-imperialist) Story appeared first on Global Research .
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IMF Hands $4.2 Billion in Loans for Ecuador for Julian Assange

The evidence of political pressure on Ecuador is surfacing. The IMF Executive Board Approved US$4.2 Billion (435% of quota and SDR 3.035 billion). Extended Fund Facility for Ecuador. The Executive Board agreed to this arrangement with strings attached. The Board’s … The post IMF Hands $4.2 Billion in Loans for Ecuador for Julian Assange appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Ecuador, Ecuador IMF Loan |

Cuba and the Politics of Culture in the U.S.: “The Invisible Hand of the Market”?

Although this article was published in the original Spanish version last March, now that Julian Assange is in prison the analysis in this piece on “freedom of expression” is even more valid. There is a wide-open debate/polemic in Cuba regarding … The post Cuba and the Politics of Culture in the U.S.: “The Invisible Hand of the Market”? appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Cuba, United States |

Ukraine Elections: Why “OU” Lost by a Landslide

With the landslide victory of  Volodymyr Zelensky , who won 73 percent of the vote, the comedian will become the president of Ukraine. Understanding how this occurred becomes easy when people review US government documents published by Wikileaks about the … The post Ukraine Elections: Why “OU” Lost by a Landslide appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Our Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko |

Wiki-Gate: Julian Assange Was Framed by the People Who Supported Him

Assange has been the object of an all out smear campaign by those who supported him. The Economist which granted Assange the New Media Award in 2008 intimates that he is an "enemy agent" responsible for "information anarchy ... culminating in the destabilization of American democracy" The post Wiki-Gate: Julian Assange Was Framed by the People Who Supported Him appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Mobile |

Julian Assange as Neuroses

Julian Assange continues to ripple and roam as a cipher through the political and media scape of the world. Detained in Belmarsh maximum security prison, the sort of stately abode only reserved for the most dangerous of criminals, many with indeterminate sentences, he electrifies and concerns. The US political classes continue to simmer with an More
| articles 2015 |

Sell Out: How Corruption, Voter Fraud and a Neoliberal Turn Led Ecuador’s President Moreno to Give Up Assange

The images of six Metropolitan police officers dragging Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London have provoked rage by citizens around the world. Many have warned that his extradition to the US for trial on conspiracy charges – … The post Sell Out: How Corruption, Voter Fraud and a Neoliberal Turn Led Ecuador’s President Moreno to Give Up Assange appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Ecuador, INA Papers |

Veterans Ask Barbara Lee to Speak Out for Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange

Worried constituents in Oakland are wondering, “Does Barbara Lee still speak for me?” “Lee recently voted to approve  a $17 billion increase in military spending.” Veterans for Peace has issued a  press release in support of both Wikileaks founder Julian … The post Veterans Ask Barbara Lee to Speak Out for Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Barbara Lee, Chelsea Manning |

Easter 2018: Criminal Insanity and the Crucifixion of Truth

Interesting how on the week before Easter, around Palm Sunday to be exact, they came in and forcefully arrested Julian Assange. Some short time before that the US government once again arrested Chelsea Manning. She was told to ‘ fess … The post Easter 2018: Criminal Insanity and the Crucifixion of Truth appeared first on Global Research .
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Easter 2019: Criminal Insanity and the Crucifixion of Truth

Interesting how on the week before Easter, around Palm Sunday to be exact, they came in and forcefully arrested Julian Assange. Some short time before that the US government once again arrested Chelsea Manning. She was told to ‘ fess … The post Easter 2019: Criminal Insanity and the Crucifixion of Truth appeared first on Global Research .
| English |

Venezuela: Still on the Brink?

The silence is almost deafening. Is it the quiet before the storm? Or is the US giving up on Venezuela? I don’t think so. It’s more like a regrouping after a first defeat. Well, it’s a multiple defeat if we start counting since the failed coup attempt against Hugo Chavez on 11 April 2002. However, […]
| Cuba, John Bolton, Julian Assange |

Julian Assange as Neuroses

Julian Assange continues to ripple and roam as a cipher through the political and media scape of the world. Detained in Belmarsh maximum security prison, the sort of stately abode only reserved for the most dangerous of criminals, many with indeterminate sentences, he electrifies and concerns. The US political classes continue to simmer with an […]
| Julian Assange, Media, United States |

USS Liberty Love Story Script at InkTip

USS Liberty survivor of the Six Day War Donald Pageler began to write his memoirs for a book; but they have morphed into the documentary screenplay “USS LIBERTY LOVE STORY” based on actual events and real people. By Eileen Fleming To commemorate the 52nd year after Israel’s attack on the USS Liberty and the American governments cover-up the teleplay documentary  USS LIBERTY LOVE STORY  went live on this Good Friday at InkTip “where everyone goes
| Arab World, Bloggers, Commentary |

WikiLeaks: Iraqi Children in U.S. Raid Shot in Head, U.N. Says

A U.S. diplomatic cable made public by WikiLeaks provides evidence that U.S. troops executed at least 10 Iraqi civilians, including a woman in her 70s and a 5-month-old infant, then called in an airstrike to destroy the evidence, during a … The post WikiLeaks: Iraqi Children in U.S. Raid Shot in Head, U.N. Says appeared first on Global Research .
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Julian Assange as Neuroses

Julian Assange continues to ripple and roam as a cipher through the political and media scape of the world. Detained in Belmarsh maximum security prison, the sort of stately abode only reserved for the most dangerous of criminals, many with  … The post Julian Assange as Neuroses appeared first on Global Research .
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The Mueller Report’s Lasting Damage to Trump

When transcripts of Richard Nixon’s Oval Office tapes were released during Watergate, they were punctuated by the White House with the prissy editing notation: “Expletive Deleted.” As edited by Attorney General William Barr’s blue pencil, the Mueller report has added a new phrase to the political lexicon: “Harm to Ongoing Matter.” Some of Barr’s redactions appear to be the legalistic equivalent of the cavalry riding over the hill to save Trump in the last reel of an old
| Robert Mueller, Politics, Donald Trump |

From Jesus Christ to Julian Assange: When Dissidents Become Enemies of the State

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” — George Orwell When exposing a crime is treated as committing a crime, you are being ruled by criminals. In the current governmental climate, where laws that run counter to the dictates of the Constitution are made in secret, passed without debate, More
| articles 2015 |

Vets for Peace to Barbara Lee: Support Manning and Assange

Veterans for Peace has issued a press release in support of both Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and former US army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, and East Bay Veterans for Peace, Chapter 162, want to talk to Congresswoman Barbara Lee about it. Opponents of US wars have idealized Lee, California’s District 13 Congresswoman, for her antiwar More
| articles 2015 |

Can WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Get a Fair Trial?

British police dragged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on April 11, witnessed by a scrum of international media. Authorities in the United Kingdom and US then tried to drag Assange’s reputation through the mud. The official story was that Assange wore out his welcome at the embassy. News stories … Continue reading "Can WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Get a Fair Trial?" The post Can WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Get a Fair
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Freedom of the Press in Britain: Imprisoning Julian Assange, Arrest of Journalists in Northern Ireland

Britain is one of the worst countries in Western Europe for freedom of the press according to a global study by advocacy group  Reporters Without Borders  (RWF). Britain is ranked 33 rd  out of 180 countries. RWF pointed to a … The post Freedom of the Press in Britain: Imprisoning Julian Assange, Arrest of Journalists in Northern Ireland appeared first on Global Research .
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Assange Arrest: “A Definite Creep, a Probable Rapist”

In December 2010, Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore commented on Julian Assange in the Mail on Sunday: ‘Indeed it’s difficult to get a clear picture of the complaints by two women he had sex with in Sweden in August… The sex appears to have been consensual, though his refusal to use condoms was not. His behaviour […]
| Ecuador, Julian Assange, Media |

If I Had a Hacker

After Julian Assange’s arrest and the resulting explosion of the internet last weekend, I attempt to pick up some of the pieces. This past week has been one of those weeks when the internet seemed to explode, as it does every so often. Analyzing the patterns in which the rubble hit the ground after the […]
| Julian Assange, Media, Opinion |

Yes, Collusion

Over the course of Donald Trump’s presidency, “no collusion” has become a mantra , rivaling only “Make America Great Again” as a motto and, at times, an organizing principle. The president and his defenders have uttered the phrase hundreds of times . For Trump, “no collusion” is a shield—proof the Russia inquiry that has dogged his presidency is a sham concocted by his perceived enemies: the Democrats, the media, and the deep state. The president’s public statements in the
| Politics, Donald Trump, Collusion |

Five ways Trump’s attorney-general misled the public about the Mueller Report

Mueller didn't clear Trump of obstruction. He referred the matter to Congress. AG William Barr is spinning for the president. The way in which Attorney General William Barr – a Trump appointee who has previously criticised Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference – publicly characterised the report’s findings differs markedly from the actual content of the report,
| News |

The “Original Sin”!

In every struggle for Peace and Justice, there are critical moments that can change the outcome of that struggle. These days are so crucial to save the Body and Mind of two great humble human beings who are under immense … The post The “Original Sin”! appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Chelsea Manning, collateral murder |

Unsealed Affidavit Demonstrates US Seeking to Prosecute Assange for His Journalism

An affidavit unsealed by US prosecutors on Monday has underscored the unlawful character of the Trump administration’s request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be extradited to the US in the wake of his illegal expulsion from Ecuador’s London embassy and … The post Unsealed Affidavit Demonstrates US Seeking to Prosecute Assange for His Journalism appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Assange extradition, Australia |

Revisiting “Collateral Murder”. Released by Wikileaks in 2010

In watching the grotesque arrest of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuador Embassy, it occurred to me that this ‘show’ in broad daylight was a deliberate attempt to intimidate and convey a message of omnipotent power and control. Instead, … The post Revisiting “Collateral Murder”. Released by Wikileaks in 2010 appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Chelsea Manning, collateral murder |

Julian Assange and the Agenda for Global War

For almost a decade Washington has sought to silence, jail and eliminate the world’s most prominent investigative journalist, Julian Assange (JA) and his team of co-workers at WikiLeaks (WL). Never has the mass media been so thoroughly discredited by official documents which directly contradict the official propaganda, mouthed by political leaders and parroted by ‘leading’ […]
| Whistleblowing, WikiLeaks |

US DOJ likely to bring more charges against Assange: media reports

Those who have followed WikiLeaks and the long-running war on journalism and journalistic sources have pointed out not only how dangerous the indictment already is, but also the strong likelihood that more (and even more disturbing) charges are coming.
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The Dictator and the Nihilist

by John Feffer Two major public figures lost their protected status last week. British authorities dragged Julian Assange, the co-founder of Wikileaks, out of the Ecuadorian consulate and into custody. Meanwhile, months of public protests finally dislodged Omar al-Bashir, the… Continue Reading  
| Sudan, Accountability, Darfur |

On many occasions, our website has relied on ‘Wikileaks’ revelations to report depth of U.S.-Israel relationship

Journalists have relied on Wikileaks for years to show readers in riveting detail the extent of the State Department and the Democratic Party's catering to Israel, for instance to undermine the Iran deal. Whatever you think of him personally, Julian Assange has been a critical journalistic source, allowing news organizations to show the public how our leaders actually make policy.
| Israel Lobby, Media, US Aid to Israel |

Julian Assange and the Agenda for Global War

Introduction For almost a decade Washington has sought to silence, jail and eliminate the world’s most prominent investigative journalist, Julian Assange (JA) and his team of co-workers at WikiLeaks (WL). Never has the mass media been so thoroughly discredited by … The post Julian Assange and the Agenda for Global War appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Assange, WikiLeaks |

Julian Assange Wins 2019 EU Journalism Award

Julian Assange has been awarded the 2019 European United Left-Nordic Green Left Award for Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information, WikiLeaks informed Tuesday. The award is given to individuals “uncovering the truth and exposing it to the … The post Julian Assange Wins 2019 EU Journalism Award appeared first on Global Research .
| English, EU Journalism Award, Julian Assange |

More than a spectator: the rise of Andrew Neil

Off-screen, the BBC’s most deadly political interviewer pushes his pro-Brexit line unchallenged. He has had a remarkable media career, yet around him there lingers an air of disappointed expectation. What does he really want?  It’s 31 January 2019. On BBC One’s late-night This Week , the presenter Andrew Neil, short, squat and menacing, peers over the glasses perched on the end
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Jeremy Hunt: the last Cameroon

The Foreign Secretary is on a mission to unite his fractured party – and the country. In public, Jeremy Hunt, who is tall and slim, with wide eyes and a boyish, grown-out buzz cut, tends to wrap his right arm across his body so as to hold his stiff left arm just above the cuff. It’s as if he were worried
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Julian Assange’s Victory

Throughout history, dark and reactionary forces have always attempted to control the world; by violence, by deceit, by kidnapping and perverting the mainstream narrative, or by spreading fear among the masses. Consistently, brave and honest individuals have been standing up, … The post Julian Assange’s Victory appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Julian Assange, WikiLeaks |

Julian Assange’s Victory

Throughout history, dark and reactionary forces have always attempted to control the world; by violence, by deceit, by kidnapping and perverting the mainstream narrative, or by spreading fear among the masses. Consistently, brave and honest individuals have been standing up, exposing lies, confronting the brutality and depravity. Some have fought against insane and corrupt rulers […]
| Ecuador, Julian Assange, UK Hypocrisy |

Julian Assange Arrested: Murdering Human Rights, Freedom of Speech, Murdering Freedom

Indignation has no limits! Arresting Julian Assange is murdering the truth, murdering Human Rights – and eliminating freedom of speech, let alone freedom of the media. The latter has been a farce since a while, but what happened on 11 April and in preparation of 11 April – the storming by UK police of the […]
| Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, UK Hypocrisy |

Assange Arrest, Part 1: “So Now He’s Our Property”

If ‘journalism’ meant what it is supposed to mean– acting as the proverbial ‘fourth estate’ to challenge power and to keep the public informed – then Julian Assange and WikiLeaks would be universally lauded as paragons. So would Chelsea Manning, the brave former US Army whistleblower who passed on to WikiLeaks more than 700,000 confidential […]
| Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, Sweden |

Uncle Tom’s Empire

I don’t normally do this kind of thing, but, given the arrest of Julian Assange last week, and the awkward and cowardly responses thereto, I felt it necessary to abandon my customary literary standards and spew out a spineless, hypocritical “hot take” professing my concern about the dangerous precedent the U.S. government may be setting […]
| Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, Media |

Defend Julian Assange and WikiLeaks: Press Freedom Depends On It

My analysis of the significance of Julian Assange's arrest in London last week, and why - regardless of what anyone may think about Assange personally - it's hugely important that there is concerted resistance to any effort by the US to clamp down on media freedom by pretending that Assange and WikiLeaks were not engaged in journalism, but in some sort of espionage.
| Barack Obama, Bradley Manning, Donald Trump |

Declaración de la Asociación Americana de Juristas sobre el arresto de Julián Assange

"la AAJ llama a la libertad de Julián Assange; reclama al Reino Unido el respeto de todos los derechos de Assange y a denegar la solicitud de su extradición a los Estados Unidos y llama a las organizaciones de juristas a pronunciarse en el mismo sentido."
| News |

Julian Assange awarded 2019 Galizia Prize for Journalists, Whistleblowers & Defenders of the Right to Information

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, Nestlé whistleblower Yasmine Motarjemi and Football Leaks’ Rui Pinto have been jointly awarded for the second annual GUE/NGL prize for ‘Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information.’ Watch video of the award ceremony, in which Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mairead Maguire accepted the prize on Julian's behalf
| News |

From Tribe, to King, to ‘Democracy’ to Mafia. The Criminalization of US Politics

The dramatic arrest of Julian Assange, hauled bodily from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, will be touted as an example of ‘rules-based’ politics, and yet his ‘crime’ is to have revealed the underside of modern democracy. The problem is no … The post From Tribe, to King, to ‘Democracy’ to Mafia. The Criminalization of US Politics appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Assange, democracy |

Assange Used Ecuadorian Embassy for Spying? Lenin Moreno

Unacceptable actions need a veneer of plausibility to make them appear justifiable, no matter how outrageous they are in the cold light of day. The US unjustifiably justifies naked aggression and other hostile actions on the phony pretexts of humanitarian … The post Assange Used Ecuadorian Embassy for Spying? Lenin Moreno appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Assange, Ecuador |