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The prosecution of Julian Assange is an attack on Freedom of the Press in the 21st Century. WikiLeaks is democratizing journalism, redistributing power and increasing transparency. Publishing the truth is not a crime.
From the article: Consider the small and little-noticed plaque hanging in the National Museum of the US Navy that accompanies the replica of “Little Boy,” the weapon used against the people of Hiroshima: In its one paragraph, it makes clear that Truman’s “political advisors” overruled the military in determining the way in which the end of the war in Japan would be approached.
Wright: The Jeju Island naval base will be the homeport for ships that carry the U.S. Aegis missiles. Many on the island call it a U.S. naval base since it will be a key part of the U.S. “pivot” to Asia and the worldwide U.S. missile defense system. They believe that the naval base will be used as frequently by U.S. warships as by South Korean ships and submarines. With a naval base on Jeju Island, they believe that Jeju Island becomes a target should military hostilities break out in Asia and the Pacific.
As a scientist who had taught for 40 years at the University of Copenhagen, Dr. Harrit was appalled at being labeled a “crackpot” and likened to creationists and Holocaust deniers. So he filed a libel suit… By Admin Info-wars.org February 28, 2015 By Josef Hanji and Ted Walter A watershed moment took place in Denmark […]
Let us resist attempts to use this tragic moment as an opportunity to advance law enforcement surveillance powers. Freedom of speech can only thrive when we also have the right to privacy. BY JILLIAN YORK EFF.org January 12, 2015 Following a terrorist attack, it is not uncommon to hear calls from politicians and government officials for […]
“The report, which is the result of a collaboration between nine civil rights organizations, exposes disturbing worldwide governmental policies and law enforcement practices where the fundamental democratic right to protest publicly is viewed as a threat that requires a brutal police response.” By Gilbert Mercier NEWS JUNKIE POST Oct 11, 2013 A report from The […]
The US Has Special Operations Forces in How Many Countries? The Bush administration had special operations forces in 60 countries. Today, that number is 75—and it’s rising. Nick Turse | Mon Sep. 19, 2011 12:28 PM PDT Mother Jones This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. US Army soldiers conduct a patrol through […]
Occupying the Occupy Movement Robin Morgan January 3, 2012 Women’s Media Center An Occupy movement for 2012 could gain strength and staying-power with strategies suggested by an emerging feminist critique. Mexico city collective, from Occuprint.org As women of the Arab Spring are rediscovering, being participants, even leaders, of the uprisings hasn’t led to women’s […]