“We clearly have deep concerns about Mr Assange's case,” said the congressman. "People should understand that the charges against him are part of an alarming Global Trend, a sharp increase in attacks against the freedom of the press that is happening in countries around the world including our own."
The failure by journalists to mount a campaign to free Julian Assange, or expose the vicious smear campaign against him, is one more catastrophic and self-defeating blunder by the news media. Journalists Abandoned Julian Assange and Slit Their Own Throats By CHRIS HEDGES The Chris Hedges Report July 9, 2023 When Goliaths Infiltrate the More
Re Assange: Judge orders the Crown Prosecution Service to come clean about the destruction of key documents on Julian Assange
From Amnesty International to the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), all major organizations for the defense of human rights and freedom of the press have called for the extradition case to be dropped and Assange freed.
Julian Assange’s Father & Brother Speak Out on His Jailing, Press Freedom & New Documentary “Ithaka”
"We chose the title [Ithaka}because it’s really about, you know, when you’re fighting for a cause bigger than yourself or for an unachievable or seemingly unachievable goal, you have to live every day or just take — put one foot in front of the other. And that’s what, really, Ithaka is about."
From its inception, the CIA carried out assassinations, coups, torture, and illegal spying and abuse, including that of U.S. citizens, activities exposed in 1975 by the Church Committee hearings in the Senate and the Pike Committee hearings in the House. All these crimes, especially after the attacks of 9/11, have returned with a vengeance.
The Chris Hedges Report: Julian Assange’s Father on Looming Extradition and Imperative of Mass Resistance
A society that prohibits the capacity to speak in truth extinguishes the capacity to live in justice.
Scrap the Espionage Act Nobody should face the charge unless they are working for a foreign power and mean harm to the United States. March 29, 2019: Marine One lifts-off after returning President Donald J. Trump to Mar-a-Lago. (White House, Joyce N. Boghosian) By John Kiriakou / Consortium News ScheerPost August 29, 2022 Former President More
Cognitive war is waged against the U.S. population to capture our minds and assimilate us thoroughly into a militaristic 'weltanschauung' or worldview.
The rage of the betrayed is articulated by imbecilic demagogues vomited up from the social and political swamp. Corporations and the billionaire class will continue to exploit, but under a cruder and crueler authoritarianism. The social, political, economic, and environmental breakdown will accelerate.
"Industrial war destroys existing value systems that protect and nurture life, replacing them with fear, hatred, and a dehumanization of those who we are made to believe deserve to be exterminated. It is driven by emotions, not truth or fact. It obliterates nuance, replacing it with an infantile binary universe of us and them."