Eyewitness To The Agony Of Julian Assange

by John Pilger, published on  JohnPilger.com, October 2, 2020 John Pilger has watched Julian Assange’s extradition trial from the public gallery at London’s Old Bailey. He spoke with Timothy Erik Ström of Arena magazine, Australia: Q: Having watched Julian Assange’s trial first-hand, can you describe the prevailing atmosphere in the court? The prevailing atmosphere has been shocking. I say that[…]

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ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Assange Hearing—Day 8

This is a rather long, but very descriptive account of one day in the ongoing extradition trial of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange.   It  is important to keep some awareness of this critically important test of our first amendment rights and international law (the Extradition Treaty between the US and the UK does not allow extradition for political reasons) as well[…]

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Franco-American Designs on Lebanon, A Post-Catastrophe Update

by As’ad AbuKhalil, published on Consortium News, September 13, 2020 Lebanon moves from one catastrophe to another; as if the blast at Beirut airport last month wasn’t enough. There was another fire there this week at Beirut port, an area that was subjected in August to government emergency laws. Those emergency laws put the Army command in charge of the[…]

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Protests in US Against Children’s Book ‘P is for Palestine’

Posted on Middle East Monitor, October 25, 2019  This is and older report which only now came to my attention.  I think it is worth sharing.  Recently, a Palestinian American friend who lives in a largely Arab immigrant community showed me what local teenagers (working at home due to COVID) are learning about Palestine and Israel in school.  She was[…]

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The Great American Firewall

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, July15, 2020 It should not surprise anyone that China would take protective measures against the threat of U.S. imperialism in the realm of cyber technology. “Censorship in the United States is rampant but the Great American Firewall is rarely discussed.” The Great Firewall in China is a hot button subject that unites[…]

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Journalist Julian Assange Charged with New American Indictment

by Dr. Leon Tressel, published on Global Research, June 26, 2020 On 24 June a US Federal Grad Jury issued a second superseding indictment against Journalist Julian Assange. The new indictment incorporates the 18 charges from the first indictment and seeks to ‘broaden the scope of the conspiracy’ and asserts that Assange and Wikileaks tried to recruit hackers for the[…]

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The United States of Distraction, A Book Review

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, May 6, 2020 The authors recount and document the descent into “post-truth” partisan journalism from the alt-right to the right, liberal, and even independent left media, between 2016 and now. “Team Clinton had imagined Trump would be the easiest Republican to beat, but the strategy backfired.” The complete title of Mickey Huff[…]

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