‘A Chilling Message to Journalists the World Over’: UK Approves Assange Extradition to US

by Jake Johnson, published on Common Dreams, June 17, 2022 Julian Assange’s wife, Stella, slammed the U.K. government for moving to send the WikiLeaks publisher “to the country that plotted his assassination.” The U.K. government on Friday formally approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face espionage charges, a decision that human rights groups[…]

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U.S. Corporate Media Watch: An Interview With Richard Medhurst

by Richard Medhurst and Roberto Sirvent, published on Black Agenda Report, May 4 2022 Richard and Roberto would like to dedicate this feature to Glen Ford, one of the fiercest critics of U.S. corporate media the country has ever known. May we all find creative and courageous ways to honor his memory by speaking out against Wall Street, white supremacy,[…]

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Alice Walker and the Price of Conscience

by Chris Hedges, published on The Chris Hedges Report, April 26, 2022 Alice Walker was disinvited to the Bay Area Book Festival after Zionist groups threatened to carry out protests. The public and presenters are complicit in her blacklisting if they attend. Please sign the petition to Stand With Alice Walker There is a steep price to pay for having[…]

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May 2, 2022: An Appeal for International Solidarity with the People of Odessa!

May 2, 2022: An Appeal for International Solidarity with the People of Odessa! NO to Fascism! NO to NATO! YES to a Multipolar World based on Cooperation, not Confrontation! Now more than ever, in light of the escalating military and political confrontation between Western powers and the Russian Federation and its allies, we must remember what has led to the[…]

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British High Court Decision to Extradite Julian Assange is a Miscarriage of Justice

British High Court decision to extradite Julian Assange is a miscarriage of justice                                                    … and a threat to freedom of speech and freedom of the press United National Antiwar Coalition Statement, December 12, 2021 Below is a statement from the Julian Assange Defense Committee (assangedefense.org) on the egregious decision[…]

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Reporting and Empire – The Prizewinners and the Outlaws

By Stephen Sefton, Tortilla con Sal, published on TeleSUR English, August 11, 2021 I am publishing this now, despite the time passed since its original publication because it speaks to the question, ‘Did the Sandanista government imprison his competitors prior to the election, just so he could win?’.  And, I don’t think we should ever forget the examples of Julian[…]

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The Most Vital Battle for Press Freedom in Our Time

by Chris Hedges, published on SheerPost.com, October 28, 2021 I think we need, as we follow these proceedings focused solely on Julian Assange’s state of mind and ability to tolerate torture, to look at his incredible accomplishments (not crimes) and the hideous brutality of his accusers. Thank you Chris Hedges for bringing us back to the source. [jb] WASHINGTON, D.C[…]

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DAY TWO — ‘CIA Tried to Kill Assange;’ US: ‘He’s Only Moderately Depressed & Won’t Go to Isolation

by Joe Lauria, published on Consortium News, October 28, 2021 The United States vowed that only a “moderately depressed” Julian Assange would serve time in a humane U.S. prison if he is extradited, while lawyers for Assange told the High Court that the Central Intelligence Agency plotted to assassinate him, as a two-day U.S. appeal hearing came to a close[…]

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Julian Assange and the CIA-USA Daily Wars Against Humanity

by Jeff Mackler, October 10, 2021 Introductory note: The weekend of October 23-25, in anticipation of a UK court convening to re-consider a previous lower court decision to refuse Julian Assange’s extradition to the U.S., Assange supporters will be mobilizing across the U.S. and worldwide demanding: Free Julian Assange! Drop the Charges! No to Extradition! Free Speech! Free Press! Free[…]

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