Troy Labor Council Resolution In Support of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

Troy Labor Council voted on May 17 in favor of the following resolution to support Julian Assange and WikiLeaks: Whereas, Assange and Wikileaks have released a vast trove of primary source material unlike anything that journalists have ever had such ready access to, Whereas, Wikileaks releases have made evidence-based journalism more possible than ever before, Whereas, Julian Assange and WIkileaks[…]

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The U.S.’ Refusal of Entry to Arnold August Is a Dangerous Precedent for All Activists

by Alison Bodine, Published on Council on Hemispheric Affairs, March 29, 2019 On March 16, 2019, more than 1000 activists from across the U.S. gathered in Washington, DC for the “U.S Hands Off Venezuela!” demonstration.  However, Canadian journalist Arnold August was not one of them – earlier in the day he was unjustly denied entry into the United States at[…]

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Academic Institutions Must Defend Free Speech

Image: “HateSpeech” by Carlos Latuff.  To see the full  image, click here. from The International Committee for Peace Justice and Dignity for the People We, the undersigned, oppose the coordinated campaign to deny academics their free speech rights due to their defense of Palestinian rights and criticism of the policies and practices of the state of Israel. Temple University in[…]

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