Feb 052018
2018-02-05   Lauri Love ruling 'sets precedent' for trying hacking suspects in UK,  The Guardian

– – –  Unusual for the UK Establishment to rule against the US Establishment.  Are the times a-changin’?   https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/feb/05/hacking-suspect-lauri-love-wins-appeal-against-extradition-to-us By  Owen Bowcott,  Legal affairs correspondent.   Extradition. Rights groups and lawyers for 33-year-old welcome landmark judgment against extradition to US  0:39 A high court ruling blocking extradition to the US of Lauri Love, a student […]

Jan 102018
2018-01-09  Julian Assange: Ecuador seeks mediator,  then Jan 19th, grants citizenship to Assange

The Ecuadorian embassy in London, where Julian Assange has been staying since 2012 [Photo/Peter Nicholls/Reuters] Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has described WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as an “inherited problem” that has created “more than a nuisance” for his government. Earlier this month, Ecuador announced it had granted citizenship to Assange, in an unsuccessful attempt to […]

Dec 212017
2017-12-19   Green candidate Jill Stein asked to hand over documents in Russia investigation, The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/dec/19/jill-stein-trump-russia-investigation-documents Stein says she’s cooperating with investigation into Russian interference 2016 presidential hopeful attended 2015 dinner with Putin sponsored by RT Jill Stein ran against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the candidate of the Green party and received about 1% of the vote. Photograph: Dominick Reuter/Reuters The Senate intelligence committee has asked for documents […]

Sep 152017

Very good video and written documentation.   With thanks to Alexandra Morton; First Nations Chiefs, people; and thousands of supporters. Among other issues,  there is further excellent documentation of a Canadian phenomenon, the use of the RCMP to defend corporate interests AGAINST our laws. Corporate interests act with impunity.   The RCMP respond when the corporate interest […]

Aug 302017

Ron Paul is an American author, physician, and former politician (wikipedia).   He spoke at a conference of activists I attended in Washington some years ago.  He is a good man! https://www.fitsnews.com/2017/08/28/ron-paul-will-the-government-declare-war-on-wikileaks/ By RON PAUL The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee recently passed its Intelligence Authorization Act for 2018 and it contains a chilling attack on the […]

Aug 192017
2017-08-17   Rohrabacher on meeting with WikiLeaks’ Assange: We talked about ‘what might be necessary to get him out’,  L.A. Times

by  Christine Mai-Duc  http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-state-panel-lifts-contribution-limit-to-1502997076-htmlstory.html Julian Assange in 2016 (Carl Court / Getty Images) Far-right blogger and provocateur Chuck C. Johnson said on Thursday that he helped arrange a highly unusual meeting between Orange County GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange this week. Rohrabacher said in a statement that he plans to bring information to President Trump […]

Jun 242017

http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2438788&CategoryId=14089 MONTEVIDEO – The situation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent the last five years holed up at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, represents a historic injustice, Ecuador’s former President Rafael Correa told EFE on Friday.“It’s one of the great disgraces, injustices, and abuses in recent history,” Correa, who left office last month […]

Jun 012017

Banksters: Index This article by Professor Cleveland is an application of John Perkins’ work. Perkins talks of voodoo economics.   Michael Hudson has written a book on Junk Economics.  Years ago, Robert F. Kennedy Jr started challenging economics that don’t account for the externalization of environmental costs;  the public pays the very serious health and environmental costs of pollution dumped by […]

May 292017

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2017/may/20/wikileaks-founder-julian-assange-claims-victory-after-sweden-drops-rape-probe-1606831–1.html LONDON: Julian Assange claimed victory Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation against the WikiLeaks founder, but insisted the “proper war” over his future was only just beginning. Assange gave a clenched fist salute as he stepped into the daylight on the balcony of Ecuador’s London embassy, where he has been holed […]

May 142017
2017-05-14   Julian Assange:   Ecuador 'concerned' over lack of progress.  BBC.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39914495#_=_  Article follows – – I get my say first! Authoritarian governments, under the control of tyrants, hold political prisoners without bringing charges.   You ain’t allowed to do that in a democracy. Laws become tools for silencing dissent when Governments can hold people hostage with the threat of prosecution, but never proceed to actual laying […]