Dec 032018

Rusbridger is a special person.  “Search” his name, using the upper right-hand corner search button on this blog, for postings related to him. = = = = = = = = Vrinda Sood Alan Rusbridger, former Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian, stressed the fundamental role of reporters in today’s world to a crowded Yale Law School […]

Dec 012018

My view of Hillary Clinton says nothing about my view of Trump, or of the Russians – – just want to make that clear.   Those are totally separate conversations. – – – – – – RE:  why it  is necessary to convince people that Hillary is the enemy  in order to (protect whistleblowers)?   – – […]

Nov 302018
2018-11-29  Guardian Escalates Its Vilification of Julian Assange,  Common Dreams, Jonathan Cook

The Guardian did not make a mistake in vilifying Assange without a shred of evidence. It did what it is designed to do. by  Jonathan Cook With this story, it has done what it regularly does when supposedly vital western foreign policy interests are at stake – it simply regurgitates an elite-serving, western narrative. (Photo: […]

Nov 272018

UPDATES:  “WikiLeaks is going make [sic] suing fake news producers like the Guardian a central part of its business model. Since libels are the most predictable response to the power and accuracy of a WikiLeaks‘ publication, our analysis is that this is a stable, scalable income stream,” WikiLeaks said through its Twitter account. 2018-11-29  Guardian Escalates […]

Nov 272018
2018-11-27 The Guardian is caught out, I would say.  Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort denies meeting with WikiLeaks' Assange

The Guardian is caught out, I would say.   Set in CONTEXT: (CBC story below.) The Guardian published that Manafort (one-time campaign director for Trump) and Assange met 3 times.  Manafort denies having ever met Assange. On this occasion, it’s likely Manafort is telling the truth:  there have been no meetings between him and Assange. Assange […]

Nov 262018
2018-11-26   After Major Court Filing Fail, US Gov’t Refuses to Say if Julian Assange Faces Criminal Charges, from Law & Crime

by Matt Naham  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has or hasn’t been charged, the government said in a cagey Monday court filing.   The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) responded to the news that federal prosecutors had erroneously exposed Assange as a target of criminal charges by requesting that the government unseal Assange’s […]

Nov 262018

In full view, Democracy thrown down, cut up and quartered, while we watch. = = = = = = The section on Assange,  Moved to 2018-11-26 WHY are the USA / UK so afraid of Julian Assange? = = = = = = = =   IMPORTANT,  RE STATSCAN “Re-spendable revenue”! I could not understand […]

Nov 252018

On his program “On Contact,” journalist and author Chris Hedges interviews Joe Lauria, CN editor, on the moves to prosecute Julian Assange using the Espionage Act; the media’s cravenness and the latest on Assange’s condition in London. The Fate of Julian Assange: Chris Hedges Interviews Consortium News Editor-in-Chief Joe Lauria Consortium News  

Nov 252018
2017-03-07   Press Release,  Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed.  Julian Assange

Today, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. Julian Assange provides important CONTEXT, as well as content.   Leaks News About Partners Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed Releases Documents   Contents […]