Apr 152016
2016-04-15    Jean-Michel Jarre and Edward Snowden collaborate on new song "Exit" – video.   (Snowden is penetrating, as usual!)

You might not be a fan of this kind of music.  Don’t let that prevent you from listening to the video! Excerpts from the dialogue: “music is the thing that can humanize even the most abstract moment.” “Technology can actually increase privacy.” “Saying that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have […]

Apr 012016

David posted a comment on my posting: There are two sides to the story. Why do we hear only one? Not only do I concur, Sandra, so does Christopher Hedges… Hey!  I am in good company! Many thanks to David for directing us to the following: Short interview of Chris Hedges by the Real News thttp://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=767&Itemid=74&jumival=15970 Chris […]

Mar 112016

Three items on the same story, each with a different contribution. Item #3 (youtube) is more comprehensive, takes more time.  Under 3 minutes, youtube NEWSCAST from RT,  Snowden re the FBI / Apple court fight:    https://youtu.be/UITZVlxCBJg  Text report:  Snowden: FBI’s claim about unlockable iPhone is ‘bulls***’ (http://www.cnet.com/news/snowden-fbis-claims-about-unlockable-iphone-are-bulls/?ftag=CAD090e536&bhid=20145214483259223425769339227594  ) The FBI is lying about its inability to […]

Feb 062016

Amy Goodman, I love that woman, covered   “A Significant Victory”: Julian Assange Hails U.N. Panel Calling for His Freedom, At bottom, the link to the actual UN Report. In response to  CTV News Coverage  of this important development for democracy,  I used their “Error Report” button to submit THREE FACTUAL ERRORS. – – – – – – – – – […]

Feb 062016

IMPORTANT VIDEO Click on   http://www.democracynow.org/2016/2/5/a_significant_victory_julian_assange_hails  A United Nations panel has officially concluded WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” and should be allowed to walk free. Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for more than three years. He wants to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crimes allegations, which […]

Jan 022016

Edward Snowden: A ‘Nation’ Interview November 17, 2014 Issue In a wide-ranging conversation, he discusses the surveillance state, the American political system and the price he’s paid for his understanding of patriotism. By Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen October 28, 2014 (All photos by Nicola Cohen) On October 6, Nation editor and publisher […]

Dec 012015

What is the importance of Garzon’s recent “crucial that the financial and arms flows to ISIL be investigated“ ?   Two excerpts from 2015-11-22 Offshore Banking and ISIS.    The flow of money and weapons to ISIS is unlikely to be stopped because it would mean shutting down the offshore banking of the elites. (causes of terrorism)    Universally, […]

Dec 012015

http://sputniknews.com/world/20151130/1031009792/financial-flows-isil.html Cutting Financial Flows, Traffic of Arms Vital to Counter ISIL The head of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s legal team, Baltasar Garzon, considers it to be crucial that the financial and arms flows to ISIL be investigated, stressing that so far “it has not been done enough there.” MADRID (Sputnik) — The fight against Islamic State (ISIL, […]

Dec 012015
2015-08-20  Spain's campaigning judge, Baltasar Garzon, seeks change in law to prosecute global corporations.  The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/20/spain-judge-baltasar-garzon-prosecute-global-corporations#comments Baltasar Garzón to push for economic and environmental crimes to be treated as those against humanity at international conference next month Baltasar Garzon’s innovative use of universal jurisdiction is under attack from Spain’s government. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters Ashifa Kassam in Madrid He has brought down governments, closed newspapers and ordered the arrests of dictators. […]

Jun 252015
2015-06-25   Julian Assange Says Time Has Come for Action After US Spying Revelations.  France mulls offering asylum to Assange and Snowden

(I don’t try to report on all the things Julian Assange is doing, from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London where he has been confined since June 2012 – 3 years.) INTERESTING NEW DEVELOPMENT,  France mulls offering asylum to Assange and Snowden.     link at bottom,  in the Google Alerts for June 26 – – – – – […]