An Open Letter to fellow Educators: Take a stand with Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning
wsws.org | 2020-01-15
A long-time educator has submitted the following statement to the WSWS.
Putting the truth behind bars
Dianne Mathiowetz | workers.org | 2020-01-15
Did you know that one of the most protected rights in this country is the right of the government to lie to the people? That is the essence of the persecution being carried out right now against Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange. Manning was a U.S. Army intelligence analyst based . . . | Continue reading Putting the truth behind bars at Workers.org…
The prosecution of Julian Assange, the destruction of legality and the rise of the national security state
wsws.org | 2020-01-15
The political and legal attack on Assange represents a qualitative intensification of the destruction of core rights and, indeed, on legality itself as the mode of bourgeois rule.
Assange's 12-minute hearing presents a grim picture of judicial indifference
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-01-15
Assange's legal team has complained of not being given enough time, by both the court and prison authorities, to discuss the evidence in the case with the defendant. A hearing on January 13 was wound up in under 12 minutes…
Four Missiles Launched at Israel From Gaza, Two Intercepted – Reports
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-15
Last week, Israel unveiled a new laser-based system against Qassam rockets, mortar shells, anti-tank missiles and drones that will replace the current Iron Dome anti-missile system.
Julian Assange attends procedural hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court
wsws.org | 2020-01-14
Since his last hearing on December 19, the WikiLeaks founder has had just two hours total to review evidence relating to the US extradition request with his legal team.
Even When You Change Its Name, Solitary Confinement Is Torture
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-01-14
This piece was co-published with Solitary Watch. | If he took 13 steps in his size 11 shoes, Brandon Serna had walked the length of his cell. If he took more than six steps, he'd walked its width. For more than one year, the 40-year-old spent over 16 hours each day locked in this cell with his 30-year-old cellmate. | This is life in the "restricted movement" unit (RMU) at Indiana's Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. I…
Rapper MIA supports Julian Assange at court
Ed Sykes | thecanary.co | 2020-01-13
Rapper and singer MIA has supported Julian Assange as the WikiLeaks founder appeared in court on Monday. She joined dozens of Assange supporters as he attended a hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court.Fellow rapper Lowkey has also supported Assange, and recently spoke to The Canary about the importance of whistleblowers and media freedom.Assange, 48, is currently being held in HMP Belmarsh, awaiting the outcome of an extradition request by the US, where he faces 18 charges, including c…
Meet Brittany Kaiser, Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Releasing Troves of New Files from Data Firm
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-07
New details are emerging about how the shadowy data firm Cambridge Analytica worked to manipulate voters across the globe, from the 2016 election in the United States to the Brexit campaign in Britain and elections in over 60 other countries, including Malaysia, Kenya and Brazil. A new trove of internal Cambridge Analytica documents and emails are being posted on Twitter detailing the company's operations, including its work with President Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton. The documents come from Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Brittany Kaiser, who worked at the firm for three-and-a-half yea…
US Military Contractors Exposed For Paying Taliban At US Gov Instruction & Iran False Flag Continues
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-29
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/28/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …