Daily Archives: March 17, 2023

2023-03-17: News Headlines

Staff (2023-03-17). Julian Assange's Father & Brother Speak Out on His Jailing, Press Freedom & New Documentary "Ithaka" democracynow.org We continue our coverage of the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by looking at the imprisonment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been jailed for exposing U.S. war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. One video released by WikiLeaks showed a U.S. helicopter gunship in Baghdad slaughtering a dozen civilians, including a Reuters journalist. Assange has been held in London's Belmarsh prison since 2019 as he fights the U.S. campaign to extradite him to face espionage charges. If convicted, the publisher faces as much as 175 years behind bars. His legal fight is documented in the new film Itha…

John Pilger (2023-03-16). John Pilger: The betrayers of Julian Assange. greenleft.org.au The campaign to free Julian Assange is about our most precious human right: to be free, writes John Pilger.

Toward increased Networking (2023-03-16). Online events w) Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Rob Hopkins, Margaret Atwood, Noam Chomsky, etc. indybay.org Here are about 12 online events taking place over the next 2 weeks (and starting at 11: 30 am tomorrow, Tuesday, 3/14), featuring people such as John and Gabriel Shipton (Julian Assange's father and brother, respectively), India Walton, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Rahwa Ghirmatzion, Peter Linebaugh, Rob Hopkins, Margaret Atwood, Noam Chomsky, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

Anonymous103 (2023-03-16). Downing US Drones Saves Thousands Of Lives. southfront.org Illustrative Image. Photo made in Donetsk after Ukrainian killed civiliansOnly a few days before the downing, Kiev regime forces conducted numerous attacks on civilian settlements in the Donbass. Apart from the regular indiscriminate shelling, the Neo-Nazi junta is using US-made PGMs (precision-guided munitions) to attack the people of Donbass, with NATO drones providing the targeting data. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | As we all know now, on March 14, a United States Air…

noreply (2023-03-17). Larry Saved Me From Torture… smoothiex12.blogspot.com of seeing and listening to these two guys and I am eternally grateful to him for that.

Alan MacLeod, Mintpress News. (2023-03-16). From Georgetown To Langley. popularresistance.org If you have ever wondered, "where do America's spies come from?" the answer is quite possibly the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) at Georgetown University. It is only a modestly-seized institution, yet the school provides the backbone for the Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense, State Department, and other organs of the national security state. | From overthrowing foreign governments and conducting worldwide psychological operations to overseeing drug and gun smuggling and a global torture network, the CIA is perhaps the world's most controversial and dangerous organization.

Kevin Gosztola (2023-03-16). March To Iraq War, 20 Years Later: March 16, 2003. thedissenter.org The Dissenter Newsletter recalls each day in the timeline of events that led up to the US invasion of Iraq on March 19, 2003, twenty years ago…

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