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Julian Assange once said, "The overwhelming majority of information is classified to protect political security, not national security."As someone whose life's work before his imprisonment was combing through documents of an often classified nature, he'd have been in a
Listen to this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/if-you-believed-something-else-you-wouldnt-be-sitting-hereIt sure is interesting how stuff keeps happening that makes free speech on the internet something dangerous which must be curtailed. Covid, the Capitol riot, Russian propaganda, all of which just happen to require tightening restrictions on our single best tool against
Listen to this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-mass-media-will-never-regain-the-publics-trustThis year has marked the first time ever that trust in news media dropped below fifty percent in the United States, continuing a trend of decline that's been ongoing for years.Mass media punditry is divided on where to assign the blame for
The western world has a very high opinion of itself and its supposed values, and its treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a lie of it all.Truth. Justice. Freedom. Democracy. We are taught from an early age that these are the sacred values our
Journalists should be exposing inconvenient truths about powerful people in their own nation and its allies. Instead the people we call "journalists" criticize enemy nations, smear political dissidents, demand increasing amounts of censorship, and advance narratives that are convenient for the powerful.
The "war on terror"
Just one day after a coalition of prominent civil rights groups made headlines with a letter urging the Biden administration to drop efforts to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States on espionage charges, the Biden administration has announced its intention to continue those
A new exclusive from The Daily Beast titled "White House Reporters: Biden Team Wanted Our Questions in Advance" reports that the White House press corps is being pressured to provide briefing questions ahead of time in a way that makes even mainstream media journalists uncomfortable.“While
I wouldn't have thought that any mass media reporters would have the temerity to continue the public smear campaign against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after it became clear to everyone that he was the subject of a brutal Trump administration prosecution aimed at criminalizing inconvenient
British Judge Vanessa Baraitser has ruled against US extradition for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but not for the reasons she should have.Baraitser's frightening ruling supported virtually every US prosecutorial argument that was made during the extradition trial, no matter how absurd and Orwellian. This includes quoting from
During this whole stupid US presidential race I heard very few arguments in favor of a Biden vote that struck me as anything more than the product of ignorance, propaganda distortion and partisan hackery. He'll probably be worse than Trump on war. His climate proposals