Posts Tagged ‘Julian Assange’

George Galloway, the media, and the end of Respect

by Jon Lansman.

The departure of Salma Yaqoob and the withdrawal as a candidate by Kate Hudson may well mark the end of Respect. The Galloway hate-mongers seem to think the story is all about George Galloway. Galloway is “a sham”, Liberal Conspiracy has it, and Respect is a Galloway “ego-proxy” says Labour Uncut. George Galloway, warts and all, has […]

Assange: no superhero

by Lucy Reese.

Julian Assange. I won’t say that I don’t think the work he did with WikiLeaks was totally awesome and incredibly important, yet as I’ve argued before, I have many reservations towards Assange the person – or rather the persona he projects to the world. Possibly this is because I was slightly underwhelmed when I saw […]

Assange and the left’s messiah complex

by Darrell Goodliffe.

The case of Julian Assange has become something of a pantomime; frankly, the notion of the SAS storming Ecuador’s Embassy is almost as comical as it is tragic. If Ecuador is prepared to taint itself by keeping Assange fattened and atop his pulpit at its own taxpayers expense then more fool it. Certainly, I wouldn’t […]

Frost interviews Assange lawyer

by Jon Lansman.

Julian Assange’s lawyer Mark Stephens is interviewed by Sir David Frost on Al Jazeera.

Innocent until proven guilty: Assange deserves our (conditional) support

by Jon Lansman.

A number of feminist and left bloggers have urged caution about the charges of sexual assault — the description is itself contentious — against Julian Assange, arguing rightly that, though he may be a hero for what he has done as founder of Wikileaks, there may be other actions and other aspects of his character […]

All who believe in truth and justice need to defend Assange

by Michael Meacher.

No wonder the diplomats, the politicians, the controllers hate him so much.   By trumping up sex charges against him, by claiming he may have broken US law by revealing data that puts (CIA) lives at risk – even though that’s exactly what Karl Rove did for Bush – the US is determined to get their […]

Video interview with Julian Assange

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Julian Assange on the Corporation

by Jon Lansman.

Julian Assange has been the subject of much media attention since last week’s Wikileaks scoop. Big Think drew my attention to his writings of another sort, in that case creative, bad and pretentious. However, the same site yields some really good stuff too. Take this for example, and in the spirit of Wikileaks I quote […]

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