June 30, 1971, the US Supreme Court rules the NY Times and Washington Post are legally permitted to publish what’s known as the Pentagon Papers — material leaked by Daniel Ellsberg. by Stephen Lendman edited by O Society March 1, 2020 Six justices concur in a per curiam statement saying: “Any system of prior restraints of … Continue reading Famous Pentagon Papers Precedent Would Free Julian Assange in Country with Freedom to Tell Truth
Assange in Court by Craig Murray edited by O Society October 24, 2019 I was deeply shaken while witnessing yesterday’s events in Westminster Magistrates Court. Every decision was railroaded through over the scarcely heard arguments and objections of Assange’s legal team, by a magistrate who barely pretended to be listening. Before I get on to … Continue reading What Are The Powers That Be Distracting You From Right Now?
by Tom Coburg edited by O Society August 5, 2019 A US judge rules WikiLeaks is fully entitled to publish the Democratic National Congress (DNC) emails, which means no law was broken. The ruling is highly significant as it could impact upon the US extradition proceedings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, as well as the ongoing imprisonment of whistleblower Chelsea … Continue reading Judge’s ruling throws huge spanner into US extradition proceedings against Assange
by Caitlin Johnstone edited by O Society July 17, 2019 CNN published an unbelievably brazen and dishonest smear piece on Julian Assange, easily the most egregious article of its kind since the notoriously bogus Assange-Manafort report by The Guardian last year. It contains none of the “exclusive” documents which it claims substantiate its smears, relying solely on … Continue reading New CNN Assange Smear Piece Is Amazingly Dishonest, Even For CNN
https://youtu.be/WNIHZZ6qlgI Noam Chomsky on DemocracyNow! edited by O Society July 7, 2019 In April, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak. In this hour-long special, we air an excerpt of Chomsky’s speech and his on-stage interview with Amy Goodman. AMY … Continue reading Noam Chomsky at the Old South Church on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More
https://youtu.be/52P7G7AHiDg by Aaron Maté edited by O Society July 7, 2019 At a May press conference capping his tenure as special counsel, Robert Mueller emphasized what he called "the central allegation" of the two-year Russia probe. The Russian government, Mueller sternly declared, engaged in "multiple, systematic efforts to interfere in our election, and that allegation … Continue reading CrowdStrikeOut: Mueller’s Own Report Undercuts Its Core Russia-Meddling Claims
by Nils Melzer edited by O Society June 26, 2019 UN Special Rapporteur on Torture On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Torture Victims I know, you may think I am deluded. How could life in an Embassy with a cat and a skateboard ever amount to torture? That’s exactly what I thought, … Continue reading Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange