WikiLeaks Disrupts U.S. Propaganda Machinery

Flashback time: The language used to depict Saddam Hussein and Osama Bin Laden as craven life forms has returned for a repeat performance except that this time the target is Julian Assange and his merry band of WikiLeakers. “Execute him” say dozens of U.S. politicians and assorted government officials. “Arrest him and hang him,” say […]

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Julian Assange: The Truth Will Always Win

Written by Julian Assange, editor-in-chief of Wikileaks, as published originally in The Australian (07 December 2010): IN 1958 a young Rupert Murdoch, then owner and editor of Adelaide’s The News, wrote: “In the race between secrecy and truth, it seems inevitable that truth will always win.” His observation perhaps reflected his father Keith Murdoch’s expose […]

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How to Find Wikileaks and Follow Cablegate

Updated to 06 January 2011 There has been massive and orchestrated attack on the hosting of Wikileaks files, from a distributed denial of service, to Amazon dumping Wikileaks because they felt their underwear moisten after a call from Senator Joe Lieberman, to everyDNS effectively blaming Wikileaks for the denial of service, and now Julian Assange […]

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Professor Tom Flanagan: Glib about Murdering Julian Assange

Last night, on CBC News, University of Calgary political scientist Tom Flanagan, a former key adviser to Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper, said that he wished Julian Assange would be assassinated and “disappeared,” joining a growing list of North American, right wing, commentators and politicians calling for the same, and doing so at the same time […]

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Wikileaks: Defend Julian Assange

On Thursday 18th November 2010, @wikileaks said: Why our editor-in-chief is busy and needs to be defended Thursday, November 18, 2010 WIKILEAKS STAFF EDITORIAL In October 2010 Julian Assange won the Sam Adams Award for Integrity. He has also been awarded the 2009 Amnesty International Media Award and the Economist Index on Censorship Award in 2008. […]

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Cultures of Militarization: In Canada and Beyond

GLOBAL MILITARIZATION From Cultures of Resistance CULTURES OF MILITARIZATION NEW BOOK RELEASE: Toronto, October 25, 2010 – A new book from the editors of TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies adds perspective to the rampant militarization of everyday civilian culture. Cultures of Militarization shows how a jarring combination of spectacle and secrecy enables the post-9/11 […]

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Encircling Empire: Report #8, 21 October-11 November 2010

EE: Report #8, 21 October—11 November 2010 Encircling Empire Reports is a selection of essays, blog posts, and news reports covering a given time period. They are intended to be useful for those interested in: ● contemporary and critical political anthropology ● public anthropology ● imperialism and imperial decline ● militarism/militarization ● the political economy of […]

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Torturing the Whistle Blowers: The Case of Vance and Ertel in Iraq, Substantiated by Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs

Full credit for this story goes to Ishtar Enana, an Iraqi citizen journalist and blogger who has undertaken the monumental task of translating the Wikileaks Iraq War Logs into Arabic. Through her in depth digging through the logs, Ishtar reported (here, here, and here) that she found evidence in the war logs to substantiate the case brought […]

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Roundup of Posts on Wikileaks: The Iraq War Logs

Wikileaks: Iraq War Logs Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: On War News Radio Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: The U.S. Government’s Crisis of Legitimacy Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: Al Jazeera’s The Listening Post Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: Pentagon Response to Publication of Logs Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: UN High Commissioner Calls for Investigation Into War Logs Allegations […]

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Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: On War News Radio

Yesterday, War News Radio presented its radio report, Leaked, about the difficulties of media reporting on the Iraq War Logs, and then speaking with media critics about Wikileaks. The report was produced by Sam Hirshman and Anjali Cadambi have the story. It is an effective summary, about six minutes in length, that you can hear/download from […]

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