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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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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Wikileaks: The Iraq War Logs Documentaries

An excellent hour-long overview by Al Jazeera English, featuring details of war crimes and their cover up, killing of civilians, and torture, along with interviews with an outrageous and increasingly bizarre Pentagon spokesman (Geoff Morrell), as well as Julian Assange, Jeremy Scahill, an Iraqi MP, and others. Definitely worth seeing in full. Channel 4 UK: […]

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And There It Goes! Nothing to Report

Having spent a few hours now with both the raw files, and Wikileak’s Iraq War Diary Dig, I am coming up with nothing at all that involves any mention of the Human Terrain System, Human Terrain Teams, anthropologists, social scientists, scholars, academics, researchers, or any documents with any names of any HTS employees who were […]

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Encircling Empire: Report #7, 16-21 October 2010

EE: Report #7, 16—21 October 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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U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM): Commemorating Columbus Day 2010

Readers will appreciate that a tremendous amount of historical research, and interviews with participants, went into this project to present the true history of the voyages of Christopher Columbus to Afghanistan, a history that thus far has been replete with misconceptions, unsubstantiated rumour, and popular myths. Clearly, Columbus and his brothers are to be celebrated […]

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Encircling Empire: Report #4, 23-30 September 2010

EE: Report #4, 23—30 September 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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