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Alexandra Ellerbeck, Avi Asher-Schapiro: Why Julian Assange’s arrest is troubling

After a seven-year standoff at the Ecuadoran embassy in London, British police on Thursday arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange–a development press freedom advocates had long feared. For years, journalists and … Continue reading

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jill Stein: In Praise of WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a hero. Like Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and other whistleblowers facing government persecution, Assange has sacrificed his personal comfort and safety to bring us the … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Julian Assange: Google Acts Like Privatized NSA

In interviews with BBC and Sky News, WikiLeaks founder explains how Google’s behavior, though legal, is like that of surveillance agencies. Julian Assange as seen in 2013.  (Photo: Xavier Granja … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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