Washington, DC – On the fifth anniversary of a deadly confrontation in Peru spurred by controversial policies enacted to comply with the U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Amazon Watch and Public Citizen expressed extreme concern over recently revealed U.S. diplomatic cables showing the U.S. government’s role in the violence that resulted in the deaths of […]
As Wikileaks continues to expose US State Department involvement in foreign government coups and destabilization campaigns, US Secretary of State Clinton and Vice President Biden continue to promote the idea that whistleblowing on government crimes is terrorism. Joining FOX News in their demonizing of Julian Assange, Biden and Clinton lend official support to right-wing media […]
With the repression of free speech story of the century in the news this week, one might think that progressives would be falling all over themselves to support Julian Assange — exposer of high crimes extraordinaire — from the powers that be. To the contrary, I found myself perplexed that PEN America, an organization to […]
In this interview, Julian Assange talks about Wikileaks‘ role in opening up space for investigative journalism, whistleblowers and dissidents in the info war against the enterprise of war. By documenting the evidence of the history of war and the collateral murder of civilians as routine slaughter, Wikileaks, says Assange, uses transparency as a tool to […]
In the old days of the CIA and National Security Agency (NSA), official US Government organizations were more candid about overthrowing governments that did not succumb to domination by US corporate or military misadventures. Then Wikileaks happened upon US State Department cables and our view of international diplomacy changed forever. Today, CIA-sponsored rainbow revolutions — […]
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