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The Assange Arrest Is a Warning from History

The Assange Arrest Is a Warning from History The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage. Six policemen manhandled a sick journalist, his eyes wincing against his first natural light in  almost seven years….

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Weaponising the World Bank and IMF

Weaponising the World Bank and IMF In a leaked military manual on “unconventional warfare” recently highlighted by WikiLeaks, the US Army states that major global financial institutions—such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—are used as unconventional, financial “weapons in times of conflict up to…

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‘Defy the Thought Police’, Stand With Assange

‘Defy the Thought Police’, Stand With Assange Whenever I visit Julian Assange, we meet in a room he knows too well. There is a bare table and pictures of Ecuador on the walls. There is a bookcase where the books never change. The curtains are always drawn and there is no natural light. The air…