3/31/23 Josh Rushing on the Persecution of Julian Assange

3/31/23 Josh Rushing on the Persecution of Julian Assange

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Journalist Josh Rushing joins Scott to discuss a documentary he produced for Al Jazeera about Julian Assange. Rushing talks about his experience making the documentary, what they focused on and why they produced it now. They run through the many myths people still believe about Assange before getting into the multiple ways he has been targeted by the government and betrayed by many of his fellow journalists. 

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Josh Rushing is an American broadcast journalist and photographer. He is a correspondent for the Emmy-winning documentary series, Fault Lines, on Al Jazeera English. He is also a former officer of the United States Marine Corps. Follow him on Twitter @joshrushing

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 6,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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