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on Palestine, Assange and Ukraine. 8:30 Pacific, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles kpfk.org
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost an appeal to block his extradition to the United States, with the UK’s Supreme Court outright refusing to hear the petition. Some legal options remain open to him, however.
Virtue signaling—the practice of highlighting what one takes to be one’s own moral superiority, often by loudly denouncing the character and comportment, including the speech, of other people—has become a dominant mode of rhetoric throughout social media and network...
Leftist antiwar activist Richard Medhurst was there: https://twitter.com/richimedhurst/status/1425383427122077698
He kills it on the lawless national security state, namely NSA blackmail of Congress and the DoJ's merciless persecution of Julian Assange, along with Assange's father and brother. https://youtu.be/yH1qfFMu2eE
more here at Zerohedge
His Day 1 thread here: https://twitter.com/kgosztola/status/1303251577344413696 Day 2 here: https://twitter.com/kgosztola/status/1303251577344413696
The Hill's got a good write up on it. They're accusing him of conspiring with Lulzsec and Anonymous to liberate these and those materials on top of their bogus charges against him for the Manning case.
That's 8:30 Pacific, 90.7 FM KPFK in L.A., kpfk.org
On FPF #458, I discuss Julian Assange's extradition hearing. Assange is being forced to sit in a bulletproof glass box. Julian is barely able to hear what is going on in the trial, and he is unable to confer or speak with his lawyers to get clarification. He...
Spies discussed kidnapping or poisoning WikiLeaks founder in Ecuadorean embassy, extradition trial hears
Breaking in the New York Times. Note that this is the same as Trump's case against Julian Assange: The recipient and publisher of a leak is a co-conspirator with whoever did the leaking. It's a war against honesty in language first and foremost, and it's a threat to...