Tag: Wikileaks

Kafka on Steroids: Summarising the Extradition Hearing of Julian Assange

Embarrassing the powerful is the harm for which the publisher is on trial, while those who have committed the crimes revealed are free to strike again, to profit again and to continue killing in cold blood.

Eyewitness to the Agony of Julian Assange

I have sat in many courts and seldom known such a perversion of due process. This is due revenge.

Kafka on Acid: The Trial of Julian Assange

After waiting handcuffed in the holding cells, he is placed in a glass box at the back of the courtroom. Then he is forced back into the Serco van to be strip-searched back at Belmarsh to face another night alone in his cell.

Julian Assange and the Femocracy, by Gavin Lewis

The UK petitioners—neoliberal feminism and its unequal outrage

May Curious Eyes Never Run Dry, by Felicity Ruby and Scott Ludlam

On the courage of Julian Assange

Microserfs, by Justin Clemens

November 2012 was yet another decisive month for digital revelations. The new CIA Director David Petraeus, a self-professed ‘scholar-monk’ and Obama’s Iraq hero, was caught out in an adultery scandal with—surprise!—his ‘embedded’ biographer Paula Broadwell. Alex Hern was right onto it in The New Statesman with the raunchy header ‘Two Generals, Agent Shirtless and 30,000 […]

WikiLeaks: Power and the Network

The underlying story in all this is not the content but the form—the form of the vehicle that brings the revelations in this mass (apparently) uninterpreted form, and the claims that are being made of it, writes Alison Caddick