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wikileaks: double blind

(Quick note: this Wikileaks timeline looks interesting.) Interview on 12/22: [Audio, no caption] Transcript is found here: Transcript of Cenk Uygur’s Exclusive Interview of Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange. He reiterates his point about being legitimate investigative journalists But I have … Continue reading

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wikileaks: nothing to see, move along now

What to do about a problem like Sweden Interesting analysis of Sweden’s approach to sex and the possible dynamic it may have played in the sort of charges brought against Assange, by an American sex worker: The Swedish Pimpocracy. In … Continue reading

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wikileaks: next items on the docket

Seems we have a new set of leaks to focus attention on. On the subject of recently published leaks (not from Wikileaks in this case), Glenn Greenwald notes the publication in the NY Times of planned military excursions into Pakistan, … Continue reading

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wikileaks: cry havoc, let slip the war of words

We have the wonderful Conyers, House Judiciary chairmain, pointing out that Wikileaks did not commit a crime. “As an initial matter, there is no doubt that WikiLeaks is very unpopular right now. Many feel that the WikiLeaks publication was offensive,” … Continue reading

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wikileaks: applying pressure

I should have connected the dots earlier. I’ve been trying to figure out why — aside from general asshattery, of course — subject Manning to seven months (and counting) of solitary confinement, particularly when it amounts to torture, and there … Continue reading

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wikileaks: shooting themselves in the foot

Increasingly, attention is turning to the whistle-blower who is accused of turning over the diplomatic cables to Wikileaks. Glenn Greenwald has a lengthy article documenting Manning’s current treatment in military detention: The inhumane conditions of Bradley Manning’s detention. While Manning … Continue reading

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wikileaks: ploughing on…

There’s quite a few articles out there now, partly because the narratives are starting to multiply. It’s not just Wikileaks anymore. There are several stories now — Assange, Manning, Anonymous; analysis and reactions to the Wikileaks narrative. But first, I … Continue reading

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wikileaks/rape charges: doesn’t have to be either/or

I touched on this in my last Wikileaks post, commenting on how and why I felt that the fervor to “get” Assange on rape charges was politically motivated rather than indicative of any sincere desire to take seriously the charges … Continue reading

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