Posts Tagged ‘Wikileaks’

…Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants…”
                                                                               -Louis D. Brandeis

On July 5th, Amy Goodman sat down in London with Wikileaks Editor Julian Assange & Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek for a riveting must-see discussion about the impact of WikiLeaks.  After watching the discussion it’s clear how profoundly superficial the usual media coverage has been.

“From being inside the center of the storm, I’ve learned not just about the structure of government, not just about how power flows in many countries around the world that we’ve dealt with, but rather how history is shaped and distorted by the media,” Assange said.

Here is a link to the full video & transcript.

So important to watch this and make up your own mind!

You might also read Glenn Greenwald’s The War on WikiLeaks and why it matters and his most recent post about the unredacted cable dump Facts and Myths in the WikiLeaks/Guardian Saga.


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Today, Democracy Now! live steamed Amy Goodman moderating a forum from London with WikiLeaks Editor-In-Chief Julian Assange and Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek. It was incredible and important. I hope they will post the video so that more people can see it. The important takeaways in the words of  Žižek: “you can no longer deny that you know” and the conversation and free exchange of information between all people from Assange. I will post a link here if/when it’s available online.

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