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‘Hammond, Manning, Assange and Obama’s Sledgehammer Against Dissent’ | Amy Goodman, soundcloud.com

With the trial of Bradley Manning set for next week and the recent guilty plea of cyberactivist Jeremy Hammond, listen to Amy Goodman’s latest podcast where she discusses their shared connection to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and how their cases are part of a wider crackdown on dissent. One cyberactivist’s federal case wrapped up this week, and another’s is set ...

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Amy Goodman: Obama’s New Year’s Resolution: Protect the Status Quo | Truthdig

By Amy Goodman Amidst the White House and congressional theatrics surrounding the so-called fiscal-cliff negotiations, a number of bills were signed into law by President Barack Obama that renew some of the worst excesses of the Bush years. Largely ignored by the media, these laws further entrench odious policies like indefinite detention, warrantless wiretapping and the continued operation of the ...

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WikiLeaks in Latin America: Online Whistleblower’s Wide Impact in Region Where Assange Seeks Asylum | DemocracyNow!

If Julian Assange is granted asylum in Ecuador, he will become a resident of Latin America, where the trove of classified U.S. State Department cables he strategically disseminated through WikiLeaks has generated hundreds of headlines, from Mexico to Chile. A year after thousands of cables on Latin America were first released, the revelations have had different results — in two ...

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Amy Goodman: WikiLeaks, War Crimes and the Pinochet Principle | Truthdig

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s protracted effort to fight extradition to Sweden suffered a body blow this week. Britain’s Supreme Court upheld the arrest warrant, issued in December 2010. After the court announced its split 5-2 decision, the justices surprised many legal observers by granting Assange’s lawyers an opportunity to challenge their decision—the first such reconsideration since the high-profile British extradition ...

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