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The Just World Fallacy: Why People Bash Assange And Defend Power

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com I write a lot about how important it is for political dissidents to research and understand cognitive biases, the large number of well-documented logical glitches in the way human brains process information. I do this because the science of … Continue reading

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Information is power, Julian Assange and the public’s right to know

By Carla Binion Source: Intrepid Report I’ve been writing political commentary for decades. Starting in the late 80s and through around the time of George W. Bush’s Iraq War and for a few years beyond I wrote many articles that … Continue reading

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Propaganda Is The Root Of All Our Problems

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com A new article by Forbes reports that the CEO of Crowdstrike, the extremely shady cybersecurity corporation which was foundational in the construction of the official CIA/CNN Russian hacking narrative, is now a billionaire. George Kurtz ascended to the … Continue reading

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When the Journalists Ganged Up on Assange They Ganged Up on Themselves

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org Journalists did not appreciate the implications for themselves of the contrived and false indictment of Julian Assange by a corrupt US government.  It was obvious to a few of us that the indictment by … Continue reading

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Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange

By Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Source: Medium I know, you may think I am deluded. How could life in an Embassy with a cat and a skateboard ever amount to torture? That’s exactly what I thought, too, … Continue reading

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The Trust Project: Big Media and Silicon Valley’s Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

Given the Trust Project’s rich-get-richer impact on the online news landscape, it is not surprising to find that it is funded by a confluence of tech oligarchs and powerful forces with a clear stake in controlling the flow of news. … Continue reading

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Australian police chief links media raids to US-led “Five Eyes” spy network

By Mike Head Source: WSWS.org The Australian Federal Police (AFP) called a news conference on Thursday to justify its raids targeting journalists at two media organisations this week. Police spent seven hours ransacking a News Corp political reporter’s home in … Continue reading

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More Police Raids As War On Journalism Escalates Worldwide

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com The Australian Federal Police have conducted two raids on journalists and seized documents in purportedly unrelated incidents in the span of just two days. Yesterday the AFP raided the home of News Corp Australia journalist Annika Smethurst, … Continue reading

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