Clickbait satire: “Hillary’s empathy for those less fortunate is DISGUSTING”

It is quite clearly one of the most bizarre election cycles ever seen. While it might be tempting to tack the phrase, “In living memory”, on to that last sentence, I find that I don’t need to. In short … Trump : Misogyny, racism, xenophobia, bankruptcy, corruption, rape of a 13 year old, sexual predator … Read more

WikiLeaks: the emperor wears no clothes – Pledge to Fight for freedom

John Pilger, the famous war correspondent, film-maker and author, who has also twice won British journalism’s highest award, that of Journalist of the Year, has published a pledge in today’s UK Guardian. He starts off with … Since Sunday, 28 November, WikiLeaks and five major newspapers from around the world (the Guardian, the New York … Read more

What if … we had Wikileaks back in 2000? – Michael Moore

Michael Moore has posted $20,000 of his own money to bail Julian Assange and has offered all his IT facilities to keep Wikileaks rolling … why? He makes a very good case with points such as these … We were taken to war in Iraq on a lie. Hundreds of thousands are now dead. Just … Read more

An Interview with Julian Assang’s lawyer

Jack of Kent, the famous legal blogger, had a brief (informal) telephone interview with his friend and fellow libel reform campaigner Mark Stephens as he was in a cab going to Wandsworth Prison to see his client Julian Assange,  then blogged about it all. It makes fasinating reading … here are some extracts … Mark … Read more

The latest on the Wikileaks war

Regardless of how you feel, not only is all this a complete wet dream for all the newspapers, but also something fundamental has been changed within the political landscape, stuffing the genie back into the bottle is simply not an option … so where are we today? Attacks and counter strikes MasterCard stopped payments to … Read more

Christopher Hitchens – On Wikileaks

Yesterday Christopher Hitchens wrote about WikiLeaks and all that has happened in Slate … here are a few snippits from it … The WikiLeaks founder is an unscrupulous megalomaniac with a political agenda. … The cunning of Julian Assange’s strategy is that he has made everyone complicit in his own private decision to try to … Read more