Exclusive: Julian Assange of WikiLeaks and Philosopher Slavoj Žižek in Conversation With Amy Goodman

8 July 2011

Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!: “In one of his first public events since being held under house arrest, WikiLeaks Editor-In-Chief Julian Assange appeared in London Saturday for a conversation with Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek, moderated by Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman. They discussed the impact of WikiLeaks on world politics, the release of the Iraq and Afghanistan war logs, and Cablegate – the largest trove of classified U.S. government records in history.”

5 Videos: Black Agenda Video Update — Eyewitness Libya, Confronting the Black Caucus on Libya

8 July 2011 — Black Agenda Report – News, commentary and analysis from the black left

We usually send weekly updates on Wednesday. But events are moving quickly and the tide of corporate media disinformation is rising. The illegal and unjust war in Libya, along with similar adventures in Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen and Pakistan grind on. A handful of US citizens, among them former GA congresswoman Cynthia McKinney have gone to Libya and returned to bear witness. Their message is important.

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Ibrahim Hewitt: Israel’s fifth columnists silence Sheikh Raed Salah

7 July 2011 — Middle East Monitor

Thousands of words have been written about the scandalous arrest of Sheikh Raed Salah by the British government in what is being seen as an attempt to silence him at the insistence of the pro-Israel Lobby. Supporters of the Sheikh from all sides of the political and religious divide in Palestine and beyond have stepped forward to condemn Britain’s action; Home Secretary Theresa May should hang her head in shame that she has been prepared to sacrifice goodwill for Britain across the Middle East to please the right-wing media and lobbyists for Israel.

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Bradley Manning Newslinks 8 July 2011: Conversations with Bradley Manning

8 July 2011 — williambowles.info

Bradley Manning Chats About His Political Ambitions and His Boyfriend
Gawker
Adrian Chen —Months before he was accused of leaking thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, Bradley Manning had a series of instant message conversations with transgendered videoblogger Zinnia Jones. In newly-published logs of their …
http://gawker.com/5819102/bradley-manning-chats-about-his-political-ambitions-and-his-boyfriend

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‘If NATO loses in Libya, the consequences will be enormous’ – lawyer

7 July 2011 — RT

NATO has denied a top Libyan official’s claims that they are intentionally using their airstrikes to assist rebel advances. Meanwhile, international lawyer Franklin Lamb claims that if NATO loses in Libya, it will face enormous financial consequences.

­Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim told the Associated Press on Thursday that NATO has intensified bombing during the last days is the ‘final phase’ of NATO’s air campaign.

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‘If NATO loses in Libya, the consequences will be enormous’ – lawyer

7 July 2011 — RT

NATO has denied a top Libyan official’s claims that they are intentionally using their airstrikes to assist rebel advances. Meanwhile, international lawyer Franklin Lamb claims that if NATO loses in Libya, it will face enormous financial consequences.

­Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim told the Associated Press on Thursday that NATO has intensified bombing during the last days is the ‘final phase’ of NATO’s air campaign.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 8 July 2011

8 July 2011 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks’s Partner Says Visa, MasterCard Lift Payment Block
Bloomberg
By Aoife White and Donal Griffin – Thu Jul 07 22:35:05 GMT 2011 WikiLeaks’s payment provider, DataCell, said it’s again able to accept credit-card payments seven months after Visa Europe Ltd. and MasterCard Inc. (MA) blocked donations to the website. …
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-07-07/wikileaks-s-partner-says-visa-mastercard-lift-payment-block-1-.html

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 8, 2011

8 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Enlists More Member States For Lengthening Libyan War
  • Libyan War: The Rising Voice Of Reason
  • How Many Wars Are Too Many?
  • An African Solution
  • Germany’s Tank Deal With Saudi Arabia Violates Final Taboo
  • Senegal: Western Client Regime Deploys Army Against Protesters
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization Opposes U.S. Missile Shield Plans
  • Pakistan: 40th U.S. Drone Strike Of The Year Kills At Least Six

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Video: Operation Libya: Insurrection and Military Intervention by grtv

8 July 2011 — grtv

“Operation Libya: Insurrection and Military Intervention” with Michel Chossudovsky. US/NATO attempted coup d’etat in Libya; military attack part of the long war; weaponry; media disinformation; who are the rebels; real objective of the attack; oil; state of the economy in Libya; Egyptian and Libyan situations contrasted; Egyptian opposition leadership co-opted by foreign interests; the purpose of regime replacement.

Encore presentation from March 2011.

Interviews from Libya: What is Happening on the Ground From Global Research’s Special Correspondent By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

8 July 2011 — Global Research – Flashpoints

July 5, 2011

Today on Flashpoints, we return to the escalating war in Libya following a fresh bombing campaign on the capital of Tripoli this weekend. We then return to our coverage of the Freedom Flotilla 2 whose vessels have been seized and confined to dock by the Greek government. Finally, we look at the legal campaign to hold Haiti’s “Baby Doc Duvalier” accountable for thefts and crimes he committed against the Haitian people.

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Breaking News. MEDIA LIES FROM LIBYA. REALITIES TURNED UPSIDE DOWN By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

8 July 2011 — Global ResearchCorbett Report

Global Research report from Tripoli

Important Interview with Global Research Correspondent to Tripoli Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

http://www.corbettreport.com/interview-352-mahdi-darius-nazemroaya/

Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya is a Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG).

Global Research Articles by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 8, 2011

8 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Enlists More Member States For Lengthening Libyan War
  • How Many Wars Are Too Many?
  • An African Solution
  • Germany’s Tank Deal With Saudi Arabia Violates Final Taboo
  • Senegal: Western Client Regime Deploys Army Against Protesters
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization Opposes U.S. Missile Shield Plans
  • Pakistan: 40th U.S. Drone Strike Of The Year Kills At Least Six

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