Book Review: A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

24 April 2019 — True Publica

Book Review: A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil by Candice Delmas
Via LSE review of books: In A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil, Candice Delmas aims to foster understanding of resistance to injustice as a capacious concept that can include the possibility of lawful dissent, principled disobedience and revolution. This is a provocative and rewarding contribution to the literature, writes Suzanne Smith, that is particularly valuable for its attention to the question of the situational conditions of obligatory, potentially uncivil resistance. 

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The Deep State vs. WikiLeaks By Pepe Escobar

19 April 2019 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The non-stop demonization of Julian Assange will proceed unabated, faithful to guidelines established over a decade ago, Pepe Escobar writes.

The Made by FBI indictment of Julian Assange does look like a dead man walking. No evidence. No documents. No surefire testimony. Just a crossfire of conditionals.

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Julian Assange Exposed the Crimes of Powerful Actors, Including Israel A Review By Alison Weir

24 April 2019 — Global Research – If Americans Knew

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is incarcerated in a UK prison that has been called “Britain’s Guantanamo.” His crime was exposing actions the US government, the media, the Democratic–Clinton machine, Israel, and others wanted kept hidden, including war crimes and torture.


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Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange On Lockdown: Dennis Bernstein Interviews John Pilger (Part 1) by Dennis Bernstein

22 April 2019 — Covert Action

Julian Assange (left) and Chelsea Manning (right) in custody after leaking (Manning) and publishing (Assange) atrocities of the U.S. government

In the USA of 2019, truth itself has become a radical act, and to be motivated by belief, instead of profit and corporate power, is to say the least, rare. Chelsea Elizabeth Manning is indeed one of those rare examples of a 21st century truth teller who has been jailed once again – having already served seven years in Leavenworth, two years in solitary – for standing up for what she believes. That Manning, who transitioned into womanhood behind bars, was taken into custody and locked down again on International Women’s Day, is almost overwhelming.

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Wiki-Gate: Julian Assange Was Framed by the People Who Supported Him By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

22 April 2019 — Global Research

Julian Assange’s arrest (after almost seven years in the Ecuadorian Embassy) constitutes a hideous and illegal act. He is imprisoned in Britain’s Belmarsh maximum security prison, pending his extradition to the United States.

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Police arrest over 1,000 climate change protesters in London By Robert Stevens

23 April 2019 — WSWS

More than 1,000 people have been arrested in London over the last seven days of climate change protests organised by the Extinction Rebellion (XR) group.

Protesters continued to peacefully occupy public spaces in the capital, including Parliament Square, Piccadilly Circus, Waterloo Bridge, Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, despite mounting and provocative police arrests. On Saturday, 200 extra police from neighbouring forces were demanded by the Metropolitan Police to deal with the protesters. Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick declared, “Every day we have had over 1,000 officers—and now over 1,500 officers.”

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US court orders Chelsea Manning to remain in prison By Niles Niemuth

23 April 2019 — WSWS

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning remains in jail after a federal appeals court Monday rejected her request to be released on bail and upheld a contempt order against her for refusing to testify before a grand jury impaneled to bring fabricated charges against the media organization WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange.

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Julian Assange Newslinks 22 April 2019

22 April 2019 22:23 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting

Video: George Galloway on Julian Assange: “Brits Know Something’s Wrong Here”

Disdain and Dignity: An Old (Anti-imperialist) Story

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Julian Assange Newslinks 21 April 2019

21 April 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting

Assange arrest shows Moreno ‘CIA asset,’ turning country into ‘vassal’ state – Ecuador’s former FM

Sell Out: How Corruption, Voter Fraud and a Neoliberal Turn Led Ecuador’s President Moreno to Give Up Assange

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