by John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus edited by O Society May 5, 2019 My first trip to Washington, DC to do something other than protest on the streets was to interview for a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, which brings young people to the nation’s capital to work on arms control and disarmament. It … Continue reading A Farewell to Arms Control
by Nathan Robinson Current Affairs edited by O Society April 19, 2019 Today I gave a talk to Alabama college students on the subject of “freedom.” They were a delightful group with excellent questions and I really enjoyed hanging out with them. Below is the prepared text of this speech: I am asked to talk … Continue reading What is Freedom?
Over and over I see people asking the question of what a journalist is, then attempting to define it for us. Don't do it. Please. Haven't we learned anything? by O Society April 15, 2019 Over and over the case is made: either Julian Assange is a journalist or else he's an "activist" or an … Continue reading What is a Journalist?
The arrest Thursday of Julian Assange eviscerates all pretense of the rule of law and the rights of a free press. The illegalities, embraced by the Ecuadorian, British and U.S. governments, in the seizure of Assange are ominous. They presage a world where the internal workings, abuses, corruption, lies and crimes, especially war crimes, carried … Continue reading The Martyrdom of Julian Assange
edited by O Society April 11, 2019 Julian Assange Dragged Out of Ecuadorian Embassy and Arrested by British Police https://youtu.be/stTMt1tLT4g UK Government official take: "We can confirm that Julian Assange was arrested in relation to a provisional extradition request from the United States of America." “He is accused in the United States of America of … Continue reading Julian Assange Dragged Out of Ecuadorian Embassy and Arrested by British Police
by Lawrence Wittner Znet edited by O Society April 10, 2019 In recent weeks, Donald Trump and other Republicans began too paint opponents with the “socialist” brush, contending the adoption of "socialist" policies will transform the United States into a land of dictatorship and poverty. “Democrat lawmakers are now embracing socialism,” Trump warned the annual … Continue reading What Socialism is and is not
https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/1113919962995884033 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to be expelled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London within ‘hours to days’ on Friday morning, April 5, according to a WikiLeaks high-level source. https://youtu.be/BlqmKcPS0I8 Ruptly is live from the Embassy of Ecuador in London, where Julian Assange is set to be expelled by the government of Lenin … Continue reading LIVE: Julian Assange to be expelled within ‘hours to days’ from Ecuadorian Embassy in London – WikiLeaks