A Farewell to Arms Control

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

What is Freedom?

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?

The Martyrdom of Julian Assange

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

Julian Assange Dragged Out of Ecuadorian Embassy and Arrested by British Police

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

LIVE: Julian Assange to be expelled within ‘hours to days’ from Ecuadorian Embassy in London – WikiLeaks

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