Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Julian Assange Show: Noam Chomsky & Tariq Ali

I know a lot of people dislike Julian Assange, and much of the press, in particular, are having a field day with the sexual assault allegations. When it comes to the stuff in Sweden, both parties agree that it was … Continue reading

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Assange and those jolly chaps from the CIA

Last night, Julian Assange gave his first interview since seeking political asylum in the Ecuadorean embassy in London on Tuesday (the interview was with ABC Radio in Australia and it follows at the end of this post). Assange said a … Continue reading

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The Fourth Estate

“Don’t get assassinated!” were Julian Assange’s parting words to President Rafael Correa of Ecuador, as they wrapped up an interview last month on Assange’s show, The World Tomorrow (see here). Assange is now in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, seeking … Continue reading

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The strange case of Julian Assange

Last night it was announced that Julian Assange was in Ecuador’s London embassy seeking asylum. Assange knows more about what goes on behind the scenes than many other people, and it may have been some information he’s received that led … Continue reading

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The fog of war

Last Tuesday the UN issued a report stating that children in Syria were being tortured in detention and slaughtered in massacres, and this was being done almost entirely by members of the Syrian army (you can find the report here … Continue reading

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Mubarak and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

It was interesting to see Hosni Mubarak being given a life sentence yesterday (see here). Last year I made a lot of posts about the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East. This year I haven’t made many posts … Continue reading

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