with John Pilger
Consortium News on Mar 18, 2022
“The arguable point of law is that these fake, these phony assurances [with #Assange’s extradition] were put outside a court of law.”
There’s a whole lot of theatrical squawking and feathers in the surreal world of Western politicians.
U.S. President Joe Biden put on his best disdainful face to tell the American nation how unacceptable it was for Russia to recognize Ukraine’s breakaway republics.
Noting that there is always money to be thrown at the finance industry but little for social needs is by now about as startling as noting the Sun rose in the east this morning. But what is eye-opening is the truly gargantuan amounts of money handed out to benefit the wealthy.
In our efforts to build a culture of active nonviolence, Pace e Bene/Campaign Nonviolence has always urged people to practice nonviolence toward oneself, all others (including socially, culturally, economically and politically) and toward the Earth.
Originally on RT America on Jan 25, 2022
The Chris Hedges YouTube Channel on Jun 29, 2022
On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the implications of the latest British High Court of England and Wales ruling and its implications for Julian Assange’s case with the documentary filmmaker and journalist, John Pilger.
The “Christmas Truce of 1914” was a short-lived, unofficial lull in combat between two antagonistic rival forces, determined to exercise military, political and economic supremacy over each other in Europe and in the colonized world, to which these imperial powers lay arrogant false claim. One of the bloodiest episodes in human history, World War I was largely played out on the battle-scarred lands of France and Belgium, starting in August of 1914.
In the crudest, most political judgement in memory, two High Court judges in London have ordered the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States, where a trial in a kangaroo court awaits him, followed by a life lost in a barbaric prison system.
“Let us look at ourselves, if we have the courage, to see what is happening to us.” — Jean-Paul Sartre
with Chris Hedges
RT America on Dec 10, 2021
Wikileaks founder and journalist Julian Assange could soon be extradited to the United States for alleged crimes he committed publishing classified information. The UK’s High Court rejected a January decision refusing extradition of Assange after the US filed a request to have him sent stateside.
Following the final High Court hearing to decide whether or not Julian Assange is to be extradited to the United States — for the ‘crime’ of revealing a landscape of government crimes and lies — John Pilger looks back on the decade Assange has been fighting for his freedom, and the implications for independent journalists and the very notion of justice.