John Pilger: The Supreme Court Refusal to Hear Julian Assange’s Appeal

Free Assange

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Dandelion Salad

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.”

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Biden Squawks Amid Headless Chickens, by Finian Cunningham + PSL Statement on Russia’s Military Intervention in Ukraine

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by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Ireland
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation, Feb. 24, 2022
February 25, 2022

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.

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War in Europe and the Rise of Raw Propaganda, by John Pilger + John Pilger: An Enemy is Essential for US and Its Vassals

22-02-05 No War with Russia Code Pink

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Dandelion Salad

by John Pilger
John Pilger, Feb. 17, 2022
February 18, 2022

Marshall McLuhan’s prophecy that “the successor to politics will be propaganda” has happened. Raw propaganda is now the rule in Western democracies, especially the US and Britain.

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We’re Not Talking Billions Here —We Are Talking Trillions, by Pete Dolack

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by Pete Dolack
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Systemic Disorder, Feb. 15, 2022
February 16, 2022

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.

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Chris Hedges: Julian Assange Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jan 31, 2022

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.

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How Nonviolent Action Is Protecting the Earth, by Rivera Sun

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by Rivera Sun
Writer, Dandelion Salad
January 30, 2022

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.

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Chris Hedges and John Pilger: Julian Assange Can Appeal To The UK Supreme Court

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges and John Pilger

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.

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Stella Morris: Make No Mistake, We Won Today In Court + Julian Assange Can Appeal Extradition

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Dandelion Salad

RT UK on Jan 24, 2022

Julian Assange’s fiance Stella Morris speaks after the High Court grant the whistleblower the right to appeal US extradition.

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Chris Hedges and John Shipton: Slow-motion Execution of Julian Assange

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Dec 25, 2021

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the torture of Julian Assange with his father, John Shipton.

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Christmas 1914: When Rank and File Imposed Truce During Imperialist War, by Henry Hagins + John McCutcheon: Christmas in the Trenches + Balls To War

Christmas 1914: When Rank and File Imposed Truce During Imperialist War by Henry Hagins + Balls To War

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by Henry Hagins
Workers World, Dec. 16, 2014
Originally published Dec. 24, 2015
December 23, 2021

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.

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Chris Hedges and Nils Melzer: The Trial of Julian Assange: A Story of Persecution

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Dec 17, 2021

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses The Trial of Julian Assange, a new book by Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

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The Judicial Kidnapping of Julian Assange, by John Pilger

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Dandelion Salad

by John Pilger
John Pilger, Dec. 14, 2021
December 15, 2021

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

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Chris Hedges: Julian Assange Could Soon Be Extradited To The United States

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Dandelion Salad

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.

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Justice For Julian Assange Is Justice For All by John Pilger + Nils Melzer: If Julian Assange Dies, He Would Have Been Tortured To Death!

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Dandelion Salad

by John Pilger
John Pilger, Nov. 1, 2021
November 3, 2021

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.

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Biden Hasn’t Got a Prayer, by Finian Cunningham

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by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Ireland
Crossposted from Sputnik, Oct. 28, 2021
October 31, 2021

US President Joe Biden is escaping to Europe this weekend leaving behind a domestic scene of political disorder and despair.

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