The media’s indifference to Assange’s trial hints at the fact that it is actually doing very little of the sort of journalism that threatens corporate and state interests and that challenges real power… Read More The US Is Using the Guardian to Justify Jailing Assange for Life. Why Is the Paper So Silent?
Leaks about money laundering, a resurgent Pandemic, China risks, exposure to Turkey’s financial crisis, all in a negative-interest-rate environment that is toxic for banks… Read More Hit from All Sides, European Bank Stocks Swoon to 1988 Low
The prosecution’s argument has shifted from “We can extradite and imprison Assange because he isn’t a journalist” to “We can extradite and imprison Assange because we’re allowed to extradite and imprison journalists.” Most journalists seem perfectly happy with that… Read More News Media Who Ignore The Assange Trial Are Admitting They Don’t Care About Journalism
American prosecutors want to know the judge’s sources before cooperating in an investigation into whether UC Global gave intelligence services sensitive material on the cyber-activist… Read More US Hinders Spanish Probe Into Alleged CIA Ties to Security Firm That Spied on Assange
The position the U.S. is taking is that they have jurisdiction all over the world and can pursue criminal charges against any journalist anywhere on the planet, whether they’re a U.S. citizen or not.… Read More U.S. War On Journalism – Assange Fights Extradition In British Show Trial
Intimidation, surveillance and conspiracy theories: inside the FT’s five-year investigation of a billion-dollar fraud … Read More Wirecard and Me: Dan McCrum on Exposing a Criminal Enterprise
“I think in a few years time, we will be heading toward some sort of digital currency.”… Read More Bank Of England Governor Signals Central Bank Digital Currency Is Coming
UK citizens appear to have come to accept that we live in a country with a Banana Republic system of capitalism… Read More Banana Republic Corruption
“Her Majesty’s government has unequivocally recognised Guaidó as president of Venezuela. It necessarily follows that Her Majesty’s government no longer recognises Maduro as president of Venezuela…”… Read More British Court Refuses To Release Venezuelan Gold To Maduro
Julian called Yanis Varoufakis at 14.22 London time. He wanted to know what’s going on outside the walls of Belmarsh High Security Prison… Read More Julian Assange Just Called Yanis Varoufakis. To Talk About the Pandemic’s Effect on Capitalism & Politics!
“Consideration may need to be given” to free money from taxpayers “to meet solvency or liquidity requirements,” but only “at the extreme end,” whatever that means.… Read More Tsunami of “Unsustainable” Business Loans to Hit Banks, City of London Grandees Warn