International media are reporting that WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief may imminently be handed by Ecuador to UK authorities. (Ref: https://disobedientmedia.com/2018/07/… over-of-julian-assange-to-the-uk-may-be-imminent/) If such an event occurs, it presents an immediate threat to Assange’s human rights, asylum rights, liberty and to press freedoms. It would also be in
(ANTIMEDIA) — Recent economic developments are seeing the power of the petrodollar chipped away piece by piece, and the result is the inevitable decline of America’s hegemony. Recently, Venezuela launched the world’s first state-backed cryptocurrency, known as the petro. According to TIME Magazine and its sources, however, the petro is “in fact
(ANTIMEDIA) — While the nation remained fixated on gun control and Facebook’s violative practices last week, the U.S. government quietly codified the CLOUD Act, its own intrusive policies on citizens’ data. While the massive, $1.2 trillion omnibus spending bill passed Friday received widespread media attention, the CLOUD
64,000 people died of drug overdose in the year 2016—80% due to opioid drugs. Government officials say that the crisis is finally getting Washington’s attention, as the Wall Street Journal reported in March, 2018, but solutions continue to revolve around higher budgets for drug addiction facilities.
Group That Opposes Sex Work Gave Money to Prosecutors’ Offices — and Got Stings Against Johns in Return
In a sting operation two years ago, Seattle-area police infiltrated a group of men who patronized Korean-born sex workers and wrote about them for a website called The Review Board. The undercover cops recorded the group’s gatherings at local restaurants, during which the men discussed the