Tag Archives: Espionage Act

Hawkins: Assange Case Is A Political Show Trial

By Howie Hawkins

Sweden decided this week to drop the investigation into sexual assault allegations against Julian Assange for insufficient evidence. It was the third time Sweden has ended its investigation. That Sweden is ending the investigation now when they are not needed to keep Assange detained in the UK is more indication that the Assange case has been a political show trial all along.… Read more ...

Nader comments: Wikimania and the First Amendment

Posted at votenader.org

In The Public Interest
Wikimania and the First Amendment

By Ralph Nader 12/20/2010

Thomas Blanton, the esteemed director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University described Washington’s hyper-reaction to Wikileaks’ transmission of information to some major media in various countries as “Wikimania.”

In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Blanton urged the Justice Department to cool it.… Read more ...