Today's Water Cooler: WikiLeaks leaks TISA, Sanders/Trump debate, Clinton email hairball, political risk, Black death, how the internet works
The 18th round of negotiations on a secret deal to limit public oversight over the services economy starts today at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, and negotiators will have a new item on their agenda: how to deal withShow More Summary
Assange’s lawyer Per Samuelson said that the defense team of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to appeal the decision of a Swedish district court that Assange must remain detained in absentia to prevent him from fleeing after he was accused of rape.
A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Assange, 44, is wanted by Swedish authorities for questioning over allegations, which he denies, that he committed rape in 2010. "The district...Show More Summary
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
WikiLeaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning filed her long-awaited appeal to a 35-year jail sentence last week, and her case brings up an important question for journalists: When will courts finally rule the Espionage Act unconstitutional...Show More Summary
“Worse, Clinton’s “boarding school” socialization and structure idea sounds more like assimilation than education. Shocking and scarily reminiscent of other U.S. ventures in segregating classes of “other” people. Native Americans were...Show More Summary
It's been almost three years since Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in jail for leaking a bunch of State Department cables to Wikileaks in what she claims was an act of whistleblowing (though, obviously, some disagree). As we...Show More Summary
If you’re not from England, where Julian Assange has spent five years in London’s Ecuadorian embassy, you might not be aware that in October 2012 Lady Gaga became one of a long line of celebrities to visit the WikiLeaks founder and de facto political prisoner there. Assange cannot leave the ... More »
Imprisoned national security leaker Chelsea Manning is asking a military appeals court to reverse her conviction for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, or reduce her 35-year sentence to 10 years.
A US Army whistleblower who gave thousands of classified US documents to WikiLeaks, has appealed her “grossly unfair” 35-year prison sentence.
Chelsea Manning, the U.S. soldier imprisoned for handing over classified files to pro-transparency site WikiLeaks, has appealed to an Army court to overturn her court-martial conviction, a court filing released on Thursday said. Lawyers for Manning, 28, filed the motion before the U.S. Army Court...
Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitrass (Citizenfour) new doc Risk provides an in-depth look at the plight of exiled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
After being sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking a trove of some 700,000 government documents to Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning is appealing her conviction and calling the sentence "grossly unfair and unprecedented."
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appears at the window before speaking on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, Feb. 5. (Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP) Journalist, hacker and WikiLeaks representative Jacob Applebaum said WikiLeaks...Show More Summary
Cannes 2016: Cristian Mungiu's 'Graduation,' Laura Poitras' 'Risk' arrive May 19, 2016, 4:49 a.m. Amid the usual excitement and unusually heightened security, the 69th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with the world premiere of Woody Allen's "Café Society," starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen...
New administrations can mean a change in fortunes for controversial figures. But a Hillary Clinton presidency will not improve the status of Julian Assange, say those aligned with the Wikileaks founder, who remains holed up in Ecuador's London embassy pending a Swedish extradition request. In fact,...
International financial whistleblower Stephanie Gibaud claims that the WikiLeaks revelation of previous clandestine communications between interim Brazilian President Michel Temer and the US government exposed their previously secret prior relationship.
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It was way back in 2010 when the second-generation Renault Megane RS first launched. Think Winter Olympics in Canada, FIFA World Cup in South Africa and WikiLeaks. Since then, though, through 250, 265 and 275 iterations, the Renault Sport model has wholeheartedly led the performance hot-hatch charge. With the looming arrival of its replacement, however, […]