Tuesday, January 11, 2022: Call-in Day for Julian Assange — Rise Up Times

Please, mark it on your calendars and call in. Julian Assange is charged under the Espionage Act. He is not a spy. He is a journalist. He provided information of public interest to the whole world, not a foreign adversary.” Tuesday, January 11, 2022: Call-in Day for Julian Assange — Rise Up Times

Hedges: The Execution of Julian Assange — Rise Up Times

Chris Hedges on Julian Assange and the larger ramifications of his continued persecution. “If [Assange is] found guilty it will effectively criminalize the investigative work of all journalists and publishers, anywhere in the world and of any nationality, who possess classified documents to shine a light on the inner workings of power. This mortal assault…

Winona LaDuke: Line 3 opponents can savor this defeat — Rise Up Times

IMPORTANT TO READ “Uncertainty about Line 3 caused by Indigenous people and water protectors encouraged massive divestment from the tar sands by non-Canadian investors. Everybody from Shell Oil to the Koch brothers bailed out. Last month, my alma mater, Harvard University, began divestment of fossil fuels. Harvard wouldn’t even divest from South Africa, those stubborn…