The repeated attempts by Wikileaks to bring power to account over the last decade has been exemplary. So why is Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, facing the potential of extradition to the US – the worlds leading warmongering state whose crimes he has been instrumental in exposing? Daniel Margrain explains…
Charitable organisations have been integrated into the broader capitalist system. Their business models are effectively no different in principle to that adopted by the likes of Apple and Amazon. Daniel Margrain questions the notion that capitalists offer the solution to the problems of society.
Washington in general, and the CIA in particular, are going after Julian Assange for one reason: Because he reveals the truth about the crimes they commit. The rest of it is bullshit.
The recent negative response by the European Commission to the Italian governments rejection of the former’s budgetary constraints, is an attempt by them to prevent the implementation of a strategy of investment-led growth by a leading EU member state. It also serves as a timely reminder of the prevailing neoliberal paradigm that exists at the heart of the European project.
Implicit to the neoliberal view of the world, is the need to compartmentalize everything into easily understandable ideologically-driven concepts. But it is coming at a price. And it includes the erosion of our civil liberties.