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Fresh leaks show U.S. bullying in the TPP is intensifying
New TPP leaks show just how far the U.S. is willing to go to ram through their Internet Censorship Plan
Dec 9th, 2013
Reviews of The Fifth Estate, Muscle Shoals, Escape Plan, Wadjda and more
Benedict Cumberbatch intrigues in The Fifth Estate as the founder of WikiLeaks
Oct 17th, 2013
Ultimate irony: Julian Assange battles an unauthorized biography
Founder of Wikileaks initially agreed to work with ghostwriter, then backed out. And now he's mad they're publishing without his permission.
Sep 21st, 2011
Review of Page One: Inside the New York Times
Page One: Inside the New York Times is a new documentary that paints a portrait of the changing news-cape through the eyes of the New York Times media-desk. The film chronicles the day to day...
Jul 24th, 2011
Illegal aliens live first in U.S. then try to get status in Canada: Wikileaks
Vancouver one of the prime destinations after migrants cool their heels in the States, report says.
The Canadian Press
Apr 30th, 2011
Julian Assange: a modern martyr?
While it is not clear what exactly will happen to the grey wizard Julian Assange, it is clear that he has already changed the world. Journalist or not, it is safe to say that Assange is the most...
Dec 20th, 2010
Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, said on Friday that the strong attack led by the US at WikiLeaks is an example of the “privatisation of state censorship” and that this is a “serious problem”....
Dec 3rd, 2010
Americans, be vigilant. "Little Mosque" just the tip of the Canadian iceberg
It's no surprise that American government officials are a humourless lot, but it never occurred to me that their humourlessness would lead them to believe that the plot lines of Little...
Dec 1st, 2010
Wikileaks deconstructs the world as we've known it
Wikileaks released another report yesterday. It reveals a lot about who pulls the strings internationally, (who knew King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia was such a player?), and how they really talk...
Linda Solomon Wood
Nov 28th, 2010
Afghanistan WikiLeaks are wikilame
The release of more than 91,000 intelligence documents out of the U.S. Department of Defence has re-opened festering debates and controversies about the War in Afghanistan. WikiLeaks, a stateless “...
Jul 28th, 2010