Tag: wikileaks

  • Assange: Hypocritical Asylum?

    Assange: Hypocritical Asylum?

    For the past two years, the media has been capturing the debate of whether Australian ex-hacker Julian Assange, currently in the UK, should be extradited to Sweden, where he faces rape charges. This debate notwithstanding, the events of past few weeks shed a new light on Assange’s plight: the man who has relentlessly stood by…

  • Hoover’s Dress: Reading the Stratfor Files

    Hoover’s Dress: Reading the Stratfor Files

    On February 27, the counter-cultural zeitgeist Wikileaks began releasing its 200 gigabytes of classified materials from the private U.S.-based security intelligence agency ‘Stratfor’. These internal documents, leaked by Anonymous, are slowly being digested, but the anaemic public is impatiently telling media outlets to synthesise, synthesise, synthesise.