Tag: wikileaks

Cyber-Terrorism: How the US and Israel Attacked Iran—and Failed

Maximilian C. Forte , June 26th, 2019


Sabotaging another nation’s power grids, or blowing up industrial plants, are actual acts of war under international law. The term “cyber-terrorism” as used in the title, almost softens…


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WikiLeaks and Julian Assange: The Duty to Expose War Crimes

Maximilian C. Forte , April 30th, 2019


On Thursday, April 25, 2019, I had the honour of participating in two separate radio interviews concerning the case of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. The first was with…


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The WikiLeaks Case: Democracy Dies in Empire

Maximilian C. Forte , April 14th, 2019


In the avalanche of news reports that have washed over the globe since the abduction of Julian Assange, this conversation struck me as containing numerous points of importance….


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Julian Assange, Political Prisoner: A Dark Day for Citizenship

Maximilian C. Forte , April 12th, 2019


After a day of following RT’s live coverage of the outrageous arrest of Julian Assange, abducted from the Embassy of Ecuador in London by British police agents, and…


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CARICOM Confronts the Big House: Trump Attempts to Split the Caribbean over Venezuela

Maximilian C. Forte , March 25th, 2019


It’s a simple matter, even if one might lose oneself in the various details, names, places, and dates. The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), mostly made up…


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Donald Trump, Empire, and Globalization: A Reassessment

Maximilian C. Forte , May 8th, 2017


“Hey, I’m a nationalist and a globalist,” Donald Trump recently declared, “I’m both”. The only way in which the two (seemingly contradictory) positions can be reconciled is by…


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The hybrid media space of nerd politics

John Postill , January 25th, 2017


Invited paper to the ECPR joint sessions workshop on Digital Media and the Spatial Transformation of Public Contention, Nottingham, UK, 27-30 April 2017. Abstract The rise of WikiLeaks,…


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The Dying Days of Liberalism

Maximilian C. Forte , January 19th, 2017


How Orthodoxy, Professionalism, and Unresponsive Politics Finally Doomed a 19th-century Project What a sight to behold. These are the dying days, counting down soon to the final hours,…


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2016: The Ending of the Year of Beginnings

Maximilian C. Forte , January 1st, 2017


Probably the most memorable year in decades, 2016 was a non-stop accumulation of turning points and landmark events. In broad terms, we began to witness the demise of…


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101 Things We Learned from WikiLeaks’ Podesta Emails

Maximilian C. Forte , November 8th, 2016


US voters have been given a rare, even unprecedented opportunity to look at the machinery inside an electoral campaign and a foundation, as presented by the insiders themselves….


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Empire’s “Mimic Men”

Maximilian Forte , October 24th, 2015


Imperialism by Invitation or Imitation? US efforts in remaking the international system according to an image reflecting the US are not usually in complete vain since the track…


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(New Book) Force Multipliers: The Instrumentalities of Imperialism

Maximilian Forte , October 12th, 2015


From ALERT PRESS: Click here to order a printed copy, or, Click here for the free e-book (pdf) Friends and allies, partners and protégés, extensions and proxies—the vocabulary…


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23. Freedom technologists bibliography

John Postill , September 7th, 2015


Freedom Technologists: Digital Activism and Political Change in the 21st Century (working title), Chapter 2, Freedom Technologists Annotated bibliography (see Doc version here) In this working biblio…


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21. Review of Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous

John Postill , June 12th, 2015


Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous. Gabriella Coleman. Brooklyn, NY: Verso Books, 2014. 464 pp. John Postill RMIT University Melbourne, 12 June 2015 forthcoming, Americ…


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