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137: Why Assange Deserves a Medal, Not Prison

137: Why Assange Deserves a Medal, Not Prison

The arrest of Julian Assange by British authorities has captured the attention of the world. As the Wikileaks founder awaits extradition to the U.S. to face charges of conspiring to reveal secrets government officials don’t want the public to know. The implications for whistleblowers, the press and truth-tellers everywhere are considerable. Is Assange the boogeyman we’re being told he is or does he deserve recognition for creating transparency where there was none?   Links mentioned: Julian Assange’s charges are a direct assault on press freedom, experts warn by Ed Pilkington Ecuador inks $4.2 billion financing deal with IMF: Moreno by […]
April 23, 2019
24: What should we think of conspiracies?

24: What should we think of conspiracies?

When it comes to explaining the world around us, there always seems to be a good conspiracy theory. What are we to make of them? From the 9/11 attacks to Edward Snowden’s pulling back the curtain on the NSA, we want to know who is making the decisions and pulling the strings out of the public’s view. Of course, there’s also a downside to conspiracies that endlessly lead us down the rabbit hole while keeping us from more productive pursuits. Grab your tin foil hat and get ready to examine how we ought to approach conspiracies.
September 4, 2017