“The whole universe or the structure that perceives it is a worthy opponent, but try as I may I can not escape the sound of suffering. Perhaps as an old man I will take great comfort in pottering around in a lab and gently talking to students in the summer evening and will accept suffering with insouciance. But not now; men in their prime, if they have convictions, are tasked to act on them.”
– Julian Assange, 2007 blog entry
Having looked into the Wikileaks a bit, one sees that Julian Assange is a new-age hero, and reaffirms that the American republic is dead.
New Yorker profile of Assange from earlier this year — must read.
Ron Paul’s reaction on the floor of the House — hear, hear him.
The great cache of pieces at The New York Times
Hackers of the World Unite in attacks on corporate and other sites in reaction to harassment of Assange
An overview of the American Empire’s lying machine
Upcoming data dump will focus on one of the big banks, perhaps the great zombie Bank of America:
â€śIt will give a true and representative insight into how banks behave at the executive level in a way that will stimulate investigations and reforms, I presume,â€ť Assange said in the November 2010 interview with Forbes. â€śFor this, thereâ€™s only one similar example. Itâ€™s like the Enron e-mails.”