In this statement issued on the eve of 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Julian Assange defends WikiLeaks’ publication of the DNC Leaks and the Clinton political campaign and Foundation email leaks (Podesta Emails). “The right to receive and impart true information is the guiding principle of WikiLeaks,” says Assange.
Read Canadian academics’ letter to the Parliament of Wallonia and the people of Belgium. The academics express their support for Wallonia’s continuing historic rejection of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or CETA.
A Canadian woman’s #NotOkay call on women to share their sexual assault stories on Twitter has partly fueled U.S. Republican leaders’ unfolding rebellion against their party’s nominee for president.
The growing militarization of law enforcement agencies, fueled by the “use of force” industry, has anti-police violence groups protesting and arguing that governments should prioritize human needs over militarization and violence.
Yahoo secretly scanned all of its customer’s incoming emails in response to directives from the NSA and FBI. “This is a clear sign that people can trust neither their government nor their service providers to respect their privacy.”
At least 1281 archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, students and museum directors from the US, Canada and other countries recently signed a letter condemning the destruction of Standing Rock Sioux burial grounds and sacred sites by the Dakota Access Pipeline company.
Canadian rock legend Neil Young just unleashed “Indian Givers”, a new protest song honoring the ongoing Standing Rock Sioux Tribe-led protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The ongoing #NoDAPL protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline, led by the Standing Rock Tribe, is a new chapter in the “long history of Native American opposition to colonialism and resource extraction on their lands.”