Category Archives: GEEK

THE MEANING OF METADATA [Retention] – Scott Ludlam, Sam Castro & Jacob Grech talking global surveillance and the TPP

LADIES & GENTLEMEN, welcome to ‘Politics in the Pub’, where people can have a good old yarn about things we’re not supposed to know. It was a pleasure to serve in the interests of putting this one together. Scott, Sam, … Continue reading

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Senator Ludlam Raps Knuckles with Tony Abbott pre G20 Summit

The G20 Summit is happening and the leaders of the wealthiest nations on the planet are converging on Australia to come and learn directly at the feet of the master of fascist dystopian fuckwittery: Tony Abbott. Join the noble Australian Prime Minister as he lists his recent achievements and launches the opening of the G20 Summit in Australia, backed by a faithful and compliant mainstream media, represented by our favourite local correspondent Ken Oathcarn. Continue reading

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Palantir Technologies – The Philosopher’s Stoned

Palantir Technologies, is a premium Silicon Valley start-up, whose business it’s been to write clever software to track your digital footprints, and then JOIN THE DOTS to predict who you are, and where you might go next. Its directors are Peter Thiel, Mr Paypal-Facebook, and Alex Karp an “eccentric philosopher” who has turned their Palo Alto head-quarter into a replica of The Shire. If it sounds like a fairy story, it’s not. Palantir’s software has been labelled the KILLER APP. It was used to hunt down and murder Osama Bin Laden. Continue reading

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BRADLEY MANNING at the Sydney Gay Mardi Gras Festival

Rehearsals for the Bradley Manning Mardi Gras float went well today, despite the intemperate conditions. The date is March 2nd; the place is Sydney; and it’s not too late to join in the fun! Continue reading

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TALES OF A CITIZEN JOURNALIST – Part 2: Christine Assange

“The Wikileaks Tapes” is a labour of love and it was a very unexpected adventure which began the day I met Christine Assange. She had been consulting my blog at thing2thing.com and I guess she trusted that I was willing … Continue reading

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TALES OF A CITIZEN JOURNALIST – Part 1: Daniel Ellsberg

Cathy Vogan talks about her adventures around the world as a citizen journalist and the making of “The Wikileaks Tapes”: 24 films about the organisation that changed the world. Featuring Noam Chomsky, Daniel Ellsberg, Julian Morrow, Mary Kostikidis, John Pilger, … Continue reading

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Parmi les loups… (among wolves)

It would seem… that Forbes Magazine’s London Bureau Chief Parmy Olson is set to fan a few flames for Julian Assange on June 5th with her new book: “We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous, and the … Continue reading

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DID YOU HAVE ANY IDEA? – with Nozomi HAYASE / RAP NEWS

We Are All We Need by Nozomi Hayase My name is Nozomi Hayase. I am a writer at World Beyond Borders and WikiLeaks Central. I am one of those ordinary people whose life was changed by the Collateral Murder video. … Continue reading

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