A tale of two high profile Australians . . .
What's happened to Julian Assange is an absolute disgrace, and an unashamed frontal assault on free speech. It's also a PR fiasco, as hundreds and hundreds of thousands rally to his side. The powers-that-be have made a massive millstone round their necks - and the cracks in the system are widening, as our wired and networked World collides with the control freaks. Their crimes against humanity are already acidly described in The Shock Doctrine, and within the pages of Media Lens (and in a multitude of other places). And as Naomi Klein (author of The Shock Doctrine), clearly points out, truth is a powerful antidote to trauma.
Julian is also an Australian shamefully deserted by his country, though this may be an abject lesson in the increasingly obvious, Global Corp has no country, and no loyalties - it's just a big fat tapeworm, feeding off a dying Planet, and increasingly desperate people. I'm reminded of this dramatic quote from Mike Ruppert: