Whistleblower

Boeing and Baltimore Bridge Scandals: Monopolization and Criminal Negligence? – Katya Schwenk
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Boeing and Baltimore Bridge Scandals: Monopolization and Criminal Negligence? – Katya Schwenk

The fatal crashes of the Boeing 737 MAX passenger aircraft and the recent Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 incident, in which a door-plug blew out after take-off, are consequences of Boeing’s systemic incentivization of profits over safety. Katya Schwenk, reporter at The Lever, discusses the policies of recent administrations to enable Boeing’s industry takeover and criminal negligence, as well as similar practices of covering up safety issues in the shipping industry, which potentially led to the Dali cargo ship’s collapsing of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore. 

Julian Assange: Most Decisive Press Freedom Case of Our Time – Stefania Maurizi
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Julian Assange: Most Decisive Press Freedom Case of Our Time – Stefania Maurizi

Facing extradition to the United States, WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange has been held in arbitrary detention under psychologically distressing conditions for years in the U.K. Stefania Maurizi, a journalist for the Italian newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano, recounts what she witnessed at Assange’s most recent hearing at a U.K. High Court in London, where his lawyers argued for the right to appeal his extradition. She lays out the case for releasing Assange in the name of preserving press freedoms and serving the public’s right to be informed of war crimes and abuses of state power.

Secret Power and the Persecution of Julian Assange – Stefania Maurizi

Secret Power and the Persecution of Julian Assange – Stefania Maurizi

War crimes, coercion, and illegal surveillance: Stefania Maurizi’s book “Secret Power: Wikileaks and its Enemies” chronicles Wikileaks’ publication of secret documents and the ongoing dehumanizing treatment of its founder, Julian Assange. Talia Baroncelli speaks to investigative journalist Stefania Maurizi.

Why the Media is Now Supporting Julian Assange? – Paul Jay pt 2/2
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Why the Media is Now Supporting Julian Assange? – Paul Jay pt 2/2

In part 2 of our conversation with award-winning documentary filmmaker and editor-in-chief of theAnalysis.news Paul Jay, we talk about the situation in Iran and why the U.S. is no longer seeking a nuclear agreement. We also talk about why the mainstream media is now coming out in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The interview was conducted by Zain Raza for acTVism Munich.

Can We Save Julian Assange? Intellectuals and Journalists Speak Out!

Can We Save Julian Assange? Intellectuals and Journalists Speak Out!

​acTVism Munich compiled a collection of excerpts highlighting the Julian Assange case from previous interviews with Noam Chomsky, Stella Assange, Jeremy Corbyn, Paul Jay, Jill Stein, Nils Melzer, Chris Hedges, Tariq Ali, John Pilger, Jennifer Robinson, Srecko Horvat, and Angela Richter.

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