Julian Assange

Podcast Show #114: Wikileaks Party Candidate on the Quest for Transparency, Accountability & Justice

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Dr. Binoy Kampmark WikiLeaks Party candidate Dr. Binoy Kampmark joins us to discuss his candidacy for the Australian Senate, the platform and main objectives of the party in seeking transparency, accountability and justice, and the needed effort to “regain dignity” in the political experiment. Dr. Kampmark evaluates the current political [...]

The Guardian UK: Guardian of the Truth, or, Guardian of the Establishment?

When Judging the Source Do Not Disregard its Track Record It is not easy to be the one who bears bad news, questions what’s beneath glitzy packaging, or the one who throws cold water on seemingly good news. Trust me it isn’t. We all want to feel good. It is much easier to cheer than [...]

Contradictory & Highly Troubling Questions on Guardian’s Snowden Coverage

What Caused the Fallout between Snowden & Guardian-Greenwald, and Why? Glenn Greenwald hinted on Monday (July 1) that Edward Snowden has leaked all of the documents that he intended to pass on to news outlets. Last Sunday, WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange, who has been assisting Snowden, told ABC News that there was nothing anybody could [...]

Podcast Show #90: The Erosion of US Constitution

The Boiling Frogs Presents Ray McGovern Former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern returns to our show to discuss the erosion of the US Constitution and the absence of public outrage, the illegality of and the expected backlash from US drone strikes, the clear contradiction between the US/Israeli intelligence estimates about Iran’s nuclear program, the lack of [...]

War on Whistleblowers: Manning & Assange Just Test Cases

The Saga of Bradley Manning, Julian Assange, and Wikileaks, to be Put to Ballad & Film

“If Manning had committed war crimes in Iraq instead of exposing them, he would be a free man today” By William Blum “Defense lawyers say Manning was clearly a troubled young soldier whom the Army should never have deployed to Iraq or given access to classified material while he was stationed there … They say [...]

UNESCO Shuns WikiLeaks as Speaker at Conference on Implications of WikiLeaks

… And, that’s not all that doesn’t make sense This week, the organizers of a UNESCO conference, “The Media World after WikiLeaks and News of the World,” refused to let a WikiLeaks representative participate as a speaker. In so doing, they deprived the world of a full and balanced discussion of issues critical to protecting [...]

BFP Exclusive: Revisiting My Silence on WikiLeaks

The Question(s) of Disappeared Documents & Missing Links A year or so ago I wrote a couple of pieces on the WikiLeaks case explaining my reluctance to form and communicate a conclusive opinion or reaction on this confusing intrigue. I encourage you to read my only two responses to the case here and here. Today, [...]

Weekly Round Up for January 9

Obama’s Whistleblower-Hunt, ‘Rent-A-Generals’ Industry, A Great Example of Intentionally Awful Journalism, One-Tip-Based Terror Watch List & More! A belated happy new year to all our readers and friends here at Boiling Frogs Post. As you can tell I am just coming up for air. The holiday season happens to be the busiest time for my [...]

The New York Times: A Curious Case of Change of Heart?

Seeing the Light, Sanctioned Illusionary Game, or … I am going to stay true to my pledged position on Wikileaks related topics, and stick with questions rather than hasty analyses and interpretations. I’ve been highly puzzled by the recent position of and statements by the New York Times on Wikileaks Gate. I don’t know whether [...]

On Wikileaks Strategy: Too Many Hors D’oeuvres?

Decreased Appetite & Increased Termination Risk before the Main Course As I have said before I am not ready to analyze or talk about Wikileaks’ recent exposé. It’s still too early, and so far too little with too insignificant implications has been released. I am still waiting for the highly revealing, explosive, and or severely [...]

SOS in a Bottle: Raising the Political Asylum Quota for Americans

An Appeal to the International Community In this urgent message delivered by ultra snail method of delivery due to restrictions placed upon our communication means (warrantless mass surveillance by our government targeting our telephone, text messages, e-mail, fax, and internet accessibility) we, American citizens, hereby urgently request that the recipients on the other side of [...]

Is the First Amendment Dead & Gone? You bet!

…and so are so many other rights I just received an email with a link to the following clip, and with the link came the headline that read:   ‘Wikileaks Has Proven the First Amendment is Dead & Gone!’ Is the First Amendment dead & gone? You bet! Has it been dead and gone for [...]

Digging Deeper in Years into Wikileaks’ Treasure Chest- Part I

A Fairly Short List of Goodies for Wikileaks Santa   I have been waiting. I have been searching and reading. I have been waiting impatiently while searching and reading the initial pile of recently released Wikileaks’ documents, specifically those pertaining to Turkey. I have received many e-mails asking me impatiently to comment and provide my [...]

Chris Floyd’s ‘The Good Corporal’

‘To the Exposers of Power & the Troublers of Dreams’ Yesterday one of our readers e-mailed me a link to a recent work by Chris Floyd dedicated to truth tellers who are commonly labeled as whistleblowers, but aptly referred by him as the Exposers of Power and the Troublers of Dreams. About three years ago [...]