Knapp: Regime uncertainty is the state’s version of herpes: Its eruptions are unpredictable, it makes people think twice about intimate contact with the carrier, and yes, it sometimes literally kills babies.
Knapp: The global political class, like it or not (and they don’t, not one bit), is faced with the inverse transparency David Brin predicted in 1998′s The Transparent Society.
Sebastian A.B.: The techno-libertarian culture has birthed the do-it-yourself Fourth Estate—usurping the illegitimate media and furnishing a viable alternative to the cartelized press. Two entities, Wikileaks and Anonymous, have emerged under this banner.
What is wrong with Wikileaks, again?
Claire Wolfe: It’s not what you do; it’s how you do it. It’s an attitude — from which actions always follow. It’s a do-it-yourself occupation. And a lifetime vocation.
Se há soldado em algum lugar do mundo que já lutou e sofreu por minha liberdade, é o soldado de primeira classe Bradley Manning.
C4SS supports WikiLeaks and all “WikiLeaks” like projects.
Kevin Carson: It’s like Brazil (the movie, not the country).
Darian Worden: Evidence of the danger posed by Barack Obama and the US government continues to pile up.
Darian Worden: Whistle-blowers raise the price of dirty deeds.
Kevin Carson: “I think the last time American soldiers actually fought for the freedom of Americans was probably the Revolutionary War . . . But I can think of one exception.”
Darian Worden on the arrest of WikiLeaks spokesman Julian Assange.
A collaborative effort to consider the effects of ongoing WikiLeaks releases on the state, and what they mean for the advocacy of a stateless society.
Darian Worden on the US Government’s attempts to justify censoring Wikileaks.
Darian Worden on Cablegate, the massive release of classified State Department cables by Wikileaks.
Ross Kenyon explains that Wikileaks and Julian Assange delegitimize the state — not by begging our rulers to stop murdering people, but by exposing their criminal actions.
Stacy Litz discusses the facts of the Wikileaks case and the argument for morality over governmental legality.
Darian Worden: Heroes overcome their flaws to do great things.