Julian Assange has been arrested by police in London after almost seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy. The WikiLeaks founder was dragged out of the embassy at approximately 10:35 am local time, or around 7.35pm AEDT.
As America’s descent into national madness continues, some have been sounding warning bells about a possible “fake news apocalypse” – the idea that technology is making it easier than ever to generate disinformation and propaganda and quickly disseminate it to legions of people online, with little checks on the process….
Winter was setting in in the US, and some of Chelsea Manning’s most devoted followers began showing all the signs of doubt. Days before the 2016 US election, the 28-year-old had tried for a second time in only a few months to end her own life.