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Movie Review – CITIZENFOUR: “Speaking Truth to Power” is not What Needs to Be Done (* out of 5)

[Note: this review is being simultaneously published by the Independent Workers Party of Chicago and the Friends of WikiLeaks – Chicago on the respective websites of both groups.] CITIZENFOUR – a film by Laura Poitras  https://citizenfourfilm.com/ We expected a lot from Laura Poitras’ new film CITIZENFOUR; we were massively disappointed.  With ex- CIA/NSA contract worker … Continue reading

Update on Friends of WikiLeaks – Chicago’s Membership Numbers

It seems like just yesterday we were complaining about the vast sea of apathy that exists in the working class intellectual wasteland that exists here in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.  The utter lack of any serious working-class opposition to the continuing massive assaults on the trade union movement in Chicago continues unabated.  The unionized … Continue reading

Transcript: Jeremy Hammond Defense Rally, New York City, 21 February, 2013

We’d like to thank the Independent Workers Party of Chicago for this transcript, produced by them.  This is from the recusal hearing that was held last week, in which the judge in Jeremy Hammond’s case refused to recuse herself from the hearing – to remove herself from being the trial judge, that is, due to … Continue reading

New Jeremy Hammond Essay: “On Aaron Swartz and the Criminalization of Digital Dissent”

This is  a new essay written by imprisoned US political activist Chicagoan Jeremy Hammond – outrageously thrown into solitary confinement by his jailers – who faces up to 30 years in prison for the non-crime of allegedly exposing the crimes of the US government and its hired flunkeys due to his alleged involvement in the … Continue reading

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