Protests in nine countries held on Nov 4th to defend Assange

Another round of significant global actions occurred on November 4th as part of the international campaign to oppose the persecution of Julian Assange and defend democratic rights. In response to a call out made by classconscious.org protests occurred in nine countries: Australia, Slovenia, Ireland, NZ, U.S, Canada, Brazil, Taiwan and Nepal. Perhaps the most significant […]

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“Call things by their right names”: The “hired, fascist demagogues” who have no place in a campaign to defend Julian Assange.

The rise of fascism on a global scale, poses a mortal threat to the international working-class. The fight against this menace is inseparable from the broader campaign against the drive to world war and internet censorship. The crucible of this campaign is the defence of Julian Assange. This is why classconscious.org has taken a stand […]

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Ecuadorian politician announces second attempt to revoke Assange citizenship in National Assembly

On October 11th, Paola Vintimilla, from the right-wing PSC (Social Christian Party) announced on Twitter that another attempt would be made in the Ecuadorian National Assembly to publicly release files related to Julian Assange being given citizenship – as a stepping stone to having both his citizenship and asylum status revoked. This would remove any […]

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U.S. aligned parties fail in Ecuadorean National Assembly to review Assange’s citizenship

There are moves afoot which show that the high-level conspiracy to hand Julian Assange over to U.S. authorities to be prosecuted for Espionage continues apace. On Oct 2nd, the Wikileaks Twitter account announced that U.S. aligned parties in the Ecuador National Assembly were planning to vote on taking steps towards stripping Assange of his Ecuadorean […]

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Turn up the heat on the U.S. Government – Protest Sunday November 4th for Julian Assange!

Classconscious.org is placing another call-out for workers and youth to rally to defend Julian Assange and turn up the heat on the U.S. Government on Sunday November 4th.  So far protests have been called for Sunday 4th of November in 9 cities: Auckland, Canberra,  Dublin, Kathmandu, Ljubljana, Melbourne, Philadelphia, Taipei, Toronto,! A protest in also […]

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United Public Workers for Action call public meeting – “The Attack On Julian Assange, Journalists, Democratic Rights, Labor & Imperialist War”

The California based United Public Workers for Action (UPWA) have called an important public meeting to hold a forum to discuss the persecution of Julian Assange in the broader framework of the attack on free speech and democratic rights more generally. Classoncious.org fully endorses this meeting, and encourage the widest possible attendance where possible. We […]

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The I.C.F.I must expose the petit-bourgeois and far-right forces who have co-opted the campaign for Julian Assange: An appeal to ICFI members and supporters

“Assange and WikiLeaks are a sharp example of the broader campaign to censor and silence oppositional voices. The fight to defend him is inseparable from the struggle to alert and mobilise the international working-class against the ongoing attacks on fundamental democratic rights and against the danger of dictatorship and war.” – James Cogan 5 July 2018 […]

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Why was the comment section on the WSWS #Unity4J article removed?

On the 12th July, the World Socialist Website published an article by Oscar Grenfell, entitled Prominent whistleblowers and journalists defend Julian Assange at online vigil. The article covered the second #Unity4J vigil that occurred on July 7th-8th and is the sole article published by the ICFI on the organisation – #Unity4J. The article adopts an entirely uncritical […]

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The Islamist – by Ed Husain: Book Review

The Islamist is the story of a young man’s journey in and outside of radical fundamentalist Islamic groups in Britain in the 90s and early 2000s. In this memoir he writes of his youth, college and university years, his time as a graduate working at HSBC, and travels abroad to as a TESOL teacher in […]

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Mike Head of the ICFI critiques the ‘No Politics’ of #Unity4J

On August 9th, during a live-streamed ‘Politics in the Pub‘ event in Sydney, entitled “The Gagging of Julian Assange”, a highly significant exchange occurred between Mike Head – a senior writer for the World Socialist Website (and senior member of the Socialist Equality Party Australia) and Suzie Dawson – journalist and leading spokesperson for #Unity4J […]

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