JOHN PILGER: Assange Arrest a Warning from History – Consortiumnews

via johnpilger.com on FB: “The shocking arrest of Julian Assange carries a warning for all who, as Oscar Wilde wrote, “sew the seeds of discontent [without which] there would be no advance towards civilisation”. The warning is explicit towards journalists. What happened to the founder and editor of WikiLeaks can happen to you on a newspaper, you in a TV studio, you on radio, you running a podcast…”

Real journalism is being criminalized by thugs in plain sight, says John Pilger. Dissent has become an indulgence. And the British elite has abandoned its last imperial myth: that of fairness and justice. By John Pilger

Source: JOHN PILGER: Assange Arrest a Warning from History – Consortiumnews

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