The rebel Library of Alexandria

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The rebel Library of Alexandria

JULIAN ASSANGE:

“WikiLeaks has become the rebel library of Alexandria. It is the single most significant collection of information that doesn’t exist elsewhere, in a searchable, accessible, citable form, about how modern institutions actually behave. And it’s gone on to set people free from prison, where documents have been used in their court cases; hold the CIA accountable for renditions programs [covert kidnapping and torture programs]; feed into election cycles, which have resulted in the termination of, in some case—or contributed to the termination of governments, in some cases, taken the heads of intelligence agencies, ministers of defense and so on.

“Our civilization can only be as good as our knowledge of what our civilization is. We can’t possibly hope to reform that which we do not understand.”

 

from today’s Democracy Now! televised program.

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http://www.democracynow.org/2016/7/25/assange_why_i_created_wikileaks_searchable?autostart=true

 

 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ (((( * Knowledge is power * Knowledge is freedom * )))) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

 

 

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