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Title: Caitlin Johnstone: Everything the West claims it values is invalidated by its treatment of Assange
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Published: Apr 7, 2021
Author: staff
Post Date: 2021-04-07 09:35:24 by Horse
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The Western world has a very high opinion of itself and its supposed values, and its treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a lie of it all.

Truth. Justice. Freedom. Democracy. We are taught from an early age that these are the sacred values our society upholds with the utmost reverence, and that we are very fortunate to have been born in a part of the world which holds such virtue.

You see this haughty self-righteousness pop up on a daily basis in the most influential circles on earth, from the way US presidents are still to this day referred to as the “leader of the free world”, to US Secretary of State Tony Blinken recently babbling about the “shared values” of the “free and open rules-based order”, to Magnitsky Act manipulator Bill Browder recently referring to the US-centralized power alliance as “the civilized world” in a bid to get Australia up to pace with the rest of the empire’s China hawkishness

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#1. To: Horse (#0)

Assange told the world what the US Government did, he made fools out of many elected and non elected people, he told the truth, they did not like it.

Darkwing  posted on  2021-04-07   15:10:17 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

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