John Pilger @ New Statesman - The WikiLeaks revelations shame the dominant section of journalism, devoted merely to taking down what cynical and malign power tells it. This is state stenography, not journalism. Look on the WikiLeaks site and read a Ministry of Defense document that describes the "threat" of real journalism. And so it should be a threat. Having skilfully published the WikiLeaks exposé of a fraudulent war, the Guardian should now give its most powerful and unreserved editorial support to the protection of Assange and his colleagues, whose truth-telling is as important as any in my lifetime. Read more.
Johnny Lorenzo Bolton was lying with his eyes closed on a couch in his apartment near the US city of Atlanta when police serving a narcotics search warrant burst through the... read more .