Is the US Right to Extradite Julian Assange?

April 15, 2019

By focusing narrowly on whistleblowers’ violation of the law, the law ends up hiding and protecting crimes that damage democracy itself. The Daily Devil's Dictionary explains. Defending the US government’s request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the UK after his expulsion...

The Women of WikiLeaks: Speaking Truth to Power

July 28, 2018

Information, as powerful as it is, belongs to everyone and can help in individual self-determination. At the center of any WikiLeaks discussion lies Julian Assange, the platform’s founder who has been embroiled in scandals and accusations of misogyny, amongst all else. Lesser known is the...

Can Election Hacking Be Good for Democracy?

June 13, 2017

Leaks are actually a fundamental step in the right direction toward a more democratic system. Russia very likely interfered in the 2016 US presidential election and, more recently, in the 2017 French presidential election. This occurred primarily through the leaking of internal emails and...

Conspiracy Theory in a Post-Fact World

March 13, 2017

The fact that something that contradicts official accounts sounds like a possible conspiracy theory doesn't mean it may not be true. It didn't take long, after WikiLeaks rang the opening bell, for the two contestants to reach the center of the ring and start circling and jabbing. On one side,...