Author Archives: beliefinchange

Signatories to Justice4Assange’s letter to Sweden and UK

    The list of 500 signatories, via this news site. —————————————————————— Acceso Libre, Venezuela ACI Participa, Honduras ActiveWatch-Media Monitoring Agency, Romania Acção Académica para o Desenvolvimento das Comunidades Rurais, Mozambique Agencia Latinoamericana de Información, Bolivia Agência Publica, Brazil Alternative Intervention of Athens Lawyers (AIAL), Greece American Association of Jurists (AAJ), US Arab Lawyers Union […]

Alex Callinicos, Charlie Kimber and the investigation of rape

Originally posted on lives; running:
Alex Callinicos and Charlie Kimber’s piece in new issue of International Socialism sets out, amongst other things, the SWP Central Committee’s justification for how its members acted during the complaint of rape against our National Secretary Martin Smith. The problem with publishing an account like theirs is that there will…

Assange upholds pro-rape ideas

Originally posted on Feminists opposing an Assange-led Wikileaks Party:
Over a period of years, Assange has both personally expressed ideas which vilify feminism and Sweden’s limited anti-rape laws, and has paid lawyers to assert that rape is not rape. Although his defenders frequently try turning all discussions about this issue to whether he is guilty…

John Pilger won’t shut up in expressing rape-excusing views

John Pilger is a renowned lefty journo, described by the organisers of Marxism2013 thusly: John Pilger is a world-renowned journalist, author and documentary filmmaker, who began his career in 1958 in his homeland, Australia, before moving to London in the 1960s. He regards eye-witness as the essence of good journalism. He has been a foreign […]