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The regime relies on our silence, let us be silent no more!

The empire of consumerist regimes is circling its wagons, jettisoning the rhetoric of democracy and openly calling for the assassination of those who defy its power. And now, every one of us on the left faces a decision. If we seize this revolutionary opportunity, chances are we can parlay it into a significant blow against the current world order.

Behind Wikileaks is a powerful tactical insight that was best articulated by Julian Assange:

To radically shift regime behavior we must think clearly and boldly for if we have learned anything, it is that regimes do not want to be changed. We must think beyond those who have gone before us, and discover technological changes that embolden us with ways to act in which our forebears could not. Firstly we must understand what aspect of government or neocorporatist behavior we wish to change or remove. Secondly we must develop a way of thinking about this behavior that is strong enough carry us through the mire of politically distorted language, and into a position of clarity. Finally must use these insights to inspire within us and others a course of ennobling, and effective action. (State and Terrorist Conspiracies)

Already, Wikileaks has made substantial strides in that direction.

In the last few days, we've learned of the perversion of American diplomacy and power on multiple levels. And in the coming days, Wikileaks promises to release cables on Israel that could shine a light on the inhumane occupation of Palestine. And in the near future, they will release documents rumored to be taken from the hard-drive of an executive at a leading American bank. Assange says the documents will be as damaging as the "Enron emails" that shook capitalism in 2001. If Wikileaks had existed while Colin Powell was misleading the UN Security Council, perhaps we could have halted the invasion of Iraq.

This is a rallying call to become a revolutionary whistle blower and join the growing legion who have vowed to reveal the corruption, dirty tricks and systemic injustices that our global system thrives on.

Imagine a world where people everywhere, in every company, in every branch of government start copying incriminating documents and revealing the truth in the name of #IAmWikileaks.

The regime relies on our silence, let us be silent no more!

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Axe

is it possible to believe with the heart,? if it is, and i BELIEVE so there is hope, independentely of estatistics or the most wised ad well informated logic. is it possible to choose with the heart wich side of the barricade you want to be even if it is to die? i think my heart with out giving me the answer would put me in one of the sides....is possible that my heart is wrong? there is no answear for any mind trap... information is crucial in judgment... that is fact for both sides. Are they well informed about us?... or something is missing like if they had loose something when then choosed to be were they are now.Are we enough informed about them...maybe, but not well informed. so enough good information is precious now, and it is wellcome.will it be a war?
A different kind yes,but there will be survivors!!!( a different kind) what is our weapon? now? maybe umbleness; to care for those who are near you; be attentive and have the courage to decide knowing that our choices can be wrong,

so,
choose well your advisor
and never loose your eyes from your mother

axe

(sorry the english)

Axe

is it possible to believe with the heart,? if it is, and i BELIEVE so there is hope, independentely of estatistics or the most wised ad well informated logic. is it possible to choose with the heart wich side of the barricade you want to be even if it is to die? i think my heart with out giving me the answer would put me in one of the sides....is possible that my heart is wrong? there is no answear for any mind trap... information is crucial in judgment... that is fact for both sides. Are they well informed about us?... or something is missing like if they had loose something when then choosed to be were they are now.Are we enough informed about them...maybe, but not well informed. so enough good information is precious now, and it is wellcome.will it be a war?
A different kind yes,but there will be survivors!!!( a different kind) what is our weapon? now? maybe umbleness; to care for those who are near you; be attentive and have the courage to decide knowing that our choices can be wrong,

so,
choose well your advisor
and never loose your eyes from your mother

axe

(sorry the english)

RNPD

Regarding this wikileaks affair, maybe there is more to this than meets the eye?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2g_a0PUaFY

RNPD

Regarding this wikileaks affair, maybe there is more to this than meets the eye?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2g_a0PUaFY

Anonymous

Here's an introduction to the methods being used right now in regard to Wikileaks:

Techniques > Propaganda > Character assassination

Method | Example | Discussion | See also

Method

"Attack the person, showing them to be bad and unworthy. Any of the 'four Ds' below may be used (as well as additional methods):

* Discredit them, showing their arguments and decisions are weak and they are incapable in their work.
* Use defamation, damaging the good reputation and name of others.
* Demonize them, turning them into bad people that everyone hates, such that anything they do will be considered bad.
* Dehumanize them, treating them as a 'thing' and framing them as non-human with negligible values.

Example

George W. Bush, former US President was demonized over his cavalier attitude towards warfare.

Arthur Scargill, a trade union leader, was discredited by Margaret Thatcher's tactics during the 1980s miner's strikes where the strikes failed to have any serious economic effect. She was then able to close most mines without further protest.

Immigrant populations are often dehumanized by right-wing nationalist groups who stereotype by talking about 'these people' and use other degrading terminology.
Discussion

Character assassination techniques do not need to be true. 'Mud sticks' as they say and an accusation of wrong-doing is enough to sow the seeds of doubt in the minds of others. Witch-hunts, both ancient and modern use such methods.

Politicians are famed for their attacks on their political opponents, from sly innuendo to dragging skeletons from hidden closets. Their allies and enemies in the media do this too, and a libelous headline can do damage that no retraction can erase.

Most of the population of a country depend on the media for the 'truth', which gives the media immense power and hence also a target for politicians who may try to influence or even infiltrate newspapers and other broadcasters.

With the advent of the web and blogging, the situation is more confused as both propagandists and anti-propagandists make bold assertions that are impossible to verify."

Before judging Wikileaks I'd recommend watching a documentary on the released documents of the Iraq War from about a month ago:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=METSuKyY-t4

More on the science of propaganda which ought to be mandatory reading:
http://www.changingminds.org/techniques/propaganda/character_assassination.htm

Anonymous

Here's an introduction to the methods being used right now in regard to Wikileaks:

Techniques > Propaganda > Character assassination

Method | Example | Discussion | See also

Method

"Attack the person, showing them to be bad and unworthy. Any of the 'four Ds' below may be used (as well as additional methods):

* Discredit them, showing their arguments and decisions are weak and they are incapable in their work.
* Use defamation, damaging the good reputation and name of others.
* Demonize them, turning them into bad people that everyone hates, such that anything they do will be considered bad.
* Dehumanize them, treating them as a 'thing' and framing them as non-human with negligible values.

Example

George W. Bush, former US President was demonized over his cavalier attitude towards warfare.

Arthur Scargill, a trade union leader, was discredited by Margaret Thatcher's tactics during the 1980s miner's strikes where the strikes failed to have any serious economic effect. She was then able to close most mines without further protest.

Immigrant populations are often dehumanized by right-wing nationalist groups who stereotype by talking about 'these people' and use other degrading terminology.
Discussion

Character assassination techniques do not need to be true. 'Mud sticks' as they say and an accusation of wrong-doing is enough to sow the seeds of doubt in the minds of others. Witch-hunts, both ancient and modern use such methods.

Politicians are famed for their attacks on their political opponents, from sly innuendo to dragging skeletons from hidden closets. Their allies and enemies in the media do this too, and a libelous headline can do damage that no retraction can erase.

Most of the population of a country depend on the media for the 'truth', which gives the media immense power and hence also a target for politicians who may try to influence or even infiltrate newspapers and other broadcasters.

With the advent of the web and blogging, the situation is more confused as both propagandists and anti-propagandists make bold assertions that are impossible to verify."

Before judging Wikileaks I'd recommend watching a documentary on the released documents of the Iraq War from about a month ago:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=METSuKyY-t4

More on the science of propaganda which ought to be mandatory reading:
http://www.changingminds.org/techniques/propaganda/character_assassination.htm

Anonymous

For years I have been checking into this page at various intervals.

Every now and then a debate would flare up and people would contemplate which weapons we have to fight back against governments that treat us like commodities and make us buy shit we don't really need while polluting and destroying the only home we have.

I've seen you try #No Starbucks and Buy nothing day and what were the results? Starbucks is still here and Christmas is just around the corner.

Yet when enough people around the world got pissed off and had the skills needed it they took down Visa, Mastercard & Paypal in less then a day.

It is not about Wikileaks, it is about people finally getting really really pissed about the autocratic and illegal measures taken by our democratically elected governments to keep us blind and docile.

Here is your weapon, now learn how to use it.

lulz 4 life

Anonymous

For years I have been checking into this page at various intervals.

Every now and then a debate would flare up and people would contemplate which weapons we have to fight back against governments that treat us like commodities and make us buy shit we don't really need while polluting and destroying the only home we have.

I've seen you try #No Starbucks and Buy nothing day and what were the results? Starbucks is still here and Christmas is just around the corner.

Yet when enough people around the world got pissed off and had the skills needed it they took down Visa, Mastercard & Paypal in less then a day.

It is not about Wikileaks, it is about people finally getting really really pissed about the autocratic and illegal measures taken by our democratically elected governments to keep us blind and docile.

Here is your weapon, now learn how to use it.

lulz 4 life

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