In the final episode, Julian Assange talks to Malaysia’s opposition leader, who faced prison terms twice in what he calls politically-motivated cases. But he never gave up fighting for democracy in a country he brands less democratic than even Myanmar.
With the Arab Spring, the Euro crisis, and mass protests in Russia and the US, the world has become a different place in less than two years. Two prominent public thinkers – Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali - help Julian Assange make sense of it all.
A furious invisible war over our society is underway. New technologies to collect ‘netizens’ private data pop up every week. So what is private now? Julian Assange asks his Cypherpunk guests: is the world’s future tied to the Internet?
Will Julian Assange’s show make the Guinness Book of Records? Quite likely, especially if you think of all the people interrogated over their ties with the whistleblower before or after they talked to the WikiLeaks founder.
Julian Assange’s legal battle in the UK may be close to its end. Next week the country’s Supreme Court will decide whether the scandal-stirring whistleblower is to be extradited to Sweden, where he faces several sex crime allegations.