Independent journalist Kevin Gosztola returns to the program to deliver an update about the Julian Assange extradition case in the UK, and its disturbing impacts for press freedom in the US and around the world. Then in the second half, journalist and filmmaker Eleanor Goldfield discusses the remarkable range of issues in which WikiLeaks has obtained and published secret documents leading to mass social movements for political change and much more.
Kevin Gosztola is the managing editor of the news web site shadowproof.com. He has covered the Julian Assange legal proceedings in the UK from the beginning, as well as other major press-freedom and whistleblower cases.
Eleanor Goldfield is a creative radical, artist, journalist, and organizer; see more about the broad range of her work at artkillingapathy.com. Learn about her award-winning documentary film, Hard Road of Hope, that looks at West Virginia labor communities confronting corporate and political corruption while pushing back against the kings of the coal and gas industry at hardroadofhope.com.