Tag Wikileaks

US State Dept. Lobbied Against Min. Wage Increases for Haiti on Behalf of Textile Corporations

Wikileaks exposing how people are kept starving so we can have cheap jeans. Contractors for Fruit of the Loom, Hanes and Levi’s worked in close concert with the US Embassy when they aggressively moved to block a minimum wage increase for Haitian assembly zone workers, the lowest-paid in the hemisphere, according to secret State Department […]

WikiLeaks Mirrors

355 Wikileaks mirrors and growing. Are you feeling the Joementum yet?

The Ethics of Wikileaking

From Talking Philosophy: One argument in favor of the leak is the classic Gadfly Argument (named in honor of Socrates because of his claim to the role of the gadfly to the city of Athens). The gist of the argument is that the people in government need to be watched and criticized so as to […]

WikiLeaks site’s Swiss registrar dismisses pressure to take it offline

From The Guardian: WikiLeaks received a boost tonight when Switzerland rejected growing international calls to force the site off the internet. The whistleblowers site, which has been publishing leaked US embassy cables, was forced to switch domain names to WikiLeaks.ch yesterday after the US host of its main website, WikiLeaks.org, pulled the plug following mounting […]

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