Death Sentence for Julian Assange?

It looks like Ecuador will betray Julian Assange. It is being reported his political asylum may be revoked and the WikiLeaks founder handed over to British and then American authorities. 

Speculation follows remarks by Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa. Last Wednesday she said the Ecuadorian government and Britain “have the intention and the interest that this be resolved,” a resolution that very well may result in either a life sentence or an execution in the United States. 

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Social Media Behemoths Sweep Alternative News into the Memory Hole

The squabbling between self-identified progressives and conservatives continues as social media transforms itself into a news, information, and opinion gatekeeper. 

All information that contradicts the establishment narrative will either be downgraded into obscurity of excluded outright on social media. 

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If We Don’t Support Alternative Media, It’s Doomed

Most people who read this blog know I produce content for Newsbud, a news operation founded by whistleblower and activist Sibel Edmonds. Newsbud’s content is exclusive to subscribers. Because of this, it does not depend on advertising and foundation grants. It is not controlled by outsiders who may influence content or withhold funding in the event they disagree with a certain political stance. 

But there is a problem with this business model. 

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