Democracy hangs in the balance in January — but not why you think
We have complicated feelings about Julian Assange. But prosecuting him under the Espionage Act would be a disaster for journalism and democracy.
(As published in Waging Nonviolence.)
Beginning in 2010, we developed a friendship with Julian Assange and a collaboration with Wikileaks. In 2015, we made this short video about it, originally for inclusion in our third film, “The Yes Men Are Revolting,” but it didn’t quite fit. We think it shows a charming, funny and thoughtful side of the man, and so …