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CIA

Julian Assange – a goldmine and a nightmare

Texts commented on and collected by Karen Sharpe: Julian Assange in His Own Words

BEFORE THE TRIAL 27 OCTOBER: The characteristics Karen Sharpe draws from Assange's work are that everything he brought forward should be open and verifiable, scientifically correct and reliable. But for power, Assange is dangerous – because he makes the whistleblowers dangerous.

Being threatened with death can make most people keep a low profile

FREEDOM OF SPEECH: The opportunity to say something is always very limited, says MODERN TIMES 'regular writer in this essay about different authorities' use of force. Away from today's mass media, an "underground" network of intellectuals has now emerged, including experienced journalists, intelligence officers, renowned professors and politicians.

We who loved America

David Horowitz: The United States and the Third World

: The title of this article is not ironic. I myself belong to those who have truly loved America, and I know how it feels.

When Sweden was deceived

Ola Tunander: The Swedish submarine war

ENEMY PICTURES: What do we really know about hidden activities, power games and secret submarine operations in Swedish waters?

Open and critical about the work of the CIA

Amaryllis Fox: Life Undercover – Coming of Age in the CIA

UNDERCOVER: CIA agent Amaryllis Fox developed algorithms that predict terrorist acts, and tells about the CIA's working methods in its sensational and exciting biography.

A sustainable labor movement

Margit Bech Vilstrup: The Fight for the Workers – The Political History of the Workers' Concept 1750-2019

OTHER WORLDS?: Burdened by the marketing of society and the alienation of man, the question now is: Who is the subject one in the struggle for another world?

Jesus from Instagram

Series creator Michael Petroni: Messiah

RELIGION: The Netflix series Messiah asks the fascinating question of how Jesus – or someone who appears like him – would be received today.

With the people as the client

Edward Snowden: Permanent Record (System Error)

SNOWDEN: A spy, traitor or patriot? The answer depends on who you ask.

I'm Julian

ASSANGE: Ultimately, it is about the right and moral duty to expose war crimes.

Political task game from the Cold War cookbook

: When the submarines appear in Swedish waters, the media immediately point to Moscow. The deception campaigns appear almost as a parodic copy of the politics from the 1980s.

The failure of the Bay of Pigs

: When John F. Kennedy spurred Cuban refugees to the invasion of the Bay of Pigs just over 40 years ago, the CIA believed that the "liberators" would be met by jubilant Cubans. That's not how it went, he says Arnljot Løseth, associate professor of history at Volda University College.