WikiLeaks’ Fundamental Hypocrisy

Few subjects have been more in the news than WikiLeaks; few have been less understood (for example, WikiLeaks is not a wiki!). For a great profile of both WikiLeaks and its controversial leader, Julian Assange, I direct you to the New Yorker, which posted a 12-page masterpiece. Here is the most important paragraph: Experimenting with … Continue reading WikiLeaks’ Fundamental Hypocrisy

Don’t Take Sides, Take Issues (How To Think About Wikileaks)

I’ve been following the Wikileaks saga with increasing interest, because it embodies a principle in which I firmly believe: Don’t take sides, take issues. People have asked if I’m pro-Wikileaks or anti-Wikileaks. One of my friends said she was anti-anti-Wikileaks. The problem with taking sides is that its rare that sides are drawn up based … Continue reading Don’t Take Sides, Take Issues (How To Think About Wikileaks)