Julian Assange Loses Appeal, Still Isn't Going to Sweden Anytime Soon

Britain's Supreme Court has finally approved Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for allegedly molesting and raping two women. Assange has been trying to prevent exactly that since 2010 — he claims the sex was consensual, but that he won't get a fair trial in Sweden — and still… » 5/30/12 12:10pm 5/30/12 12:10pm

Assange's New Talk Show Finds a Home in Russia

State-backed Russian TV station RT has announced that it will be broadcasting Julian Assange's talk show, which "will focus on his favorite topic: controversy." The Russian government are apparently big fans of Assange, perhaps in part because he hasn't released any of their big secrets — we're sure his new deal with… » 1/26/12 6:40pm 1/26/12 6:40pm

Julian Assange Back In Court, Now With Less Victim-Blaming

Fresh from a birthday celebration that trumpeted his status as the "Most Dangerous Man in the World," Julian Assange was back in court today to fight extradition to Sweden. And though his new lawyers seem to have wised up that victim-blaming wasn't helping their case, they continue to argue that what took place in… » 7/12/11 6:33pm 7/12/11 6:33pm

Julian Assange's Dance Footage And The Rite Of Public Humiliation

Thanks to the Internet, we now know that Julian Assange dances pretty much exactly as you imagine him dancing. Like a guy who describes himself as possessing "a conversational brutality" that took one woman's "breath away," and who believes that "Western culture seems to forge women that are valueless and inane."… » 4/01/11 2:52pm 4/01/11 2:52pm

Assange Hearings: Extradition, Rough Sex, And Animal Abuse

The hearings on the extradition of Julian Assange from England to Sweden have come to a close, with a decision expected in two weeks. But just because he wasn't actually being tried for the two rapes of which he's accused, didn't mean that the lawyers couldn't spar on "rough sex," consent, and toe-sucking. Also,… » 2/11/11 3:00pm 2/11/11 3:00pm