Powerful men with long histories of harassment or assault allegations are finally being held accountable—except for one.
As president, Donald Trump may be required to testify in a defamation suit brought by one of the women who allege he assaulted them.
"Democracy Now!" speaks to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he has lived as a political prisoner for more than two years, in what the show says is the first time a U.S. news program has entered his place of refuge.
What happens when the predatory interests of a national security state and those of women’s rights advocates seem to coincide, as in the case of WikiLeaks publisher and accused rapist Julian Assange? A murky witch hunt, in which some liberals forget that suspects are innocent until proven guilty, JoAnn Wypijewski writes in The Nation.When the predatory interests of a national security state and those of women’s rights advocates seem to coincide, some liberals forget that suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
Ecuador has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but Britain has issued a letter claiming the legal right to forcibly remove him from the embassy if the Ecuadoreans fail to hand him over.
Sources within the Ecuadorean government report that President Rafael Correa has agreed to grant asylum to Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is wanted by Sweden for alleged sexual misconduct, and by the United States for publishing state secrets.
Facing a House ethics investigation into allegations that he had a non-consensual sexual encounter with a teenage girl, U.S. Rep. David Wu, an Oregon Democrat, announced his resignation Tuesday and said he would leave office once the debt ceiling impasse had ended. Wu, a Congress member since 1999, was the first Chinese-American to serve in the House.