Julian Assange was arrested in London, ending years of asylum previously granted by Ecuador, and all but guaranteeing he will face extradition to the United States, where he would face charges relating to hacking (mainly, helping Chelsea Manning to gather information). Some, like Matt Taibbi and Glenn Greenwald have criticized the charges, with Greenwald arguing that it is a thinly disguised means to get Assange and WikiLeaks for disclosing US government secrets. Assange's critics have argued that the hacking charges are fair--and some have gone as far as to say that Julian Assange is not a journalist, and WikiLeaks is not a legitimate publisher. So, let's talk about it... Is he a journalist?Newest Videos: https://bit.ly/2RTzEzf Most Popular Videos: https://bit.ly/2DB0adA Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/questiontimeqt Support this channel: https://www.patreon.com/questiontime #Assange #Politics #QTPolitics Question Time features video essays about politics, history and culture, with a particular focus on the United States of America. Topics are inspired by events and trends in news and current affairs, and attempt to provide context for a robust discussion in the comments section. All opinions presented in videos are my own, but yours matter, too. Your thoughts are highly valued, even when you don't agree. At the heart of every vibrant democracy are ordinary people, engaged in debate over policy and values.
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