Friday, April 19, 2013

A HOUSE OF CARDS

NOWHERE TO HIDE
Johann Wagener 4-19-13

Rather than chasing whistle blowers, governments might consider going after the criminals. Julian Assange has to go into hiding because he blew the top off wrongdoings in high places and the people that are chasing him are the ones he blew the whistle on.

Let's see how well it works this time;


ICIJ’s investigative series on offshore secrecy – which draws from a cache of 2.5 million secret records – has ignited reactions around the globe.
Since the initial release of stories by the ICIJ and its media partners across the world, public officials have issued statements, governments have launched investigations, and politicians and journalists have been debating the implications of the records and the reporting.


Release of offshore records draws worldwide response