‘Zero chance’ Assange will get fair trial in US, Roger Waters to RT
On this episode of Going Underground, Going Underground’s Social Media Producer Farhaan Ahmed speaks to Richard Burgon MP who is standing to be Deputy Leader of the Labour Party. He discusses the importance of Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange’s leaks, what his extradition could mean for press freedom in the UK and around the world and why his extradition should be halted. Next, legendary former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters speaks to Afshin Rattansi about the persecution of Julian Assange, ahead of Julian’s upcoming extradition trial. He discusses why he believes Washington DC is seeking to imprison Julian Assange for 175 years, the importance of his leaks for billions around the world, the Washington-backed regime change attempt in Venezuela and coup in Bolivia and more! Finally, Farhaan Ahmed speaks to BAFTA Award-Winning actor Steve Coogan and BAFTA Award-Winning Director Michael Winterbottom about their new film ‘Greed’, a comedy highlighting billionaire excess and the gap between the super-rich and the super-poor.
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Despite Idlib ceasefire agreement, Turkey has launched attack on Syrian Army’s positions supported by militants in Syria.
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Climate change sceptics may have found an answer to the phenomenon of teenage icon Greta Thunberg: meet 19-year-old Naomi Seibt that juxtaposes her self-described ‘climate realism’ against what she calls ‘climate alarmism’, and some media outlets were quick to depict her as the ultimate villain.