Honest Government Ad | Julian Assange

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Genre: Comedy

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Wilson score: 0.9696

Rating: 4.8838 / 5

Engagement: 8.72%


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Shared April 15, 2019

The British, Australian, Ecuadorian and US Governments have made an ad about Julian Assange’s arrest and it’s surprisingly honest and informative!

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-- Performed by Ellen x Voice by Lucy and Maria Paula (Ecuador)
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-- Outro beat by Mozart x Eric Parsons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6JBB...

-- US Charging Document: https://www.justice.gov/usao-edva/pre...
-- Excellent overview here by Glenn Greenwald and Micah Lee: “The U.S. Government’s Indictment of Julian Assange Poses Grave Threats to Press Freedom” https://theintercept.com/2019/04/11/t...
-- Also excellent: Matt Taibbi, “Why the Assange Arrest Should Scare Reporters” https://www.rollingstone.com/politics...
-- Trevor Timm, “The Case Against Julian Assange Is a Threat to Journalists Everywhere”
-- Guy Rundle: “Assange is in the dock, but it’s investigative journalism on trial” https://www.crikey.com.au/2019/04/12/...
-- Statement by Assange’s lawyer: https://www.democracynow.org/2019/4/1...

-- French by Julie
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Hello friends, welcome to our latest Honest Government Ad. I was mid-way through writing an Aussie election episode when news broke of the US Government unsealing an indictment against Julian Assange. I wasn’t planning to make a video about this, but after seeing the sheer avalanche of bullshit that followed in the media, I just had to. Please make sure to read the Sources and Links I pasted in the video description. EDIT: Thanks to everyone who has translated the video! x Giordano

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Picture and Film

My only regret... is that I only have one like to give.

2 months ago | [YT] | 1,446

Green Comms

"Truth is treason in an empire of lies." - George Orwell

1 month ago (edited) | [YT] | 548


Wow this was powerful, never seen your channel, two thumbs up.

1 month ago | [YT] | 166

Amir Moghaddam

These countries have the audacity to criticize Russia for suppressing press freedoms. The irony is rich.

1 month ago | [YT] | 170

Peter Moygannon

I'm Australian and our government is a criminal organization as far as I'm concerned. and I'd say many others

1 month ago | [YT] | 401

Demiurge Shadow

Telling the truth is a crime in an empire of lies.

1 month ago | [YT] | 49


"Shoot the messenger" that's the American way.

1 month ago | [YT] | 160

jerk fudgewater

God damnit they finally caught David Letterman And the clock ticked 1 second closer to 1984

1 month ago | [YT] | 118

Remus Revoll

This is the Greatest "ad' I have ever Seen. Subscribed!

1 month ago | [YT] | 46

russell ritchings

Well done, but I guess now I am on some list for saying Well done.

2 months ago | [YT] | 873

Pablo asd

Lenin Moreno you have let your People down. By an Ecuadorian guy.

1 month ago | [YT] | 110


LOL if it wasn't sad I would be rolling around the floor laughing.

1 month ago | [YT] | 14

nik lee

WHO DISLIKED THIS???? 1.7K HOW?? probably the government s behind the corruption joke

1 month ago | [YT] | 16

Tristan Coates


1 month ago | [YT] | 14

Aaron R

First I laughed because it was funny, then I cried because it is true!!!

2 months ago | [YT] | 703


Love this and want that poster: “You Write What You’re Told! MSNBC, CNN...” Genius.

1 month ago | [YT] | 15

Tyler Bryant

An old quote from the Trial and Condemnation of Socrates comes to mind: "...For if you think that, by killing men, you can avoid those censuring your lives, you are mistaken." - Socrates

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This is one of the best things on youtube. If not THE BEST <3 please never take this down!

1 month ago | [YT] | 25


but laughing reads to nowhere. anger is what you need. the government isn't in fear of laughing mob. they are in fear of angry mob.

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