Nozomi Hayase

Nozomi Hayase

Nozomi Hayase, Ph.D., is a former WikiLeaks Central contributing writer who has been covering issues of freedom of speech, transparency and decentralized movement. Her work is featured in many publications. Follow on Twitter: @nozomimagine

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"Without reconciling its own shadow, this nation of law failed to fully shield the republic from the tyranny of the Old World." (Photo: Backbone Campaign/cc/flickr) Views
Friday, March 30, 2018
Trump's War Cabinet and Coming American Despotism: Will We the People Rise Up?
The United States is in a major upheaval. Trump’s cabinet shake up moves the country into an alarming direction. From the nomination of torturer Gina Haspel as a head of the Central Intelligence Agency to Mike Pompeo , the former CIA Director and a vocal opponent of nuclear deal with Iran as a new...
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Sunday, February 11, 2018
Transhumanism: A Final Corporate Takeover of Humanity
Transhumanism is knocking at the door. Dubbed as Humanity + or H + , the idea to radically revolutionize humanity has emerged in the last decades as a global intellectual movement. With a slogan of melding humans with the machine, it aims to radically alter human nature by means of technological...
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Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Moral Injury of War and the Invisible Wound of Empire
With the failure of the Democratic establishment, the crisis of liberal democracy is now seized by a new rise of power. The US empire with Trump as commander-in-chief has renewed its vow toward colonial domination. With nationalism and militarism in full swing, Trump’s America aims to radically...
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Monday, April 24, 2017
Prosecution of Assange is Persecution of Free Speech
US authorities are reported to have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. This overreach of US government toward a publisher, whose principle is aligned with the U.S. Constitution, is another sign of a crumbling façade of democracy. The Justice Department in the...
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Friday, November 25, 2016
Awakening Courage in the Era of Trumpism
American democracy is in deep crisis. As with every election cycle, electoral politics this year failed to provide true therapy for the pathology of the corporate state. There is no diagnosis of unfettered profit-driven capitalism or treatment for the heart failure of the ruling class, which has no...
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Sunday, October 30, 2016
Controversy over WikiLeaks Podesta Emails Opens a Debate for Future Journalism
In its 10 th years of existence, WikiLeaks has been at the center of controversy. Ever since its global debut with the 2010 Apache helicopter gun-sight video depicting the killing of civilians in Baghdad, the whistleblowing site has consistently exposed the naked power of empire for the world to...
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Tuesday, October 04, 2016
WikiLeaks, 10 Years of Pushing the Boundaries of Free Speech
“To me, freedom of speech is something that represents the very dignity of what a human being is… that’s what marks us off from the stones and stars.” These are words spoken by Mario Savio, the spokesperson for the Free Speech Movement in the 60’s. Decades later, the power of free speech has surged...
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Monday, September 19, 2016
Assange, Manning and Snowden, Standing with the Conscience of Truthtellers
Last week, Oliver Stone’s biopic “ Snowden ” hit the theaters. The film illuminates the life of Edward Snowden between 2004 and 2013, aiming to humanize one of the most wanted men in the world. Just before its release, a public campaign was launched urging President Obama to pardon this renowned...
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Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Six Year Anniversary of WikiLeaks Collateral Murder; A Celebration of Free Speech
On April 5, 2010, WikiLeaks published classified military footage of a July 2007 attack by a US Army helicopter gunship in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad. The video titled Collateral Murder depicted the killing of more than a dozen men, including two Reuters staffers. At the time of release, the...
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Sunday, April 05, 2015
Chelsea Manning: The Conscience of America
April 5 th marks the five year anniversary of WikiLeaks publication of the Collateral Murder Video. The footage of a secret US military video depicted an Apache helicopter killing Iraqi civilians, including two Reuters journalists. It provided an uncensored view of modern war for the world to see...
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