On Julian Assange: The Exit Door Leads In
by Brian Allen Irvin
“Every society honours its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.”
— Mignon MacLaughlin
Julian Assange, the Australian founder of Wikileaks, has made his share of trouble for governments the world around. He is most known for publishing information from whistleblowers that serves the highest degree of public interest. Depending on who you ask, Assange is either a menace to society or a living martyr. Presented as a moral imperative, isn’t the dilemma a whistleblower faces at the heart of every leap in societal ethics?