Ryan and Emily discuss the life and legacy of Aaron Swartz who was an internet freedom activist who tragically ended his own life a decade ago.
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I hope those evil proesecters have miserable lives.
imagine calling yourself an "internet freedom fighter"
@8:14 – "The internet can't be free because freedom is dangerous…" In this light, it almost seems like the whole pandemic could have been a giant psy-op to shift public opinion in favor of more censorship. Hmm…
I think that Ryan should write a biography of Swartz. He does a great job of putting Swartz into perspective and giving him the credit he's due. And it seems like Swartz should get such a biography.
This CLOWN RYAN considers himself a INTERNET FREEDOM FIGHTER 😭😂🤦🏽
More like MSM shill for the democrat party
Bro can’t wait to see Jimmy’s Reaction on this, he’s going to have a shit attack 😂
Ima send this to him,
Hopefully Aaron Matè brings this up
Ironic that Grimm says one of his biggest regrets is that he didn't have a chance to work with Swartz knowing now what we all know about what and who Grimm is.
Nick Gilespi ftw
He would've been at the forefront today.
Gotta love how the USA destroyed one of its best and brightest but has left the corrupt and well-funded to their own devices.
It's strange how many inconvenient people commit suicide
Thank you for covering Aaron’s legacy. I still think of him to this day. His old blog is full of wisdom.
Aaron Swartz was pushed so far he killed himself, but in a way it was murder. One of the many LGBTI+ that gave their lives up for the community at large. An aspect we don't talk about, plenty of "suicides" are a little bit more complex than that. Having things for free is freedom, it is less dangerous for individual humans survival than it is for the capitalistic corporations survival – corporations derives from corpus or (dead)body. Aaron Swartz had "enemies" with power and interests to protect that power. Why he now seemed he was a head of the time, was because he saw into the loop of the game that is and was being played. The rest just needed to catch up with these facts. And still does, because the game never stopped, those with domination power still are ahead of this game. The average community is always one of not more steps behind.
But was Aaron Swartz 'EPSTEINED' ? The chronology of his suicide doesn't jive with his character.
Aaron Swartz was a public fighter. He pleaded not guilty. He would have gone to trial and fought and put into record all that he knows of corporations corrupting government. If found guilty at trial, he would have been sent home until sentencing. Of course the government and the corporations and academic institutions didn't want that trial to happen.
If you know Aaron's character and his intellect and legal and political savvy, it belies reason to think that he would have committed suicide before his chance to fight with all eyes on him, and to put into record his message and the corruption knowing that he had a shot to win and even if found guilty, he would have gone home awaiting sentencing or appeal.
I believe more of us should be talking about how the FBI tried to get him to commit suicide and the details surrounding his suicide. Not easy to find on the internet.
Aaron was a massive threat to the capitalist corporate matrix we live in. People who threaten power on this level, tend to fall out of buildings, commit suicide have car accidents or are publicly murdered in the case of dictators.
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Thank you so much for this vital reflection on a soul who gave so much. May we treat future Aaron’s with respect and real support.
dude YES. Thank you for remembering Aaron Swartz
I didn't read this article u wrote Ryan, about Aaron, because I don't read the nonsense you come up with. But I hope u covered how Obama and his administration bullied the F out of him and his family that lead up to the suicide.
I'll never forget the anti-bullying initiative Obama rolled out, on his high horse, emploring people to stop the harmful practice and how it can ruin lives and cause needless suicides. Not long after that Aaron's suicide happened and then all the news broke about how hard Obama used the full weight of the govt to bully this kid for months.
Ironic given that Ryan Grimm is a shill for big money democrats. Pretends to support populist democrats, but when the rubber meets the road he sides with the neolibs and corporatists every time.
Props for remembering Aaron Schwartz what the establishment did to him was unconscionable.
Aaron should be part of the same breath as Snowden and Assange. I wish we could still be hearing from him. Also reddit wouldn't be the dumpster fire it is of he were around.
Why am i not bleeping surprised 😀😄🤣😅🤣
dirty trick. i love it! _JC
And now look what happens to Reddit. Government propaganda news site for teenagers
This is the only time I've ever complimented Sell-Out Grimm. Great vid Grimm. Stop bring a Dnc sellout.
Very good piece! This is the sort of content you'd never find on any traditional news platform
Emily's final statement seems to go for pretty much anything nowadays, aside from the people behind the curtain, not many people seem to have something like a real vision or thought out plan.
There definitely has been some kind of shift, and sure, every generation has their 'zeitgeist', but the modern one is more of a poltergeist.
Sorry, can't resist a lame pun.
Forget "Presidential Pardons". We need "Public Pardons" so we can protect these people.
Who can own land?
Who can own space?
Who can own food?
Who can own water?
Who can own thought?
Long live Aaron memory ;(
Prosecution is persecution. Prosecutors are torturers in suits.
Aaron is my hero ! 🙌🏽 Ortez should be behind bars. Ignorant piece of sh.t has blood on her hands.
He didn’t kill himself, so freaking obvious he was disrupting their agenda..he got taken out, period.
Thank you for covering this. Important history. Important person.
He did NOT kill himself. No more than Epstein did.
He was Epsteined before it was a known thing amongst the masses. If you know you know….
Oh yeah, "Suicide" just like The FBI pressured MLK Jr. to commit suicide, weird how it's only those who can injure the powerful are killing themselves, never senators or CEOs.
Who "suicided" him?
BASED. Huge respect for talking about this, way too few people know his story.
Thank you Ryan, the world lost one of it’s brightest the day he died
gud, people should remember
I'd never heard of him, but thank you for bringing this to me. A little bit of faith in humanity restored, because even if he didn't succeed, he was good enough of a person to try.
Harrased to death by our government
He will be missed.
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