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What if Chelsea Manning Had Been Home When Police Broke into Her Home for ‘Wellness Check’?

The Montgomery County Police Department in Bethesda, Maryland, conducted what they called a “wellness” or “welfare check” and broke into Chelsea Manning’s home with guns drawn. Fortunately, Manning was not home or else an encounter may have ended in death. A Treatment Advocacy Center (TAC) study from December 2015 found “people with untreated mental illness are 16 […]

Chelsea Manning To Stand As Senator – The Jimmy Dore Show

Chelsea Manning To Stand As Senator – The Jimmy Dore Show The Jimmy Dore Show The Jimmy Dore Show is a hilarious and irreverent take on news, politics and culture featuring Jimmy Dore, a professional stand up comedian, author and podcaster. With over 5 million downloads on iTunes, the show is also broadcast on KPFK […]

Democrats Rankled by the Audacity of Chelsea Manning’s Senate Campaign

Chelsea Manning announced she will campaign for the Senate against Maryland Democratic Senator Ben Cardin in the upcoming primary. A segment of the Democratic establishment reacted feverishly. The former rapid response director for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, Zac Petkanas, declared, “Chelsea Manning could have leaked the info anywhere. She went to an arm of Russian intelligence […]

Shame: Harvard Welcomes Spicer, Spurns Manning

Above photo: ‘Harvard’s fear of alienating donors is well known.’ Photograph: Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock Its time to withdraw support from the university after it invited Sean Spicer and Corey Lewandowski, but rescinded a fellowship for Chelsea Manning. Boston, MA – I graduated from Harvard in 1968. (Officially, my diploma was from Radcliffe, the now disbanded women’s college, but […]

Harvard Kennedy Succumbs To CIA Pressure, Revokes Chelsea Manning’s Fellowship

Above Photo: CIA director Mike Pompeo and other CIA officials pressured the Harvard Kennedy School to revoke Chelsea Manning’s fellowship invitation. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr) It is remarkable that any former CIA director would oppose someone for “long-standing efforts” to “legitimize” their “criminal path.” The Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School revoked an invitation […]

Chelsea Manning Hung Up Phone On Harvard Dean Who Delivered Fellowship Snub

Above Photo:  The source said Elmendorf argued that Harvard had to ‘weigh’ what each visiting fellow ‘brought to the table’. Photograph: Heidi Gutman/Getty Images Manning ended call early in expression of dismay, source tells Guardian Kennedy school canceled invitation after protests from CIA officials Chelsea Manning, the former US soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of […]

The Silencing Of Chelsea Manning Puts Power Before Freedom Of Speech

There are difficult questions for Chelsea Manning to answer. As a visiting fellow – someone expected to speak publicly, answer questions, and be confronted by different opinions – everyone might have benefited It is ironic that the most powerful most fear powerlessness. Enter Harvard University. This week, wobbled by pressure from the CIA and other […]

Chelsea Manning At Harvard: The Fear Of Veritas

Above Photo: From globalresearch.ca Note: There was criticism of Harvard for attempting to silence Chelsea Manning and denying their students from hearing her views as well as kowtowing to CIA pressure. The Institute for Public Accuracy cited Jesselyn Radack, the director of the Whistleblower & Source Protection Program (WHISPeR) at ExposeFacts, who said  “It is ironic […]

Following CIA Backlash, Harvard Rescinds Chelsea Manning’s Title

(AP) — Harvard University reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow early Friday, a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the title for the soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information. Douglas Elmendorf, the dean of the university’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, wrote in a […]

Chelsea Manning’s Persevering Spirit Shines In Interview

Above Photo: Still image from ABC News interview with Chelsea Manning (Fair use). Source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/chelsea-manning-leaked-classified-military-information/story?id=47942490 Whether in an imperfect or hostile setting, Chelsea Manning’s persevering spirit and humanity never fails to shine. That was certainly the case in her exclusive interview for “Nightline” on ABC. The United States Army whistleblower describes her military prison life at Fort […]

Chelsea Manning: Seeing Victims Of US War As ‘People’ – Not ‘Statistics’ – Compelled Leaks

“I stopped seeing just statistics and information, and I started seeing people,” Manning said. (Photo: ABC News Screenshot) U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning has given her first interview since being released from prison last month in which she explains her motivations for making public thousands of military documents. Excerpts of her interview with ABC‘s “Nightline” […]

Chelsea Manning Speaks Out: Seeing Victims Of War As “People” – Not “Statistics” Inspired Leaks

By Rachel Blevins Chelsea Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who was charged with leaking the largest trove of government secrets in U.S. history, spoke out for the first time this week after spending seven years in prison. “I accept the responsibility,” Manning said. “No one told me to do this. No one directed me […]

Chelsea Manning Is Free–But Whistleblowers Still Face Prison

Above Photo: From fair.org Human Rights Watch is glad that Chelsea Manning is free. A statement from the group’s General Counsel’s office notes that Manning’s “absurdly disproportionate” 35-year sentence for passing classified documents to Wikileaks in 2010, commuted by Barack Obama on his last day in office, was prosecuted under the Espionage Act of 1917, which they warn […]

What That Stunning Photograph Of Chelsea Manning Really Shows

Above Photo: Via Instagram French philosopher Roland Barthes famously theorized that a photograph can have a punctum, a “poignant” visual “accident” that “pricks” and “bruises” the viewer, disrupting the literal contents of the image. The punctum is the arresting detail that turns a simple family snapshot into an unforgettable image. For me, the punctum in […]

The Release of Chelsea Manning

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Watching The Hawks – Chelsea Manning Free at Last & Doing Time Like A Spy

Watching The Hawks – Chelsea Manning Free at Last & Doing Time Like A Spy Watching The Hawksyoutube.com On this episode of Watching the Hawks Tyrel Ventura and Tabetha Wallace celebrate the release of whistleblower Chelsea Manning. RTs Marina Portnaya reports live from Fort Leavenworth Prison in Kansas on Mannings morning release and CIA whistleblower […]

Manning To Remain On Active Duty, Receive Benefits After Release

Chelsea Manning will remain on active duty in the army and receive health care benefits once she is free. Pvt. Chelsea Manning is scheduled to be released from military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on May 17, according to the U.S. Army. Sputnik reports: Manning is scheduled to be released from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth on Wednesday. […]

Chelsea Manning Will Be Released Next Week And Finally Get First Chance At Life

Above Photo: U.S. Army Post rivate First Class Chelsea Manning, the U.S. soldier convicted of giving classified state documents to WikiLeaks, is pictured dressed as a woman in this 2010 handout photograph obtained from the U.S. Army August 14, 2013. The U.S. military is considering options for the detention of the transgender soldier who is serving […]

Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released On May 17, 2017

Note: On May 17, 2017 Chelsea Manning will be freed from prison after serving seven years. Below is an article she wrote thanking those in prison who helped her get through the ordeal. Chelsea’s exit from prison, after her 30 year sentence was commuted is a cause for celebration by the many thousands who worked […]

Assange, Snowden, Manning Declared ‘Heroes’ By Switzerland

Assange, Snowden, Manning Declared ‘Heroes’ By Switzerland August 13, 2016 Baxter Dmitry News, World 0 Comments Julian Assange, Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning are treated as terrorists and criminals in U.S., but elsewhere in the world they are celebrated as heroes in the fight against corruption and global surveillance. A statue recognising the courage of […]

Tens of Thousands of People Every Year Sent to Jail Based on Results from Ridiculously Flawed Roadside Drug Test

Tens of Thousands of People Every Year Sent to Jail Based on Results from Ridiculously Flawed Roadside Drug Test July 8th, 2016 “Why are police departments and prosecutors still using them?” The article doesn’t go anywhere near the reason, which is that large Wall […]

GoFundMe: The People’s Convention Needs Space

Print Friendly Above Photo: From caucus99percent.com Note: Even though funds are tight, Popular Resistance will match up to $500 in donations to this fundraising effort to help give it a strong start. It is important we gather together to discuss next steps for the social movement. The People’s Convention is where people eager to reclaim their democracy will join […]

Which one of your friends is a psychopath?

     One in 100 of your connections on Facebook could match the cold and calculating class of personality, an expert tells Sheena Hastings It’s nearly a quarter of a century since Kerry Daynes began working with psychopaths. Her first job, at the age of 21, was as an assistant psychologist in a maximum security prison […]

Slavery As Free Trade

Print Friendly Above photo: Plan of the French slave ship La Marie Seraphique c.1770. © Château des ducs de Bretagne – Musée d’histoire de Nantes. The 18th-century thinkers behind laissez-faire economics saw slavery as a great example of global free trade. For nearly four centuries, the Atlantic slave trade brought millions of people into bondage. Scholars estimate […]

Malaysian Police Freeze Allegedly Daesh Linked Bank Account

nsnbc : Malaysian police have frozen a local bank account which was believed to have been used for raising funds for the self-proclaimed Islamic State a.k.a. Daesh in Syria. Malaysian mercenaries have been involved in Syria since the early days of the war in 2011. Image, Spreng Ben Bukit Aman Special Branch director Datuk Seri […]

The Life And Times Of Karl Marx, In The Words Of Ronnie Kasrils

Background and Early Years Karl Marx, who developed the philosophy of dialectical and historical materialism, scientific and political economy, the founder of scientific socialism and communism, and teacher and leader of the international working class for whom he created a new, purposeful world outlook, was born at Trier, in the Prussian Rhineland, on May 5, […]

India Plans To Divert Major Rivers To Tackle Drought

India is set to divert water from its rivers to tackle sever droughts. The Indian government is pushing ahead with the ambitious and expensive engineering project, despite strong opposition from lawmakers, environmentalists and it’s neighbor, Bangladesh. The minister of water resources Uma Bharti said that transferring water from major rivers like the Brahmaputra and the […]

US and Russia talk peace, make war, in Syria

In a stinging rebuke, the president of French medical relief agency Medecins Sans Frontieres on Tuesday accused several governments, including the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Syria, of either directly attacking medical workers or participating in coalitions that have done so. Speaking in a special session of the U.N. Security Council on the protection […]

Obama’s $4 TRILLION ‘Gift’ For America Should Have Everyone TERRIFIED

Blaze AMERICA’S FREEDOM FIGHTERS – Increase taxes and offer more “free” programs at the expense of the hard working Americans across our nation, the democratic way! The latest “vision” to destroy America, if you will, comes in the form of Obama’s latest tax proposal and it truly leaves me speechless. After 7 years it looks […]

Arab MKs suspended from Israeli Knesset

Days of Palestine, Jerusalem -Israeli occupation Knesset’s Ethics Committee suspended three Arab MKs over visiting families of Palestinian victims killed by Israeli occupation forces.  Two out of the three MKs, Haneen Zoabi and Basel Ghattas, were suspended from attending meetings of the Knesset and its committees for four months, while the third MK Jamal Zahalka […]

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