Tag Archives: Bradley Manning

How to Stop the Empire–the Chelsea Manning edition

For those of you joining me for the first time, I wrote this funny little play a couple years back called HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE WHILE KEEPING YOUR DAY JOB. It was fairly successful, and the YouTube presentation got a lot of views. People who remember the play (or who saw the video) say […]

Down the conspiracy rabbit-hole with Snowden (Update)

So… the continuing story of Edward Snowden’s flight from prosecution is on everybody’s front page today. Did he leave Russia? Is Cuba his final destination, or will he head to Ecuador? Is Iceland really trying to negotiate a response to the US should their Pirate Party friends decide Snowden deserves sanctuary? In other words, the […]

#OpGrandMarshallMANNING

Originally posted on #Op Manning:
Greeting citizens of the world. We are Anonymous. ¬† It has come to our attention that the hero, Bradley Manning, has become the subject of a great controversy. This may not come as a surprise, his actions have been marked by controversy since he took a courageous leap of faith…

Jeremy Hammond pleads out to avoid life in prison

For those joining late, Jeremy Hammond was arrested last year for being involved with the Wikileaks file dump of incriminating information about the company Stratfor. Stratfor is an information-gathering company which has been doing work for US intelligence agencies–work those agencies are barred by law from doing themselves. The CIA can’t spy on American citizens […]

Hacking, Phreaking, Anonymous and Asymmetrical warfare

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, I was following the antics of the wildly amorphous phenomenon known as Hacking. Short history: Hacking originated at MIT in the 1950’s as part of their model train club. In the days before phones and computers became almost identical, people like John Draper¬†became the godfathers […]

A great show on Sex and Politics!

We had a helluva time tonight on Sex and Politics–hope you were listening, but if you weren’t, here are the highlights! We spoke to Rachel Schragis of People’s Puppets of Occupy Wall Street. Lots of big events planned for May first, and a history of the colorful giant puppets you see at demonstrations. Their work […]