Tag Archives: Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning and our helicopter attack memory hole

I’m just remembering how horrifying this scene in Charlie Wilson’s War was when I saw it in a movie theater. Now that we’ve seen the Wikileaks video of the Apache attacks on civilians, can somebody please tell me how we can pretend we’re more moral than the Soviets?

Thursday Night on WBCR is Drone Night!

Tune into WBCR‘s Sex and Politics this coming Thursday at the usual times (8 PM–10:30PM). I’ll be talking to  an activist on the front lines of the protests against the Drone Strike program. He has been working with the Occupy Kansas City movement, and has also been a part of Trifecta Resista and PeaceWorksKC groups (he’s […]

Bradley Manning’s Awful Day–and ours

I was afraid it would come to this. On Thursday, Bradley Manning appeared in court in Fort Meade, Maryland and read a 35 page statement about his actions and motivations behind the leaking of information. Manning had been a US Army intelligence analyst stationed in Iraq, and he he was increasingly disillusioned about the things […]

My place-holder post about WBCR and Bradley Manning

Last night, we had a terrific guest on WBCR’s Sex And Politics–actress/playwright and activist Claire Lebowitz, who filled in our audience about the events at Bradley Manning’s hearing yesterday at Fort Meade, Maryland.  The show will be available shortly on Podcast. And I will be putting up a longer post about this over the weekend. […]

Bradley Manning right to a speedy trial denied

This is an update on the Bradley Manning case. It was written by Nathan Fuller and you can find the full version here. Emphasis mine.  Nathan Fuller, Bradley Manning Support Network. February 26, 2013. On PFC Bradley Manning’s 1,005th day in prison without trial, military judge Denise Lind ruled that the government has not deprived him […]

Bradley Manning spends his 1,002nd day in jail without trial

On Saturday, there were vigils and protests all over the world to commemorate the fact that former US Army PFC Bradley Manning has spent one thousand days in jail without being given a trial. His crime was leaking information to Julian Assange and the Wikileaks consortium, which then appeared everywhere. In particular, Manning had leaked […]

Merry Xmas, Peace activists. Now go to jail

Last night Brian Terrell, an activist who protested against the use of pilotless raptor drones in an assassination program championed by both the former and current occupant of the White House, began serving a six month sentence. His crime was going to the front gate of Whiteman AFB and asking how he and his friends […]