Tag Archives: Jeremy Hammond

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 […]

Sex and politics–featuring Sue Crabtree!

So I had a great show the other night on Sex and Politics–if you didn’t catch it, it’s on our podbean website. The show started out with a report from Louis Fishman, on the ground in Turkey. My colleague Joe Wade spoke to Poet Lamont Steptoe, and musician Dan Gallo. Later in the hour, I […]

Letters of support for Jeremy Hammond

Kinda self explanatory (address hard to read, click on jpg). I told you all ¬†in March of 2012 that there were bad times ahead and we needed solidarity. Whether it’s Occupy or Anonymous or the Plowshares, there are people who kick the beehive for the rest of us and they get stung. And we’re a […]

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 […]