In the aftermath of the Paris attacks and blasts in Beirut, it seems very likely that Western countries will overreact and play into the hands of the Islamic State. It is also clear there will be little reflection on how Western countries, including France, created a climate that fueled the
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, a song that seems fitting for a moment when terror may be compounded by overreaction by the French government.
There has been a push by activists, advocacy organizations, and concerned citizens in New York to reform solitary confinement. Yet, at Rikers Island prison, the city recently adopted a “rehabilitative” reform, which developed a new system of solitary confinement for inmates in order to accomplish solitary confinement reforms. Independent journalist Raven
‘Any Alleged Discrimination Is Justified’: Justice Department Opposes Chelsea Manning Growing Her Hair
The Justice Department moved to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Chelsea Manning against United States Army personnel for prohibiting her from growing her hair.
Evidence revealed by a VICE News investigation revealed the government’s hypocrisy in pursuing whistleblowers like John Kiriakou and Jeffrey Sterling.
Andy Worthington of The Four Fathers talks about his album, “Love and War,” and what influenced him to become a writer & performer of protest music.
Although a court just ruled that Albert Woodfox could be retried, Judge James L. Dennis objected to the years of torture the state has put Woodfox through.
Letter From Leavenworth: Chelsea Manning Discusses ‘Personal And Emotionally Tough Letters’ From Trans People
In a second letter from Chelsea Manning, she reflects on being put on 21-day recreation restriction and what it is like to read letters from trans people.
In the past week Representative Peter King and “60 Minutes” have compared U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning to Aaron Alexis, the Washington Navy Yard shooter who killed twelve people, and presented Manning as a disloyal American. This makes Ted Hearne’s composition inspired by Chelsea Manning exceptionally relevant to the moment.
A federal judge blocked the NSA from collecting data on a law firm under the agency’s phone records surveillance program.