23 Aug 2013

Writing to Chelsea Manning (Political Prisoner Updates)

Writing to Chelsea Manning Update: A new address for Chelsea Manning was added to this post. Also, be sure to sign the Firedoglake petition demanding Chelsea Manning receive the medical treatment she deserves. Don’t miss yesterday’s update on Mark “Migs” Neiweem of the NATO 5. Join Operation PenPal: scroll to the bottom

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23 Aug 2013

Petition: Provide Chelsea Manning With the Necessary Treatment

After Wednesday’s sentencing in the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the whistleblower released a statement in which she said she would henceforth be known as Chelsea Manning, and that she will begin transitioning while in prison. Unfortunately, the military is notoriously ignorant of the needs of LGBT soldiers, let

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23 Aug 2013

Manning’s Biggest Revelation of All

As much hay as the government has made about the supposed damage done to the United States by Pfc. Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning’s massive leak of classified documents to WikiLeaks three years ago, you might think that those revelations were the biggest breach of U.S. national security in American history.

Manning’s sentence of 35 years surpasses by far any punishment that anyone has ever received for similar offenses.

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23 Aug 2013

There Should Be Nothing for Media to Debate: ‘She’ Should Now Be Used to Refer to Manning

The soldier who was sentenced to thirty-five years in prison for releasing United States government information that was published by WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, came out as a woman this morning when his defense attorney announced that Manning was a female and wanted to be called Chelsea Manning.

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23 Aug 2013

Manning’s Biggest Revelation of All

As much hay as the government has made about the supposed damage done to the United States by Pfc. Chelsea Manning’s massive leak of classified documents to WikiLeaks three years ago, you might think that those revelations were the biggest breach of U.S. national security in American history. Manning’s sentence

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22 Aug 2013

There Should Be Nothing for Media to Debate: ‘She’ Should Now Be Used to Refer to Manning

The soldier who was sentenced to thirty-five years in prison for releasing United States government information that was published by WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, came out as a woman this morning when his defense attorney announced that Manning was a female and wanted to be called Chelsea Manning. David Coombs appeared

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22 Aug 2013

‘You Failed to Break the Spirit of Bradley Manning’: An Open Letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama:

As commander in chief, you’ve been responsible for the treatment of the most high-profile whistleblower in the history of the U.S. armed forces. Under your command, the United States military tried — and failed — to crush the spirit of Bradley Manning.

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22 Aug 2013

On MSNBC With Tamron Hall Discussing Bradley Manning

I was on MSNBC yesterday with Tamron Hall discussing the sentencing of Bradley Manning (prior to the announcement that henceforth she would like to be called Chelsea).

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22 Aug 2013

Jane on MSNBC With Tamron Hall Discussing Bradley Manning

I was on MSNBC yesterday with Tamron Hall discussing the sentencing of Bradley Manning (prior to the announcement that henceforth she would like to be called Chelsea).

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22 Aug 2013

Bradley Manning Is Now Chelsea Manning: Writing & Reporting on the Case from This Point Onward

A statement by the soldier sentenced to thirty-five years in prison as Bradley Manning yesterday was released by his defense attorney, David Coombs, indicating that Manning would now like to be Chelsea Manning because he is a female. The decision to be a woman was reported by the “TODAY” show.

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