Hedges: Get In the Damn Streets!
Human Rights / Israel / Politics / Revolution / War / Whistleblowers

Hedges: Get In the Damn Streets!

Yesterday, Chris Hedges came to American University to discuss the Obama administration’s war on whistleblowers and the targeting of journalists. He began, “Over my own lifetime, 30 years as a reporter, I started covering the war in El Salvador in 1983, you’ve seen an assault against not only the press but basic civil liberties that make … Continue reading

Give Thanks: An Ode to Whistleblowers and Revolutionaries
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Give Thanks: An Ode to Whistleblowers and Revolutionaries

May 27th marked exactly four years of prison time for whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Four years for releasing documents disclosing torture and abuse by US and allied forces: rape, whippings, electric drills used on body parts, waterboarding, beatings, murder. Four years for disclosing previously unreported civilian deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan – deaths that number in … Continue reading

Thou shalt not bear truthful witness against thy government: John Kiriakou
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Thou shalt not bear truthful witness against thy government: John Kiriakou

To date, only one person has been jailed in connection to the US torture program. One man has been put behind bars for the part that the United States has played in torturing prisoners of war around the globe. On January 25th, 2013, John Kiriakou was sentenced to 30 months in prison. He reported to … Continue reading

Free Bradley Manning – Music and Activism
Politics / Whistleblowers

Free Bradley Manning – Music and Activism

The Justice Party of PA hosted a fantastic event this past Saturday, June 15th: Free Bradley Manning Music and Activism. The event was at the Independent Space in Kutztown, PA and featured an amazing band, Real West (Crime Jazz, Latin Lounge, A Jazzadelic Freakout!). Guests of all ages showed up to discuss Bradley Manning’s leak of thousands of classified documents … Continue reading

FREE BRADLEY MANNING CALL TO ACTION: AN EVENING OF ACTIVISM AND MUSIC
Civil Rights / Politics / Whistleblowers

FREE BRADLEY MANNING CALL TO ACTION: AN EVENING OF ACTIVISM AND MUSIC

Justice Party of Pennsylvania * Lehigh Valley Coffee Party * Bradley Manning Support Network MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Alyssa Rohricht, Justice Party of PA, 610-763-6159 A FREE BRADLEY MANNING CALL TO ACTION: AN EVENING OF ACTIVISM AND MUSIC What: The Justice Party of PA along with the Lehigh Valley Coffee Party and the Bradley Manning Support … Continue reading

Setting an Example: The Prosecution and Persecution of Bradley Manning
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Setting an Example: The Prosecution and Persecution of Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning’s trial finally got its start on Monday, June 3rd (after a mere four years of pre-trial detention). Transcripts from the first day of trial have been released and they are nothing if not a shameful and despicable look at our government’s calculated plan to silence truth-tellers and whistleblowers in all areas of government and … Continue reading