Thou shalt not bear truthful witness against thy government: John Kiriakou
Politics / Revolution / War / Whistleblowers

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
Politics / War / Whistleblowers

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

Time for Action: Mass Rally for Bradley Manning
Civil Rights / Politics / Whistleblowers

Time for Action: Mass Rally for Bradley Manning

This Saturday, mass demonstrations will be happening all over the country and the world to protest Bradley Manning‘s imprisonment. I’ve written enough about Manning here (on Obama’s legacy of secrecy, drones, prisons, and kill lists), here (on why whistleblowing is NOT a crime), here (on the Obama administration’s attack on whistleblowers) and here (on what Dzokhar Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston … Continue reading

Secrecy, Drones, Prisons, Kill Lists: Obama’s Legacy
Civil Rights / Politics / War

Secrecy, Drones, Prisons, Kill Lists: Obama’s Legacy

On Monday, the Associated Press revealed that the Department of Justice used subpoenas to obtain phone records of its editors and reporters from April and May 2012. The records were obtained due to the investigation and supposed leak to the AP last year that the CIA had “thwarted an ambitious plot by al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen … Continue reading