Bradley Manning

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What's the Difference Between a Leaker and a Whistleblower?

The distinction may be the thing that keeps three WikiLeaks employees out of prison.
Joseph Bien-Kahn
2.17.15
News

Hey Conservatives, There's Nothing "Delusional" About Being Trans

The <i>National Review</i> apparently believes that trans people are mentally ill and need to be "cured." Maybe they should stop being such fucking intolerant bigots?
Harry Cheadle
8.23.13
News

The Government Wants the Media to Stop Covering Barrett Brown

Barrett Brown has been sitting in prison, without trial, for almost a year. In case you haven’t followed his case, the 31-year-old journalist is facing a century of prison time for sharing a link that contained, within an archive of 5 million emails...
Patrick McGuire
8.12.13
News

Three Whistleblowers Talk About Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning

The US government's pursuit of those who break rank to expose its secrets has emerged as the dominant narrative of this decade's war for information. I thought I'd speak to a trio of high-profile whistleblowers who know all about the repercussions of...
Danny McDonald
8.4.13
vice meets

Julian Assange Talks to VICE About Bradley Manning and Political Payback

VICE was invited to the Ecuadorian embassy in London for a rare in-person interview with Julian Assange.
Royce Akers
8.1.13
tech

How the Espionage Act of 1917 Became a Law Against Whistleblowing

With Bradley Manning convicted of espionage and Edward Snowden still moldering in a Moscow airport, it's worth looking at the law that streamlines America's prosecution of whistleblowers.
DJ Pangburn
7.31.13
VICE News

Julian Assange Talks to VICE About Bradley Manning and Political Payback - Trailer

VICE was invited to the Ecuadorian embassy in London for a rare in-person interview with Julian Assange. Our visit coincided with <a href="http://www.vice.com/read/bradley-manning-was-convicted-of-espionage-and-we-protested-at-the-white-house">the...
Royce Akers
7.31.13
News

Bradley Manning Was Convicted of Espionage, and We Protested at the White House

Bradley Manning has already been tortured while kept in isolation, and after Tuesday’s verdict he is officially—in the eyes of the American justice system—a bona fide spy several times over. For sharing sensitive files with the antisecrecy site...
Andrew Blake
7.31.13
News

The US Military Recruited at San Francisco Gay Pride

In the past two years, we’ve seen a rapid increase in the military's awareness of the LGBTQ community, amid an obviously understandable animosity. Could they recruit from the very same group they’ve spent countless generations undermining?
Jules Suzdaltsev
7.10.13
Stuff

Julian Assange Isn't WikiLeaks

With Julian Assange consigned to ambling between his lounge chair and his speaking balcony at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the fight for free information had gone a little quiet until Edward Snowden appeared and shook it all up again. Now, Assange...
Oscar Rickett
7.8.13
News

This Is a Defining Year for WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks is now established as the go-to organization for those who have something secret they want the world to know or who hear the footsteps of intelligence agencies behind them. What does its future look like?
Patrick McGuire
6.26.13
News

Bradley Manning's Court Testimony—Leaked

I was not the only one weighing whether or not it was worth risking my career, my reputation, and a possible military reprimand by recording the Bradley Manning's testimony: this morning, audio of his guilty plea was leaked to the web by an anonymous...
Andrew Blake; art by Clark Stoeckley
3.12.13