Trump’s push to extradite WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is a blunt effort to criminalize journalism.
During her time in jail, Manning accumulated $256,000 in fines.
The combined maximum sentence in the U.S. for the crimes Assange is accused of is 175 years.
The Trump administration is using Assange as an example to warn journalists that they publish at their own peril.
In popular culture and in classrooms, Zinn’s ideas have been steadily gaining ground.
In a letter to the U.S. government, the special rapporteur on torture called for the immediate release of Manning.
Supporting grand jury resisters increases the odds that people held in civil contempt will be released.
Congressional leaders only champion whistleblowers when it suits them.
Manning has been in jail for 147 days and already owes $38,000 in fines.
Manning’s legal team says she will face a total of more than $440,000 in fines.