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PINK Up a Congressional Town Hall!

Thursday, August 8, 2013

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You know it’s that time of the year, when Congress comes back home for the month of August!  Many of our Congressional leaders suffer from “inside the beltway” thinking and have sold out to lobbyists. In order to give our members a good jolt of reality, attending a Town Hall meeting is an excellent opportunity [...]

You Don’t Seem to Care About the NSA Reading Your Emails. But You Probably Should.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

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In our heart of hearts, many of us already awake to a transition into states of securitization, militarization, and surveillance, could have guessed that we are all being watched. Turns out we are not crazy! I wish there was more comfort in that thought. NSA specialists and all responsible intelligence agents (even throughout the duration [...]

“The United States” vs. Bradley Manning

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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“The United States vs. Bradley Manning.” Instantly this framing infuriates me. Hearing the prosecution being referred to as the United States makes a mockery of a conveniently ignored truth and one of the foundational slogans here at CODEPINK, “Dissent is Patriotic!” Are we not all the United States? I, for one, do not recall signing [...]

Whistleblowers are the Nation’s Conscience

Friday, June 28, 2013

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By Allie Fry Before starting my internship with CODEPINK, I knew very little about Bradley Manning. What I did know about whistleblowing concerned the Stuebenville rape case. Anonymous, a “hacktivist” group, was responsible for leaking the names of the Steubenville rapists, fueling necessary (and long overdue) national dialogue about rape culture. The rapists sexually assaulted [...]

OWS Takes a Road Trip for Bradley Manning, Brings Baggage

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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December 17th, 2011 was a big day for the Occupy Movement: the three month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street; one year since Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation that sparked the Tunisian revolution and in turn the Arab Spring, and the 24th birthday of PFC Bradley Manning, the US army intelligence analyst accused of giving WikiLeaks the information [...]

CODEPINK Interview with FBI Whistleblower Coleen Rowley: Accountability, Bradley Manning, Thomas Drake & Taking Action!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

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CODEPINK Interview with FBI Whistleblower Coleen Rowley: Accountability, Bradley Manning, Thomas Drake & Taking Action! By Nancy Mancias Coleen Rowley is a former FBI agent and whistleblower. In 2002, she was awarded TIME “Person of the Year” along with two other female whistleblowers. Why is it important to hold our elected officials accountable? There can’t [...]

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