In early July 2015 Chelsea Manning was charged with crimes which carry a possible sentence of “indefinite solitary confinement”. The Timm article reports the incident.
A dozen years after the US invasion, Iraq, remains a bloody, chaotic symbol of the failed US imperial project.
(900 words) Swanson ruminating on Presidents Carter, Reagan and Obama comments on the Vietnamese war, and what the remembrance should be.
(3700 words) In an era when powerful institutions demonize decent people – and the mainstream media joins in, piling on the abuse – legal proceedings have become another Kafka-esque weapon of coercion.