Chattanooga this Chattanooga that –
Boston’s bigger than Cleveland –
Oregon’s green, New York’s black –
Blue collar jobs gone to China
White collar crime on the rise… 158 more words
Seven distinct exhibition areas and an incredibly rich artistic programme comprise the @LARGE Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz exhibition. Addressing political prisoners of conscience worldwide (Beijing-based Ai was once imprisoned for eighteen months in his home country of China and is since forbidden to leave), the exhibition questions state versus self-agency in a series of sites for metaphoric exploration and encounters with individual prisoners of conscience in past and current times. 634 more words
The publication at the end of last year of the US Senate report into CIA torture provides an opportunity for the international community to directly intervene in the fate of the person who might well be described as the catalyst for that report – namely, the whistleblower Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, who is serving 35 years imprisonment. 1,275 more words
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The attack of the NYT editors on King for that speech is strikingly familiar, because it’s completely identical to how anti-war advocates in the U.S. are maligned today.
A Plethora of Unsupported Statements
From back when WikiLeaks first began publishing the information given to the public record by Chelsea Manning in 2010 right up until now, statements have been widely disseminated by officials, media, and other commentators in the public ear, alleging ‘harm’ to the United States and individuals from the publication of the documents. 1,840 more words
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So, as Collateral Murder turns five, rather than looking at the video as a curiosity from a bygone conflict, we should watch it again and consider how the film continues to speak to us about the state of contemporary geo-politics, journalism and whistleblowing.