“We Need To Act Now”: An Interview With Chelsea Manning

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Chelsea Manning is running for U.S. Senate in Maryland in the Democratic Party primary against career politician, Ben Cardin. She explains why she is running, her concerns about the future, which should be of concern to all of us, and what we should be doing right now. We also bring you news and upcoming actions that you can join.

 

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News:

Earth Day Newsletter by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

Police Urging Anti-protest Bills in at Least 8 States by Simon Davis-Cohen and Sarah Lazare

Korean Peninsula in Historic Peace Talks – Thanks to Activists by Ben Norton

As Israel Marks 70 Years, What have been the True Costs? by Jonathan Cook

Views from a Changing Cuba as Raul Castro Steps Down by Nat Winthrop

Popular Resistance School

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Relevant articles and websites:

Chelsea Manning: “I’m a very different person than I was ten years ago” by Ed Pilkington

The Long, Lonely Road of Chelsea Manning by Matthew Shaer

Donate to Chelsea’s Senate campaign here

 

Guest:

Chelsea Manning is a trans woman, a network security expert and former intelligence analyst who was imprisoned for seven years after providing documents to Wikileaks. Since having her sentenced commuted and being released in 2017, she has been active on a range of issues. Chelsea is currently running for US Senate as a Democrat in Maryland. Follow Chelsea on Twitter @xychelsea.

  • Bob Beal

    The Democratic Party and the confirmation of Mike Pompeo
    By Patrick Martin, 27 April 2018
    “The nominal “opposition” party paved the way for the installation of an advocate of war, mass surveillance and torture as the new US secretary of state.”
    https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/27/pers-a27.html
    “The elevation of this warmonger and enemy of democratic rights only confirms that both parties of the American ruling class are committed to censorship, the criminalization of political dissent and a reckless escalation of US military operations all over the world, which brings with it the increasing danger of a new world war employing nuclear weapons.”