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This Can’t Be Happening – 05.17.17

Kansas correspondent Mike Caddell, to discuss the release from Ft. Leavenworth prison of whisteblower extraordinaire Chelsea Manning, the case of released, rearrested and re-released Anonymous hacker Barrett Brown, and of how the rolling Trump presidential disaster is playing in ultra-Red State Kansas. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Deirdre Fulton – Crackdown on Manning Intensifies Days Before Confinement Hearing

Military prison authorities are allegedly denying whistleblower Chelsea Manning access to the facility’s legal library, just two days before a disciplinary board hearing that will decide whether she is placed in solitary confinement for what her supporters and lawyers say are innocuous offenses—like possession of a tube of expired toothpaste. As Common Dreams reported, the Chelsea Manning Support Network revealed …

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Sarah Lazare – Chelsea Manning Could Face Indefinite Solitary Confinement

Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning, currently serving a 35-year sentence in military prison, now faces the possibility of indefinite solitary confinement for what her supporters and lawyers say are innocuous offenses—like possessing books and magazines related to LGBTQ issues and having expired toothpaste in her cell. The Chelsea Manning Support Network revealed Tuesday that prison authorities are using the trumped up …