Davin O'Dwyer

Davin O'Dwyer is a freelance writer and subeditor who works primarily for The Irish Times in Dublin.

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Saturday, December 24, 2011
In the Year of the Protester, Bradley Manning is the Great Dissenter
PRESENT TENSE : IT HAS BEEN an extraordinary year, full of tragedy and tumult: there’s every chance that 2011 will rank with 1968 and 1945 as an era-defining 12 months. Time magazine has nominated the “protester” as its person of the year, a decision that has generated plenty of ink, but, among the tsunamis and financial crises, it’s true that the act of protest has marked the year out as particularly noteworthy.
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