Chelsea Manning

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Placards and messages in support of Julian Assange
"This is about retaliation for publishing evidence of U.S. war crimes and other crimes by the most powerful nation on Earth."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The U.S. government's harassment of whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Whenever a journalist makes a misstep, I think that they're put on notice now...


The Pentagon's decision to end its ban on transgender people serving openly in the military has been widely praised as a move toward equality and their right to serve "without having to lie about who they are." And it is. But given Clinton's record as "a hawk's hawk," the shift came swathed in alarming language and implications about the military's declared need to "avail ourselves of all talent possible" and "have access to 100% of America’s population.” As in, for what?