Leah Bolger is a retired Navy Commander with 20 years of US Military Service, a full time Peace Activist and President of Veterans for Peace. Her organization is dedicated to promoting peace by helping the public understand the true cost of war. Leah talks about the value of the Collatoral Murder video showing the killing of a journalist, civilians and children that Bradly Manning has been accused or releasing to Wikileaks. She also talks about the torture of Manning by the military during his pre-trial confinement and the ridiculousness of the government efforts to classify details of war that are common knowledge for the populations suffering the effects. Leah gives us insights of a recent visit to an area of Pakistan under steady drone attacks and explains how life in Waziristan has changed for the people ther with special focus on the children who grow up with PTSD from a life under siege.
Higinio Ochoa on hacker culture, being an Anonymous hacktivist and getting arrested by the FBI, and ideas about the future of the Internet. Higinio "w0rmer" Ochoa was once upon a time banned from using the Internet by the FBI. This was because as a (...)
Jeremy Hammond is a member of the hacktivist network Anonymous, and a gifted computer programer whose case has attracted the attention of activists, civil libertarians and those concerned about the rights of whistleblowers. He is currently spending a (...)
The ZAD, place of experiment and resistance - Welcome to France. The ZAD (Zone A Défendre; zone to defend) of Notre-Dame des Landes is a zone where the struggle in all its forms coexists with ways of life and aesthetics that go beyond Western European (...)
"Grime is a new vehicle for political resistance in the UK and I’m about to grab the steering wheel." Potent Whisper is reputed for using rhyme to create discussion and action on some of the most pressing sociopolitical issues of our time. Following the (...)