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Emma Cape was the Campaign Manager of the Chelsea Manning Support Network. In this podcast, she shares her experiences over years working with Chelsea and building a campaign that would lead to her release from prison.
By Jeff Paterson. Toby Keith serenades Saudi royalty in support of Trump, Ted Nugent on how to avoid the draft, and more!
David Gespass provides an update on the US military’s internal “policies on dissent” for the NLG’s Military Law Task Force.
Chelsea shares her first portrait photo, while supporters gather worldwide to celebrate her hard won freedom.
“After another anxious four months of waiting, the day has finally arrived. I am looking forward to so much! … exciting, awkward, fun, and all new for me.”
Organizers of the former Chelsea Manning Support Network describe how the fight to win Chelsea’s freedom was won, and share their reactions to this amazing victory.
In this podcast, lead court martial defense attorney for Chelsea Manning, David Coombs, reflects on the case, working with the Support Network, and her release this week.
On Wednesday, May 17, Chelsea Manning will walk out of Fort Leavenworth military prison a free person. She has served seven years behind bars, more than any whistle-blower in American history.
In our new podcast, Internet privacy advocate, and Chelsea Manning Support Network co-founder, Rainey Reitman talks about helping launch a movement that would eventually free an American political prisoner and hero.
Chelsea Manning: “Freedom used to be something that I dreamed of but never allowed myself to fully imagine…. I am forever grateful to the people who kept me alive, President Obama, my legal team and countless supporters.”
In the Washington Post this week (May 3, 2017), journalist Dan Lamothe exposes the horrifying hazing of young recruits.
For anyone interested in military law as it pertains to war resisters, “On Watch” is a must read.
This week the award-winning drone documentary “National Bird” is premiering on PBS, as well as on a number of online streaming providers.
I have known Chelsea as her attorney, advocate and friend for several years. The money will be deposited directly into her bank account, which is being managed by her current power of attorney.
Berkeley, CA — On Monday, May 15, 2017, join us in celebrating the 11th Annual Berkeley CO and War Resisters’ Day, on International Conscientious Objectors’ Day. Gather at 11:30 AM for the Peace Flag raising ceremony at the Civic Center flagpole, 2180 Milvia Street.
By Joseph Gibson, Courage to Resist. Now that the face of the US government is once again a cartoonish leader hated by liberals, will we see a rebirth of the antiwar movement? If so, how much attention will drones get, and what would an effective resistance look like?
We are proud to release the first episode in our new Courage to Resist podcast series. This inaugural edition features Marine officer turned conscientious objector Jacob Bridge-Maier.
We're proud to share with you our May 2017 PDF newsletter.
Jonathan Matthew Smucker’s new article on the rise of Trump, published today in the “New Internationalist”, is worth a read. Jonathan is a friend of Courage to Resist, a political organizer & strategist, Beyond the Choir dir., and author of “Hegemony How-To: A Roadmap for Radicals”.
Op-ed by Bob Meola, Courage to Resist. A lot of people miss Barack Obama because he smiled nicely while he dropped over 26,000 bombs on seven nations, last year. He was a much more pleasant personality. … Now, the McResistance, of the Democratic Party and the corporate media have their propagandists reviving the cold war…
Join us April 23 – April 29, 2017 at Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, Nevada for a 3rd national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer drone operations in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan,Yemen, Somalia and everywhere.
Ryan made the decision not to go to war. With assistance from the GI Rights Hotline, they learned their options. They found they weren’t alone in resistance.
If implemented, a National Guard proposal would lead to enforcement action against millions of immigrants living nowhere near the Mexican border. … Administration officials said the proposal, which called for mobilizing up to 100,000 troops in 11 states, has been rejected for the time being.
In 2013, the Department of Homeland Security, at the request of the Defense Department, issue a policy memorandum aimed at preventing the deportation of spouses, parents and children of active-duty service members through a program called “Parole in Place.” … [the new Executive Order] casually dispenses with exercises of executive discretion…