Mike Gogulski, founder of the Bradley Manning Support Network, discusses the myriad events going on this weekend (March 19-20) in support of Bradley Manning; Obama’s decision to rely on Pentagon assurances that Manning was being appropriately treated in custody – after (former) State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley forced the issue; the mainstream media’s broad objection to Manning’s forced nudity and other degradations; and the incredible WikiLeaks revelations that have shaken corrupt governments the world over.
Mike Gogulski, founder of the Bradley Manning Support Network, discusses the false rumor of Bradley Manningâ€™s suicide; why the Cablegate documents look like dispatches to an emperor; the shortcoming in fundraising for Manningâ€™s legal defense (due in part to WikiLeaksâ€™ unfulfilled pledge); and fighting back against VISA, MasterCard, Amazon.com and other WikiLeaks suppressors through boycotts and cyber attacks.
Mike Gogulski, founder of the Bradley Manning Support Network, discusses Bradley Manning friend and website supporter David Houseâ€™s detainment and questioning by FBI and DHS officials who also confiscated his laptop, nearly complete fundraising efforts for Manningâ€™s legal defense, chances the new Congress will draft legislation similar to the UKâ€™s law against withholding encryption passwords from law enforcement and proof that WikiLeaks doesnâ€™t only pick on the US government: upcoming releases bound to embarrass Russia and Lebanon, among others.
Mike Gogulski, founder of the Bradley Manning Support Network, discusses the successful legal-defense fundraising effort that has landed attorney David Coombs, substantial monetary pledges from Michael Moore and WikiLeaks and the establishment of a mail delivery agreement with the Quantico brig so Manning can read the letters from his many supporters.
This recording is excerpted from the KPFK Beneath The Surface with Suzi WeissmanÂ program of July 30th. The complete recording can be heard here.
Mike Gogulski, founder of the Help Bradley Manning website, discusses Manningâ€™s brig transfer from Kuwait to Virginia and his status on suicide watch, the involvement of Courage to Resist in fundraising efforts for Manningâ€™s legal defense and how sympathizers can donate or volunteer to help Bradley Manning.
Mike Gogulski, founder of the Help Bradley Manning website, discusses â€œCollateral Murderâ€ leaker Bradley Manningâ€™s bravery and risk of an effective lifelong prison sentence, media smears and misrepresentations of Manning, the Obama administrationâ€™s record-setting whistleblower prosecutions and how you can donate to Manningâ€™s legal defense fund.