May 17, 2017

Chelsea Manning released from military prison

BBC News reports: US soldier Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after serving seven years for leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and military files to Wikileaks. A…

Brooks: When the World Is Led by a Child

Conservative NYT columnist David Brooks yesterday wrote devastatingly about our 45th president: We’ve got this perverse situation in which the vast analytic powers of the entire world are being spent…


International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia

@ManyVoicesOrg writes: Today’s the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia. It’s never been more timely to love & affirm LGBTQ people. #IDAHOT Amen.

Erdoğan supporters attack peaceful protesters in D.C.

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) shares video of Kurdish, Yezidi, and Armenian human rights protesters in Washington, D.C. being attacked by suspected members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

FMU awards Trayvon Martin posthumous aviation degree

To call this a bittersweet moment is a terrible understatement. It is heartbreaking. Florida Memorial University gives the murdered Trayvon Martin the aviation degree he did not live to earn….

Stephen’s monologue is declassified

This farce needs to end. But most Republicans in Congress are still hiding under their desks.