Tag Archives: Chelsea Manning

He Broke the Law

UPDATE 3 November 2017 When Peace Nobel Prize laureate, law professor and then president of the United States Barack Obama made this statement in 2011 at a fundraiser in San Francisco, he was not conscious that his casual conversation was … Continue reading

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A Slap in the Face Deserved

When the Nobel Committee in Oslo will confer this year’s Peace award to the architects of of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“Iran nuclear deal”) of July 2015 (who else would deserve it?), it at the same time does … Continue reading

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Thank You Chelsea

When Chelsea Manning gave her first interview, to ABC, after her release last month, we saw a young pretty woman and, for the first time, heard her self-confident and determined voice. What she has done for us still can’t be … Continue reading

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It’s not over yet

As hardly anybody knows how she presently looks, incarcerated whistleblower Chelsea Manning had been portrayed by Katie Miranda at Mondoweiss in a more than humane way. A young and bright, beautiful woman with a future. When immediate past president Barack Obama, … Continue reading

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The Discredited Peace Nobel Prize Committee

When the Nobel Prize committee in Oslo awarded the Peace Prize in 2009 to Barack Obama most observers were shocked about its inappropriate spontaneity. The Committee’s chairman Thorbjørn Jagland had apparently waived all 205 official nominations. Only the Committee can … Continue reading

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