David House on Bradley Manning, Secret WikiLeaks Grand Jury, U.S. Surveillance of Manning Supporters

(Multimedia) On the eve of the extradition hearing for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange in London, we spend an exclusive hour with David House, who co-founded the Bradley Manning Support Network after U.S. Army Private Manning was arrested for allegedly releasing classified U.S. military documents to WikiLeaks. House refused to testify last month in Alexandria, Virginia, before a grand jury hearing on WikiLeaks and the disclosure of thousands of classified U.S. ... Full Story »

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by Warrior Wheatman - Jul. 12, 2011

mr. House sees B.Manning (American citizen, uncharged, held in solitary confinement) deteriorate.

"We are a people, as a species, who have never dealt with this degree of connectedness before in our society. And this is going to do very interesting things, not just to the economic sphere, which it already has, but also to the political sphere, as well."

I never thought the state would actually go to these ends to punish someone, like a political person, or I would hear about this and always think that it was just, you know, ... More »

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by Dwight Rousu - Jul. 11, 2011

The interview with David House reveals a principled and courageous young defender of human rights and civil rights beyond his computer background. An inspiring interview.

I was going to say he was "patriotic," but it would have explicitly include the meaning of love for the country as we wish to imagine our country, not as it is currently acting.

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