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Army Punishes Chelsea Manning With Two Weeks Of Solitary Confinement

Kevin Gosztola
Chelsea Manning went before a three-member disciplinary board at Fort Leavenworth on September 22 and was punished with 14 days of solitary confinement. and Chelsea Manning ended her hunger strike Sept 13 after the Army finally agreed to treatment for her gender dysphoria. "This is all that I wanted – for them to let me be me,” said Chelsea Manning. and Julian Assange to Accept Time in US Prison If Chelsea Manning Granted Clemency

As Obama's Presidency Enters Final Months, Thousands Behind Bars Hope for Clemency

Victoria Law
As Obama's presidency enters its final months, thousands of people imprisoned on federal drug sentences fervently hope he will grant them clemency. But family members, loved ones and those who have spent time behind bars are determined to help push as many people as possible out the prison doors before Obama leaves the Oval Office.

Hacker-Proof Code Confirmed

Kevin Hartnett
Computer scientists can prove certain programs to be error-free with the same certainty that mathematicians prove theorems. The advances are being used to secure everything from unmanned drones to the internet. However, they're not claiming they are going to prove an entire system is correct, 100 percent reliable in every bit, down to the circuit level. "That’s ridiculous to make those claims."

The Many Times Donald Trump Has Lied About His Mob Connections

David Corn
Mother Jones
No other presidential candidate has had such an extensive and publicly known record of business deals with mob associates—and of making false and contradictory statements to keep these dirty connections from becoming a major campaign controversy.

Protest and Survive: Reclaiming William Morris from Britain’s Nuclear Fleet

David Mabb
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Anyone even remotely familiar with Morris’s life and work will understand why it’s a little shocking that the Royal Navy has used his prints in nuclear submarines. A well-known leftist, Morris became highly critical of Britain’s imperialist ambitions during the 1880s and actively campaigned as a communist, speaking at demonstrations and rallies across the country.

Jobs, Justice, and the Clean-Energy Future

Jeremy Brecher
Dollars and Sense
The Clean Energy Future will provide many new jobs for each that is lost. There will, however, be fewer jobs in coal, oil, and gas extraction and burning and in nuclear energy. For example, there will be about 100,000 fewer jobs each year in mining and extraction compared to the business-as-usual scenario.