Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Trump and Clinton laid out their grand plans during their first debate. But social justice activists are not taking their marching orders from them.
Manning's suicide attempt is punished as a "threat" to order because it's legible as a threat to the state's management of her life, and ability to punish.
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Dick Meister is a San Francisco-based freelance columnist who has covered labor ad politics for more than a half-century. Contact him through his web site, dickmeister.com.