Kevin Zeese

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/11_02_23_zeese.mp3]

Kevin Zeese, Executive Director and co-founder of VotersForPeace, discusses the newly launched Bradley Manning advocacy fund, that exists to counter the smearing of Manning in mainstream media; why he should be released on bail while awaiting trial; the foundations of democracy – consent of the governed and an informed citizenry – that Manning claimed were his motivations for leaking documents, if Wired‘s chat logs are to be believed; and why the outcome of his trial can only benefit the cause of press freedom, since he’ll be a hero if acquitted and a martyr if convicted.

MP3 here. (18:24)

Kevin ZeeseĀ  is the Executive Director and co-founder of VotersForPeace. He also served as the Executive Director of Democracy Rising, is an attorney, and a long term peace advocate. He took a leave from VotersForPeace for most of 2006 while he was running for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. Zeese was a founding member of the Montgomery County Coalition Against the War in Maryland and has worked with various non-profit organizations on peace, justice, and democracy issues since 1978.

2 thoughts on “Kevin Zeese”

  1. Let me correct one thing.

    According to Scalia, Manning is NOT being punished. Scalia tells us that punishment by definition can come only AFTER conviction, so anything that happens before conviction cannot be punishment.

    end sarcasm

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