Major artists line up to support Manning as she is released from prison
Some of the most famous artists I know are also some of the most compassionate. They use the power they’ve gained to help others. On the other hand, I know plenty of bands that gained a tiny bit of fame and became assholes, thirsty for more patriarchal and capitalist power.
For members of my LGBTQ community, for example, the risks associated with having the details of our online activity leak can be far greater.
Even the government’s own reports admit that bulk data collection programs have never actually prevented a major violent attack.