Environmentalism, media garbage, Bradley Manning, FBI entrapment and the ‘school-to-prison pipeline’
On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin salutes Tim DeChristopher, an activist who was sentenced to two years in prison for protesting ongoing environmental degradation. Abby then calls out the New York Post for a recent front-page photograph that’s another example of their style of sensationalized journalism. Abby then interviews RT Web Producer Andrew Blake about the recent entrapment case of Ahmed Ferhani, and other FBI entrapment cases that represent the way the US fights ‘terrorism.’ Abby then speaks to journalist and legal researcher Alexa O’Brien about the latest developments in the Bradley Manning trial. BTS wraps up the show with a look that the ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ – a dangerous trend plaguing the US education system.