29 Mar '12, 5pm
In case you didn't hear - Tim DeChristopher is finally out of solitary confinement:
Climate activist Tim DeChristopher, who has been in solitary confinement since March 9 for confusing reasons that might have to do with a “threat” to give someone their money back , was released back into regular old prison Wednesday night. DeChristopher’s activist group Peaceful Uprising credits the groundswell of outrage when people found out their hero was in the hole: Tim was moved back to the MINIMUM SECURITY CAMP — late on the night of Wed March 28th, after FCI Herlong, the BOP office in Washington, DC and members of Congress received thousands of phone calls… from YOU! It’s still not entirely clear what happened to get Tim isolated, but Rolling Stone reporter Jeff Goodell has some ideas: According to [Patrick] Shea, a veteran lawyer and director of the federal Bureau of Land Management during the Clinton administration, this is what happened to DeChristopher: On Mar...