Manning has been in prison since May after a district judge ordered her incarceration for refusing to testify against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange.
There does not have to be a conspiracy for people to be permitted space to grapple with this outcome in the context of a system that constantly grants rich and powerful people total impunity for their crimes.
The United States holds more of its population in prisons and jails than any other country in the world. Suicide is one of the biggest causes of death in U.S. jails and hit a high of 50 deaths for every 100,000 inmates in 2014. That makes the death of Jeffrey Epstein, who was involved in a sex trafficking ring, a uniquely American death,