Tag: whistleblowers

Ron Paul – Whistleblowers are the True Heroes and Patriots in America

Posted by on March 17, 2017 in Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Ron Paul – Whistleblowers are the True Heroes and Patriots in America

Ron Paul: “It’s deeply troubling that so many in the news media and in both political parties attack the efforts of whistle-blowers and those who publish their revelations. These individuals risk it all, not for their own wealth and glory, but to inform us of what is being done to us and in our name. Their releases are both heroic and pro-American.”

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Why We Should Thank Julian Assange for Subverting the Status Quo

Posted by on August 19, 2015 in Alternative Media, Media & Arts with 27 Comments
Why We Should Thank Julian Assange for Subverting the Status Quo

Julian Assange is a dangerous person, in words and deeds—dangerous to those who constantly make a killing from war, vast inequities and plunder of the planet.

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New Snowden Archive Offers Public Access to Surveillance Docs

New Snowden Archive Offers Public Access to Surveillance Docs

The Snowden Archive will allow us to better understand the scope and scale of mass surveillance programs, and help the public engage in conversation about government surveillance practices.

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Snowden: “I Should Have Leaked Sooner”

Posted by on February 24, 2015 in Government, Internet Control, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Snowden: “I Should Have Leaked Sooner”

A day after Citizenfour, a documentary in which he stars, won an Academy Award, Edward Snowden reveals he wishes he had come forward a little sooner.

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WikiLeaks to Carry On Despite Government Persecution

WikiLeaks to Carry On Despite Government Persecution

WikiLeaks has grown stronger over the last two years by building its database of leaked documents and entering into agreements with 130 media outlets, despite attempts by the US government to build a legal case against the organization and founder, Julian Assange.

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The Courage Foundation: a New Org to Defend Whistleblowers

Posted by on June 16, 2014 in Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
The Courage Foundation: a New Org to Defend Whistleblowers

Courage Foundation is an important vehicle for the effort to overcome the surveillance and other abuses of the security state, including the abusive dragnet searches of the NSA.

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Popular Resistance: 4 Ways to Plug In

Popular Resistance: 4 Ways to Plug In

Activism can take many forms. Popular Resistance is a movement for social, economic and environmental justice. Today you can support activist art, learn about economic democracy, or support others who face imprisonment for their courageous acts.

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Aaron Swartz’s Brainchild, Securedrop, Launched To Protect Whistleblowers’ Anonymity

Posted by on October 17, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 3 Comments
Aaron Swartz’s Brainchild, Securedrop, Launched To Protect Whistleblowers’ Anonymity

Before his untimely death, “hacktivist” Aaron Swartz was working on a project called “DeadDrop,” a WikiLeaks-style submission system in which whistleblowers could leak information to journalists and retain their anonymity. The program was not quite ready for prime time when Swartz died, as a number of kinks in the software remained. However, other freedom-of-information activists have taken up the cause. This week, the Freedom of the Press Foundation announced it has taken on the new project, which it renamed “SecureDrop.” RT web producer Andrew Blake describes how news organizations will use SecureDrop and how the program works.

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Freedom Requires Whistleblowers: The Importance of Transparency – LearnLiberty [90-sec video]

Posted by on August 28, 2013 in Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Freedom Requires Whistleblowers: The Importance of Transparency – LearnLiberty [90-sec video]

The government should be accountable to the citizens, not the other way around. Whistleblowers play an important role in making sure the people know when the government is doing things it shouldn’t do.

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The Washington Post is a Bitter, Jealous Little Newspaper

Posted by on July 2, 2013 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Washington Post is a Bitter, Jealous Little Newspaper

The Washington Post, the pre-Politiconewsletter of choice for The Political Establishment, has the worst opinion sectionin America.

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Snowden vs Manning: A Tale Of Two Whistleblowers

Posted by on June 13, 2013 in Politics, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Snowden vs Manning: A Tale Of Two Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden have both similarities and differences that are noteworthy. These two men are similar in some superficial ways: their young ages, middle-class backgrounds. But let’s go below the surface.

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