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Obama Poised to Deliver Another Blow to Whistleblower Protections

Posted by on April 25, 2013 in Agencies & Systems, Whistleblower with 1 Comment
Obama Poised to Deliver Another Blow to Whistleblower Protections

The Obama administration entered the White House pledging to be the most transparent in history. Since then, the administration has hit more national-security whistleblowers, who are arguably in a position to expose the worst abuses of government power, with the Espionage Act than all previous administrations combined, often lumping them in with criminal leakers and spies.

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‘Who controls the past controls the future’: Assange Presents Massive Project K Leak

Posted by on April 8, 2013 in Whistleblower with 1 Comment
‘Who controls the past controls the future’: Assange Presents Massive Project K Leak

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange formally unveiled on Monday the latest release from the whistleblower site, Project K, calling it “the single most significant geopolitical publication that has ever existed.” Assange says WikiLeaks has created a database that gives journalists unprecedented access to roughly 2 million documents that paint a unique picture of the United States’ relationships with foreign nations during a number of presidential administrations.

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Bradley Manning Fulfilled Moral Duty – “The Conscience of America is on Trial”

Posted by on March 14, 2013 in Military, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Bradley Manning Fulfilled Moral Duty – “The Conscience of America is on Trial”

Soldier Bradley Manning can be heard in his own voice explaining why he sent hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks in 2010. In a new leaked audio recording from his court martial, Manning accuses the American army of not valuing human life, and says he wanted to provoke a debate about US foreign policy.

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Whistleblowers: Public Enemy #1

Posted by on January 10, 2013 in Spying and Surveillance, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Whistleblowers: Public Enemy #1

Ex-CIA official John Kiriakou, who blew the whistle on the agency’s use of waterboarding and revealed the identity of interrogation program chief Thomas Donahue Fletcher, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison. His lawyer, Jesselyn Radack, talks about his case as well as recent developments in the Bradley Manning trial.

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