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Snowden Reveals NSA Program Described as ‘Last Straw’ Before Leak

Written by on August 13, 2014 in Government, Spying and Surveillance, Whistleblower with 1 Comment
Snowden Reveals NSA Program Described as ‘Last Straw’ Before Leak

In an in-depth interview published by Wired Magazine on Wednesday, Edward Snowden discloses what government activities proved to be the “last straw,” prompting the whistleblower to expose the depths of the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance operation. Speaking with investigative journalist James Bamford—who blew the whistle on a government eavesdropping program when stationed in Hawaii during the Vietnam War and later wrote a number of best-selling books about government secrecy and the NSA—Snowden reveals how a botched U.S. government hacking operation caused Syria’s 2012 internet blackout.

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Greenwald: NSA Docs Show ‘Israeli Action in Gaza has US Fingerprints All Over It’

Written by on August 4, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Greenwald: NSA Docs Show ‘Israeli Action in Gaza has US Fingerprints All Over It’

New documents leaked by Edward Snowden show how intelligence cooperation enables repeated Israeli aggression against Palestinians

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Wikileaks Publishes Australian Court’s ‘Blanket Censorship Order’

Written by on July 31, 2014 in Censorship, Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Wikileaks Publishes Australian Court’s ‘Blanket Censorship Order’

WikiLeaks has just released an unprecedented Australian censorship order concerning a multi-million dollar corruption case explicitly naming the current and past heads of state of Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam, their relatives and other senior officials.

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Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and Right to Counsel

Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and Right to Counsel

The virtually inescapable government surveillance has impaired if not eliminated the ability of news-gatherers and attorneys to communicate confidentially with their sources and their clients.

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This Revolutionary Moment: Action Around the World

This Revolutionary Moment: Action Around the World

We are in the midst of a week of wonderfully creative actions to raise awareness of the need for real democracy all around the world. Podemos!

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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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Julian Assange to File Fresh Challenge in Effort to Escape Two-Year Legal Limbo

Written by on June 19, 2014 in Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Julian Assange to File Fresh Challenge in Effort to Escape Two-Year Legal Limbo

Two years after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took refuge in Ecuadorian embassy, lawyers poised to challenge Swedish detention order.

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The Courage Foundation: a New Org to Defend Whistleblowers

Written 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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Whistleblower Billboards Going Up Near Key US Government Locations

Written by on June 10, 2014 in Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Whistleblower Billboards Going Up Near Key US Government Locations

You can help post call-for-whistleblowers billboards in key locations, reaching thousands of employees at places like the NSA, Pentagon and CIA every day.

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Snowden, the NSA, and a Crime of High Treason – Who’s Guilty?

Written by on June 4, 2014 in Government, Spying and Surveillance, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Snowden, the NSA, and a Crime of High Treason – Who’s Guilty?

The divide that separates the ruling class from from the people who actually keep society functioning keeps getting wider and wider. Nothing illustrates this fact quite like the “debate” over the NSA’s mass surveillance and Edward Snowden’s role in exposing it. Sources and full transcript: Snowden, The NSA and a Crime of High Treason

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Kerry’s Latest Snowden Comments Are Moronic, Offensive, and Dangerous

Written by on May 29, 2014 in Government, Politics, Whistleblower with 1 Comment
Kerry’s Latest Snowden Comments Are Moronic, Offensive, and Dangerous

US Secretary of State John Kerry is sadly mistaken in his attempt to equate “justice” with “the American state.” Defending that comparison is a losing battle

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SILENCED – Whistleblower Documentary w. Thomas Andrew Drake, Jesselyn Raddack, and James Spione

Written by on April 24, 2014 in Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
SILENCED – Whistleblower Documentary w. Thomas Andrew Drake, Jesselyn Raddack, and James Spione

Whistleblower documentary SILENCED sheds light on government secrets and the legal war being waged to protect them. From 9/11 on there has been a STASI-state of intelligence in the US, and we discuss it, along with the film with retired NSA executive Thomas Andrew Drake, former DOJ Ethics Advisor Jesselyn Raddack, and SILENCED director James Spione-including uncensored footage from the film, direct from the 2014 Tribeca Film Fest.

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Abby Martin’s Personal Tribute to Investigative Journalist Michael C. Ruppert

Written by on April 15, 2014 in Government, Whistleblower with 2 Comments
Abby Martin’s Personal Tribute to Investigative Journalist Michael C. Ruppert

Abby Martin gives a heartfelt tribute to investigative journalist and former LAPD detective, Michael C. Ruppert, highlighting his career from exposing CIA drug trafficking to his groundbreaking research on ‘Peak Energy’ and remember his sincere devotion to truth and justice. Read more: CollapseNet’s Founder, Michael C. Ruppert, Has Committed Suicide

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Chelsea Manning may be Supreme Court Bound with New Lawyers

Written by on March 27, 2014 in Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Chelsea Manning may be Supreme Court Bound with New Lawyers

Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s defense team gained two high-profile lawyers, Nancy Hollander and Vincent Ward. The former soldier was convicted in August 2013 on 20 charges, including espionage, for leaking confidential government documents to transparency website WikiLeaks. A statement on the Pvt. Manning Support Network webpage mentions the possibility of the new lawyers taking the appeal all the way Supreme Court. RT’s Lindsay France reports from the Supreme Court on these new developments.

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Snowden Defends Privacy At SXSW Conference

Written by on March 10, 2014 in Government, Spying and Surveillance, Whistleblower with 1 Comment
Snowden Defends Privacy At SXSW Conference

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden spoke to South By Southwest conference attendees via satellite from Russia on Monday. SXSW is the annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival held in Austin, Texas. Snowden focused mostly on the importance of encryption technology, privacy on the Internet and the downfalls of mass security during his nearly hour-long discussion. Meghan Lopez talks to RT’s Ramon Galindo to get the latest on SXSW and Snowden’s remarks.

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