The corporate state hardly intends to stop with Manning and Assange. The target is the press itself.
Jesselyn Radack: “This war on whistleblowers has an incredibly chilling effect and I believe, in the grand scheme of things, it is really a backdoor war on journalists and I believe even further it’s a way of creating an official Secrets Actwhich our country has been able to live without for more than 200 years, so this is very pernicious. People talk about amending the Espionage Act. I don’t think it needs to be amended. I think it needs to be ended."
International Week to Support Whistleblowing. Democracy needs truth-telling. June 1-7, 2015 StandUpForTruth.org People in many countries will create Stand Up For Truth activities during the week of June 1-7, 2015 -- to move toward a culture of openness and truth as well as security for those who take the risk of disclosing information that authorities want More
Assange: The most disappointing thing of all about The Snowden Files is that it is exploitative. It should not have existed at all. We all understand the pressures facing print journalism and the need to diversify revenue in order to cross-subsidize investigative journalism. But investigative journalism involves being able to develop relationships of trust with your sources.
Glenn Greenwald: Keith Alexander Unplugged — on Bush/Obama, 1.7 million stolen documents and other matters
The just-retired long-time NSA chief, Gen. Keith Alexander, recently traveled to Australia to give a remarkably long and wide-ranging interview with an extremely sycophantic “interviewer” with The Australian Financial Review. By Glenn Greenwald The Intercept 8 May 2014 Photo credit: Evan Vucci/AP The resulting 17,000-word transcript andaccompanying article form a model of uncritical stenography journalism, but Alexander clearly chose to More
Ellsberg, Rowley, Drake, McGovern, Greenwald speak at “Beyond Orwell: Surveillance, Secrets & Whistleblowing in the Security State.” By Linda Lewis • April 27, 2014 • WhistleblowingToday.org Four national security whistleblowers and a former CIA analyst appeared onstage Tuesday at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall for a roundtable discussion, “Beyond Orwell: Surveillance, Secrets & Whistleblowing in the Security State.” Keynote speaker Daniel Ellsberg, More
[youtube=http://youtu.be/0KgNjsoJCtM] Published on Apr 16, 2014 WikiLeaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning's new legal defense council is preparing for an appeals process that may go up to the Supreme Court. On Sunday, April 13th at 7:30pm, defense council Nancy Hollander and Vincent Ward will be joined by prominent FBI whistleblower Mike German and NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake to More
Blowing the whistle on powerful factions is not a fun thing to do, but it is the last avenue for truth, balanced debate and democracy By Thomas Drake, Daniel Ellsberg, Katharine Gun, Peter Kofod, Ray McGovern, Jesselyn Radack and Coleen Rowley, Guardian UK 14 December 13 ReaderSupportedNews.org t least since the aftermath of September More
[Video] Edward Snowden Is A Patriot: Ex-NSA CIA, FBI and Justice Whistleblowers Meet Leaker in Moscow
Part 1 http://youtu.be/XP-BqBt2EMM Part 2 http://youtu.be/uH_bL5U0080 Part 3 http://youtu.be/eZI9OgX5Ogg In a Democracy Now! special, we spend the hour with four former U.S. intelligence officials — all whistleblowers themselves — who have just returned from visiting National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden in Russia. They are former CIAanalyst Ray McGovern, former FBI agent Coleen Rowley, former National Security Agency More
To stop attack on Syria, we must support whistleblowers. By Norman Solomon August 28, 2013 opednews.com Source: AlterNet Without whistleblowers, the mainline media outlets are more transfixed than ever with telling the official story. And at a time like this, the official story is all about spinning for war on Syria. Every president who wants to launch More