Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Edward Snowden

Sri Lankan refugee family that hid Snowden in Hong Kong now...

For those who aid U.S.’ "outlaws," no good deed goes unpunished.

NSA’s spying power could soon be extended

People all over the nation are joining together to pressure Congress to uphold the Fourth Amendment.

Judge denies bail to alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner, citing her...

Federal Judge Brian Epps of Augusta, Georgia, said his decision to deny bail was based in part on comments by Winner that she “admires Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.”

10 ways movements can encourage and support whistleblowers

Whistleblowing poses a serious threat to power, privilege and the continuation of anti-democratic or authoritarian practices.

Dear Mr. Holder: Here’s Why Edward Snowden Can’t Get a Fair...

Not only did the US torture Manning, US officials have on many occasions practiced arbitrary arrest and imprisonment and torture.

Odd Bedfellows for Liberty

Liberty depends on whistleblowers willing to put themselves out there in the way of authoritarianism. These are the true patriots of American history fighting for our liberty.

Thank You, Edward Snowden: An End to General Warrants as So-Called...

We've taken a few baby steps back toward democracy after the expiration of the misnamed “PATRIOT Act” gives restoration to Americans’ privacy. But if it wasn't for the revelations of Edward Snowden, we would have never known.

Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Snowden, and...

The NSA’s collection of millions of U.S. citizens’ phone records is now illegal for them to possess. This ruling comes at a time when the Patriot Act is soon up for renewal.

Snowden Docs: NSA Technology Lets Gov’t Generate Transcripts of Private Phone...

According to documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden, it's confirmed that the National Security Agency is converting people’s private phone conversations into searchable text. But isn' this a violation of American's human rights?

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"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

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A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...