Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Tag: John Kiriakou

MoveOn’s phony new campaign for ‘protecting whistleblowers’

Despite its assertion that “protecting whistleblowers is critical for a healthy democracy,” MoveOn is now splitting donations with an organization that supports the absence of legal protections for many of them.

The banality of Haspel

It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.

Exclusive: Freed CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Says 'I Would Do It...

John Kiriakou, a retired CIA agent, was recently released from prison after blowing the whistle on the George W. Bush administration’s torture program. He talks exclusively to Democracy Now! without regrets.

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94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: Study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Glenn Greenwald’s transition to ally of bigotry

Greenwald’s brand of anti-trans activist journalism could well lead to violence, even if that’s not his intent.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

Biden signs sweeping climate bill: What the Inflation Reduction Act means for you and...

The package invests an estimated $437 billion in climate change prevention and energy security, as well as cost reductions for health insurance and prescription drugs.