Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: whistleblower

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

Meet Brittany Kaiser, Cambridge Analytica whistleblower releasing troves of new files...

A new trove of internal Cambridge Analytica documents and emails are being posted on Twitter detailing the company’s operations, including its work with President Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton.

Payback? The arrest of Max Blumenthal

The way Blumenthal’s arrest was handled should send a chill down our collective spines because it shows a widening war on left-wing journalists and whistle-blowers that is remarkably resilient to changes in government.

‘I will not give up:’ Appeals court rejects Chelsea Manning’s bid...

"While disappointing, we can still raise issues as the government continues to abuse the grand jury process."

Almost a decade later, the persecution of Chelsea Manning and Julian...

While a protracted legal battle seems likely, it probably won’t be too long before Assange joins Chelsea Manning in an American prison, a warning to future whistle-blowers that those who embarrass the powerful will face severe consequences, no matter how long it takes.

Chelsea Manning: We got this

"We need to start pushing back. And the way we do that is by focusing on the systemic problems."

Remembering the insider who blew the whistle on corporate greed

Graef Crystal proved that corporations won't police themselves. Maybe good policies can.

VIDEO: Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary Confinement for Having Vanity Fair’s Caitlyn...

Chelsea Manning could face the punishment of indefinite solitary confinement, but the reasons are shocking—for having an expired tube of toothpaste and an issue of Vanity Fair. Will her case receive "a fair and equitable process?"

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.

The Pre-Charge Punishment of Julian Assange

While Julian Assange, the founder and editor of the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, was granted political asylum from Ecuador, the U.K. is refusing to give him free passage out of the country. Could this be an act for the U.S. who wants him jailed?

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."