Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: whistleblowers

CIA whistleblower reflects on the persecution of Julian Assange

Assange’s extradition will be a pinnacle moment for accountability.

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.

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.”

Michael Moore: Why I’m launching a site for Trump whistleblowers

I know this is risky. I knew we may get in trouble. But too much is at stake to play it safe.

Whistleblowers, moral injury, and endless war

Was Chelsea Manning motivated by moral injury?

Trump doesn’t understand the concept of ‘classified’

Trump may have just killed the spy who with incredible bravery penetrated ISIL.

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.

LuxLeaks Whistleblowers Avoid Serving Prison Sentences

"I am deeply concerned that the conviction of these whistleblowers could have a damaging long term effect on press freedom and on transparency."

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.

LuxLeaks Whistleblowers on Trial For Revealing Tax Avoidance Schemes

Despite the fact that the LuxLeaks scandal was the largest exposure of corporate tax evasion documents prior to the Panama Papers, the government of Luxembourg does not recognize Deltour and Halet as whistleblowers, nor does it recognize Perrin’s journalistic freedom.

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11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society

Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.