Saturday, December 4, 2021

Tag: whistleblowers

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.

Whistleblowers Challenge Candidates: Stand Against Wall Street Fraud

A new organization, Bank Whistleblowers United, calls on candidates to not take contributions from financial companies that have engaged in fraud and to commit to a set of actions that will "restore the rule of law" on Wall Street.

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“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”

New report: Cost of renewable energies may be less than previously thought

A new report found that predicted costs for renewables have likely been overestimated "falling short of early pricing model predictions again and again."

How Oregon is turning the page on America’s disastrous drug war

“Our immediate focus is to ensure every Oregonian knows these critical harm reduction and recovery services are being invested in and expanded so that they will be available to anyone who wants and needs them, and that they can feel comfortable and safe accessing them.”

If Roe v. Wade goes away, so will easy re-elections for right-wing Republicans and...

Future campaigns will be about women’s rights, not saving or overturning a court ruling.