Friday, September 30, 2022

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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Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.