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Chelsea Manning never forgotten

Just remember that President Barack Obama has prosecuted more whistle blowers than any other administration in US history. Donald Trump and his new cabinet are already discussing executing Edward Snowden. 52 more words

Whistle Blowers

When CIA and NSA Workers Blow the Whistle, Congress Plays Deaf

From the Intercept, by Patrick G. Eddington

DO THE COMMITTEES that oversee the vast U.S. spying apparatus take intelligence community whistleblowers seriously? Do they earnestly investigate reports of waste, fraud, abuse, professional negligence, or crimes against the Constitution reported by employees or contractors working for agencies like the CIA or NSA? 1,240 more words

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Parihaka Day - November 5th (1881)

A Story Shared

It was 1948 with the assassination of Gandhi
our neighbour spoke, just that once, of pacifism,
sharing the story of white feathers and children: 352 more words

ASSANGE

I firmly believe that whistle blowers play an important role in a democratic system of checks and balances – they are however routinely villainized as being “unpatriotic, or worse, a communist – predictable labels when a valid defense cannot be offered. 225 more words

Can the Media Reveal Stolen Truths?

 The reason we know about these leaks is the common thread among them — the willingness of the media to publish what was apparently stolen.

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