Longtime Amazon VP Explains Why He Quit Over Treatment Of Amazon Whistleblowers

May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five years and five months of rewarding fun. I quit in dismay at Amazon firing whistleblowers who were [...]

Release Chelsea Manning

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Chelsea has been incarcerated for more than 9 months for her principled refusal to give testimony before a grand jury convened to investigate and prosecute journalists whose work threatens to [...]

The Scandal Behind The OPCW’s Report Doctoring In Douma

By Canyon Ryan, Popular Resistance. -

In 1997, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was established to oversee the implementation of the provisions of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). The CWC aims to [...]

Insurance Industry Whistleblower Gives Glimpse Of Effort To Crush Medicare For All

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

In an effort to inform the public about the corporate forces working to crush Medicare for All, an employee at the insurance giant UnitedHealthcare leaked a video of his boss bragging about the [...]

Wrongfully Convicted Whistleblower Asks: What Has This All Really Been About?

By Jeffrey Sterling, Roots Action Education Fund -

It has been a year since I walked out of a federal prison after two and a half years of incarceration. Though “free” of the prison, I remain a prisoner of the criminal justice system for a time [...]

Lawyer And His Refugee Clients Have Been Persecuted Since Hiding Edward Snowden

By Tom Blackwell, National Post. -

As Rob Tibbo raced to the Hong Kong International Airport one day last November to catch his getaway flight, a nagging fear followed close behind. Tibbo, a Canadian expatriate lawyer and [...]

Breaking: Possible Handover Of Assange To UK May Be Imminent

By Elizabeth Vos, Disobedient Media. -

What happens in a world without Julian Assange? It seems we may be in the unthinkable position of facing such a reality, after WikiLeaks Tweeted regarding the recent statement of Margarita [...]

The Murder Of Julian Assange

By Kurt Nimmo, Information Clearinghouse. -

On the day Donald Trump was elected his supporters asked him to pardon the founder and frontman of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. They flooded social media demanding Assange be allowed to leave the [...]

Sessions Versus Winner: It’s Just The Beginning

By John Kiriakou, Reader Supported News. -

Reality Winner, the former NSA contract employee who allegedly provided a classified document to two journalists at The Intercept, agreed on Tuesday to change her plea to “guilty” and to accept a [...]

Barrett Brown: DoJ Subpoenaed Intercept For Records On Him

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By Kevin Gosztola and Brian Sonenstein for ShadowProof. The in-house counsel for the Intercept received a subpoena from the Justice Department for all contracts and communications between [...]

Ecuador Expects ‘Safe Passage’ For Julian Assange

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By Jim Wyss for Cuenca High Life. The government of Ecuador on Friday said WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange should be granted safe passage to the South American nation after Swedish authorities [...]

Manning: Thank You To Those Who Kept Me Alive

By Chelsea Manning, www.theguardian.com -

By Chelsea Manning for The Guardian. To those who have kept me alive for the past six years: minutes after President Obama announced the commutation of my sentence, the prison quickly moved me [...]

Breaking News: Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning Sentence

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By Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. Chelsea Manning's sentence has been commuted. She had been jailed for nearly seven years, and her 35-year sentence was by far the longest punishment ever [...]

Edward Snowden Meets Arundhati Roy And John Cusack

By Arundhati Roy, www.theguardian.com -

By Arundhati Roy for The Guardian - The Moscow Un-Summit wasn’t a formal interview. Nor was it a cloak-and-dagger underground rendezvous. The upshot is that John Cusack, Daniel Ellsberg (who [...]

NSA Whistleblower: ‘I’ve Had To Create Whole New Life’

By Timothy Bella, www.america.aljazeera.com -

By Timothy Bella for Aljazeera - WASHINGTON — Five years after becoming the first American to be charged for espionage in nearly four decades, Thomas Drake is still trying to rebuild his life. In [...]