FREEDOM OF THE PRESS FOUNDATION The source behind the NSA leak talks about his motives in exposing global surveillance and data-mining programs. ** For further perspective, be sure to check out these videos from USA Today of an interview with three other NSA whistleblowers—Thomas Drake, William Binney, and J Kirk Wiebe—as well as their lawyer […]
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DEMOCRACY NOW! Former CIA agent John Kiriakou speaks out just days after he was sentenced to 30 months in prison, becoming the first CIA official to face jail time for any reason relating to the U.S. torture program. Under a plea deal, Kiriakou admitted to a single count of violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act […]
The Real News Network speaks with Michael Ratner, Julian Assange’s US Attorney and President Emeritus, Center for Constitutional Rights after Assange addressed the UN. His speech was delivered via satellite on Wednesday, September 26, from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and can be viewed in it’s entirety here.
ARIZONA COMMUNITY PRESS Thursday, September 6th, about twenty of Bradley Manning’s supporters, ranging in age across every generation from an infant to an 86-year-old veteran, demonstrated outside the Pima County Democratic Party/Obama for America office in Tucson, Arizona. The purpose of the protest, which occurred along with 32 other protests at Obama campaign offices throughout […]
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? John Kiriakou’s case deserves our attention because the current administration is already responsible for prosecuting more government officials under the Espionage Act than all previous administrations combined. Kiriakou has been an outspoken critic of the CIA’s rendition and torture policies post-911—Ed Former CIA agent John Kiriakou, who the United States government alleges released […]