PRISM Whistleblower — Edward Snowden in his own words

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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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Glenn Greenwald on Bradley Manning: Prosecutor Overreach Could Turn All Whistleblowing Into Treason

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DEMOCRACY NOW! As we broadcast from the Freedom to Connect conference, we look at one whistleblower who used the Internet to reveal the horrors of war: U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning. Military prosecutors have decided to bring the maximum charges against Manning after he admitted during a pre-trial hearing last week to the largest leak …

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A Primer to the Fiscal Cliff

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SOURCED ONLINE AND OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The fiscal cliff explained “Fiscal cliff” is the popular shorthand term used to describe the conundrum that the U.S. government will face at the end of 2012, when the terms of the Budget Control Act of 2011 are scheduled to go into effect. Among the laws set to change …

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