Columnists
Edward Snowden. Image: Antonio Marín Segovia/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | That a single whistleblower could trigger Trump's potential impeachment reminds us how important whistleblowers are to a functioning democracy. But many of them have been persecuted for their acts.
Columnists
Chelsea Manning addresses a crowd. Photo: Roger Jones/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Almost one year has passed since Chelsea Manning was released from the U.S Army prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. On the Democracy Now! news hour, she talked about her newfound freedom.
Podcast
Christina Aanestad | Iceland's banking meltdown created a political opening for honest pirates.
Blog
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Stephen Kimber | We have a complicated relationship with those who blow whistles on bad behaviour: think Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning… and, now, Dalhousie dental student Ryan Millet.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Not far from the fracking fields of Colorado, Frederic "Rick" Bourke sits in a minimum-security federal prison. His crime: blowing the whistle on corruption in the oil-rich region of the Caspian Sea.
RabbleTV
Humberto DaSilva | Can you name another soldier who more honourably discharged their duty to humanity? I wish soldiers everywhere would Manning up.
News
Andrea Germanos | Every aspect of this case sets a dangerous precedent for future prosecutions of whistleblowers, who play an essential role in democratic government by telling us the truth about government wrongdoing
News
Norman Solomon | In truth, the Nobel Peace Prize needs Bradley Manning much more than the other way around.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Heller's depiction of war -- grim and stark -- was fiction, though based on his own experience. Obama's wars, his drone strikes, his war on whistle-blowers, are all too real.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Bradley Manning took incredibly courageous actions to release data, to pierce the fog of war, to make public the machinations of modern American war-making.
Activist Toolkit
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Podcast
This Week on Media Mornings | This Week on Media Mornings has interviews featuring Michael Parenti, ACLU and BCCLA on surveillance leaks and the prostitution law challenge.