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.
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.
May 1, 2017
Screening - TIGERS
2442 Bloor Street WestToronto , ON
Screening of TIGERS, a film by Danis Tanovic, telling the story of Nestle whistleblower Syed Aamir Raza Hussain.
Iceland's banking meltdown created a political opening for honest pirates.
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.
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.
Can you name another soldier who more honourably discharged their duty to humanity? I wish soldiers everywhere would Manning up.
Aug 21, 2013 to Aug 22, 2013
Vancouver Art Gallery
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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION Emergency Response to Bradley Manning's Sentencing!
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
In truth, the Nobel Peace Prize needs Bradley Manning much more than the other way around.