leaks

Spies, News Agencies, Wiretaps and Whistleblowers

October 6, 2016
Former NSA whistleblower William Binney says the August release of NSA source code might be tied to the arrest of Harold Thomas Martin

The Porter Report

October 28, 2013
Gareth Porter: CIA leaks to the Washington Post alleging Pakistani support for drone strikes a ploy to prop up increasingly unpopular program A recent article in the Washington Post alleging Pakistani support for drone strikes is based on memos that were leaked by the CIA in an effort to prop up the increasingly unpopular drone…

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

October 17, 2013
Heavy rains have overwhelmed containment tankers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant

Japan

October 17, 2013
Heavy rains have overwhelmed containment tankers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant

US Government Shutdown

October 9, 2013
Kate Sheppard: One of the many programs crippled during government shutdown has been the EPA’s cleanup of highly polluted superfund sites.

Canada’s Government Silences Scientists, Sides With Corporate Interests

September 24, 2013

Climate scientists were muzzled from speaking to the press, causing an 80 percent decrease in the coverage of environmental stories

Advocate of Government Surveillance Promoted to Review NSA Oversight

August 22, 2013

Marcy Wheeler: Government promoting surveillance advocate to oversight panel raises question if its more concerned with repairing its image or surveillance oversight

Manning Sentencing Defense Plays Up Psychological Stress, Fails To Use Whistleblower Defense

August 15, 2013

David Swanson: Released provocative photo of Manning, emotional testimony by Manning’s sister plays to psychological defense but defense misses opportunity to showcase Manning as a whistleblower

Manning Conviction Serious Blow To Govt Whistleblowers

July 31, 2013

Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning’s conviction demonstrates Obama administration’s ‘War on Whistleblowers’ in full effect

Military Court Finds Manning Not Guilty of “Aiding the Enemy”

July 30, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Military culture dissuades whistleblowing, verdict is a symptom of the disease of endless war