Michael Ratner: White House review panel report doesn’t go far enough and potentially undercuts the more serious reform of the NSA proposed by the U.S.A. Freedom Act
The NSA’s surveillance programs are getting challenged by unlikely groups, including tech companies, elected officials, and a coalition ranging from Churches to gun rights groups.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi fundraiser attracting protests over her support of President Obama’s classified national surveillance program
Former British intelligence whistleblower Annie Machon: Europeans angry at spying revelations, but laws protect spy agencies from accountability
Pt. 1 NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake says a new American revolution is needed to resist surveillance state – defends Snowden from pro-Obama left criticism
Pt. 2 Thomas Drake: Surrendering Civil Liberties Does Not Make America Safe
Michael Ratner: Recognized by countries all over the world, whistle-blowing is a form of political opinion that is protected by the Refugee Convention
Daniel Ellsberg, the man who released the Pentagon papers, says the FISA court is a sham and warrantless wiretapping, which has being going on for years before 9/11, is a violation of the US Constitution no matter what law Congress passes