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Whistleblowers: Congress Has Entrenched the Surveillance State

January 18, 2018

Two former whistleblowers — Thomas Drake of the NSA and Colleen Rowley of the FBI — say the new bi-partisan FISA spying law opens the way to widespread privacy violations and government abuses

Spies, News Agencies, Wiretaps and Whistleblowers

September 28, 2016
At an event honoring CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, attendees say surveillance is not being used for legitimate security needs, but to protect state power

Reality Asserts Itself - Ray McGovern

November 4, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Ray McGovern comments on the British Gov. calling journalist Glen Greenwald’s partner a terrorist and on awarding Edward Snowden the Sam Adams award

Hundreds in DC Protest Against Surveillance State

October 28, 2013

Activists at “Stop Watching Us” rally to end domestic and international NSA spying programs

TRNN on Leaks

June 10, 2013
Ray McGovern: NSA whistleblower Snowden courageous defender of liberty

Court Order Reveals Unprecedented Government Surveillance of Verizon Cell Phone Customers

June 6, 2013

Michael Ratner: Document revealing US spying on Verizon cell phone customers likely leaked by a whistleblower, which government is attempting to suppress through Bradley Manning trial

Obama’s Attack on Whistleblowers Criminalizes News Gathering

May 20, 2013

Kathleen McClellan: Some former Bush administration officials were quoted as saying, we’d never be able to get away with what the Obama administration has done