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What Does The Intercept’s NSA Leak Say About Russian Vote Hacking?

September 4, 2018

With Reality Winner sentenced to five years behind bars, The Intercept’s Jim Risen joins Aaron Maté to discuss the NSA leaker’s harsh sentence and what the document she revealed actually says. Is there solid evidence of Russian vote hacking?

Reality Winner Sentenced to 5 Year for Whistleblowing

August 30, 2018
Reality Winner has been sentenced to over 5 years in behind bars for leaking an NSA document to The Intercept about alleged Russian spearphishing in the US election system. It’s the longest ever prison sentence for a media source in US history. We speak to Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola about the trial and the double-standards in…

CIA Whistleblower: John Brennan Is Out For Himself, Not the Resistance

August 23, 2018

Donald Trump’s revoking of ex-CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance has re-ignited a bitter public feud. Ex-CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou argues that given Brennan’s record and personal ambitions, he is not a trustworthy Resister.

Marc Steiner Show: Chelsea Manning

April 20, 2018

Marc talks with whistle-blower, transgender activist, and candidate for U.S. Senate, Chelsea Manning about being homeless, transitioning in prison, and the decision to reveal U.S. military secrets

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

Reality Asserts Itself - Norman Solomon

June 8, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself, Norman Solomon of the Bernie Delegates Network tells Paul Jay that when it comes to defending the deep state, there’s really no difference between the two parties

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

Belgium Attacks

March 25, 2016
Former FBI whistleblower Coleen Rowley says presidential candidates are ignoring the link between increased US military intervention and uptick in terrorism

DOJ Misses Another Opportunity to Go After Banks

December 21, 2014

Bill Black: Obama administration quietly gave a $57 million award to a whistleblower regarding the Countrywide and Bank of America mortgage scandal

50 Years After Gulf of Tonkin Incident, Why it Matters Today

July 30, 2014
Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and historian Gareth Porter discuss how the Gulf of Tonkin incident was used to further entangle the US in Vietnam and how shoddy intelligence reports continue to lead America into war