16 Mar 2021

Freedom Of Information Act In Crisis: Government Transparency During The Biden Era

Though President Joe Biden’s administration shows a modest interest in restoring government transparency, a wide coalition of activists, journalists, civil liberties, human rights, press freedom, and other nonprofit organizations demand stronger action.

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12 Mar 2021

Dissenter Weekly: In Attack On Freedom Of Expression, Congolese Whistleblowers Face Death Sentences

In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola shares a disturbing update involving death sentences that were issued in absentia against two Congolese whistleblowers who exposed an international money laundering network. Kevin also highlights bank whistleblowers who urge the United States Justice Department to further prosecute

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09 Mar 2021

Google Employees Demand Whistleblower Protections After Retaliation Against AI Researchers

Google Walkout For Real Change (GWRC), a group of Google employees, have responded to retaliation against AI researchers and seized the moment to demand stronger whistleblower protections

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05 Mar 2021

Dissenter Weekly: Report Shows How Whistleblower Protection Laws Often Fail Whistleblowers—Globally

In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights an important report from the Government Accountability Project and the International Bar Association on the state of whistleblower protection laws in 37 countries. Kevin also covers two Congolese whistleblowers who revealed their identities at great risk to

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02 Mar 2021

Congolese Whistleblowers, Who Allegedly Exposed Israeli Oligarch’s Efforts To Evade US Sanctions, Identify Themselves

Israeli businessman Dan Gertler allegedly established a “money laundering network” designed to evade United States sanctions against him. He also was accused of using the network to “acquire new mining assets” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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26 Feb 2021

Dissenter Weekly: Whistleblowers In Arizona Expose ‘Software Bug’ Keeping Incarcerated Past Release Dates

In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola covers a report on a “software bug” exposed by whistleblowers, which resulted in hundreds of people staying incarcerated past their release dates.

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23 Feb 2021

New York Attorney General Backs Whistleblowers In Lawsuit Against Amazon Over Pandemic Workplace Conditions

Backing claims of retaliation by two whistleblowers, the New York’s attorney general sued Amazon for failing to protect workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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17 Feb 2021

Whistleblowing Farmer Alleges Perdue Terminated Contract After He Exposed ‘Sickly Chicks,’ Filthy Production

An agribusiness whistleblower alleges he was terminated in August 2020 from his contract with Perdue after he revealed animal abuse and poor sanitation to the media and public.

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12 Feb 2021

Dissenter Weekly: What Biden Could Do To Support The First Amendment

In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights a story in Texas involving a whistleblower who warns of safety hazards at a construction site for an Amazon fulfillment center. Kevin also covers a snippet from OMB Director nominee Neera Tanden’s Senate confirmation hearing, where she

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09 Feb 2021

Assange Prosecution, Launched By Trump Justice Department, Will Continue Under Biden

The Justice Department under President Joe Biden plans to continue the case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that was launched under President Donald Trump.

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