In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights the turmoil at Google, which inspired a shareholder to demand the corporation adopt protections for whistleblowers. Amazon is in the midst of thwarting workers at a plant in Bessemer, Alabama, from forming a union. Kevin covers a
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
Journalist Kyle Kulinski discusses media concentration and the seemingly coordinated strategy to weaken, undermine, and destroy independent media.
Commercial diplomacy strongly resembles the Public Diplomacy 2.0 dynamic between the US government and tech firms detailed in Julian Assange’s book.
The truth is, if you want to see the kind of journalism you like, you are going to have to get used to paying something for it.
Google says the meeting with Israel was merely “one of many that we have with policymakers from different countries to explain our policies.”
On Monday, the ACLU asked an attorney general to “back off” and stop invading the privacy of Internet users to infringe on free speech or serve the agenda of big corporations and their lawyers. Google already sued Attorney General Jim Hood over the massive, invasive subpoena.