Cornel West, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, and whistleblower attorney Jesselyn Radack were among those who spoke out in support of Jeffrey Sterling.
Developments over the past week further crystallized how high-ranking officials escape accountability for their criminal acts in Washington while well-intentioned low-level government employees, including whistleblowers, face punishment for calling attention to illegal conduct and abuses of power. In spite of the fact that former Justice Department lawyer Thomas Tamm is
Four former drone operators spoke out about their experiences piloting and killing, including children, with America’s lethal fleet of drones.
Kiriakou and two other American whistleblowers, Thomas Drake and Jesselyn Radack, are the subjects of Silenced, a film directed by James Spione which has tapped into a zeitgeist moment, when people all over the world are deeply concerned about powers their government has claimed to protect security which infringe upon civil liberties, press freedom, and openness in government.