Former ODNI General Counsel Robert Litt at the 2014 LENS Conference. (Photo from LENS Conference on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSjFSZWirwQ)
05 May 2016

Top US Intelligence Lawyer’s Testimony Shows Obama Encouraged Leak Prosecutions

Testimony from the former top intelligence lawyer undermines President Obama’s claims that he’s had no desire for leak prosecutions.

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TSA agent Rhoades holding his mid-year evaluation, which instructed him to profile. Screenshot from House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on April 27, 2016.
28 Apr 2016

TSA Whistleblower Reveals Supervisors Instructed Him To Profile Somali Imams

A TSA officer in Minneapolis blew the whistle on a request from his supervisors to racially profile Somali imams and community members visiting his office.

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Jeffrey Sterling (still from The Invisible Man)
28 Mar 2016

US Government Urges Appeals Court To Uphold Conviction of CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling

The United States government requested a federal appeals court uphold the conviction of CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling.

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being threatened with indefinite solitary confinement (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
18 Mar 2016

Insider Threat Program Uses Chelsea Manning As Example To Criminalize Whistleblowers

The “Insider Threat” program cited “indicators” that Chelsea Manning posed a threat, including her gender identity, sexual orientation, and DADT opposition.

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A portrait of Daniel Ellsberg in a suit and tie taken on February 22, 2016 in Dresden, Germany. (Wikimedia Commons / Dr. Bernd Gross)
27 Feb 2016

Daniel Ellsberg: Nixon Almost Took Vietnam War Nuclear In November 1969

‘There was pressure to make the war larger’ and ‘nuclear targets were picked’ by the Nixon administration, the Pentagon Papers whistleblower revealed.

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Holly Sterling, Cornel West, John Kiriakou, Jesselyn Radack, and others call on Obama to pardon Jeffrey Sterling (Screen shot from paulydc)
24 Feb 2016

Imprisoned CIA Whistleblower Renews Push For Presidential Pardon

Cornel West, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, and whistleblower attorney Jesselyn Radack were among those who spoke out in support of Jeffrey Sterling.

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being threatened with indefinite solitary confinement (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
22 Feb 2016

Censorship: US Army Blocks Chelsea Manning From Reading EFF Posts

The US Army blocked whistleblower Chelsea Manning, imprisoned at Fort Leavenworth, from reading printouts from the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s website.

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Daniel Ellsberg speaks, with his hand on his heart, at a Free Chelsea Manning rally on June 1, 2013. (Flickr / Steve Rhodes)
11 Feb 2016

Daniel Ellsberg: Covert Ops ‘Provoke Our Adversaries’ To Create An Excuse For War

‘The Pentagon Papers’ whistleblower also said one of the largest covert operations in history almost led to nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis.

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In this November 12, 2011 photograph, a row of riot police with batons and "less lethal" weapons evict Occupy Denver from Lincoln Park. (Flickr / Daniel Holton)
04 Feb 2016

Leak Reveals Denver Police Use Undercover ‘Shadow Teams’ To Target Protest Leaders

Despite making claims to protecting First Amendment rights, a leaked manual reveals how police pick out perceived movement leaders for targeted arrests.

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'Pentagon Papers' whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg smiles in this February 19, 2010 photograph taken in San Francisco, California at a screening of "The Most Dangerous Man in America," a documentary about his life. (Flickr / Steve Rhodes)
02 Feb 2016

Pentagon Papers Whistleblower: Kennedy Resisted ‘Nuclear Cultist’ Joint Chiefs

Daniel Ellsberg: the Vietnam War and covert war in Laos would have been even larger if Kennedy hadn’t resisted the military after the Bay of Pigs invasion.

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