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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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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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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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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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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31 Jan 2016

Thomas Tamm, David Petraeus Cases Further Crystallize Double Standard Whistleblowers Face

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

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Screenshot of PBS FRONTLINE interview with Thomas Tamm
26 Jan 2016

D.C. Bar Goes After Whistleblower Who Exposed Warrantless Wiretapping

The DC Bar initiated disciplinary proceedings for DOJ whistleblower Thomas Tamm for revealing “secrets” of his “client” to a NY Times reporter.

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16 Jan 2016

Daniel Ellsberg: Without Nuclear Threats, We Could Have Avoided Vietnam War

In order to maintain American empire, Americans are lied to “All the time. Every hour of the day,” according to the ‘“Pentagon Papers” whistleblower.

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09 Jan 2016

Top Military Brass Knew In Advance Vietnam War Would Fail, Daniel Ellsberg Reveals

Published in partnership with MintPress News. MINNEAPOLIS — MintPress News is proud to host “Lied to Death,” a 13-part audio conversation between famed whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and social justice activist Arn Menconi. Menconi wrote that these interviews are a “mixture of historical, political science and Dan’s sixty-year scholarly analysis as

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