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MoveOn's Phony New Campaign for 'Protecting Whistleblowers'
In the last decade, MoveOn—which says it has an email list of 8 million "members"—has refused to do any campaigns to help Manning, Drake, Snowden, Kiriakou, or Sterling.
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A Whistleblower Imprisoned, Not Silenced
Two years of imprisonment have given me ample time to reflect on the circumstances in which I find myself today. I often retrace my steps, carefully recalling each conversation I had and action I took that landed me in this prison. However, in the two years that I have served, my position has never...
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Trump's Press Attacks Decried as "Reminiscent of Authoritarian Government"
'The press freedom predators of the world are watching Trump and taking notes'
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Letter From CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Details Federal Prison’s Scandalous Treatment
Shadowproof Editor’s Note: Concerned with the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ failure to provide medical treatment and their indifference toward CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling’s heart problems, Shadowproof exchanged letters with Sterling to bring more attention to his mistreatment. The federal...
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Why I Still Have Hope In The American Dream That Failed Me
I am in a federal prison in Colorado. While here, I have read Ta-Nahesi Coates’ award-winning book Between the World and Me . Though my background is different from Coates’ (I did not grow up in the mean streets of a large city), I enjoyed reading Between the World and Me because I identify with so...
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Jeffrey Sterling Completes One Year Of Unjust Prison Sentence
Yesterday, June 16th, marked one year since Jeffrey Sterling began his 3.5 year prison sentence for divulging classified information to a New York Times journalist, a crime he did not commit. One year he was deprived of the freedom that so many of us take for granted every day; one year separated...
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Journalists Should Stand Up for Whistleblowers
The Obama administration’s ongoing crusade against government whistleblowers — which culminated last year in the imprisonment of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling — has reignited a debate over the role journalists should play in defending their profession and the sources and networks on which it...
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Whistleblower Wife and Allies Demand #PardonForJeffrey at White House Gate
"An innocent man who dedicated his life to serving the United States has been wrongfully jailed under President Obama's watch," Holly Sterling declares
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Ordeals of Whistleblowers in a "Democracy"
The more extreme the crimes of state, the more the state seeks to shroud them in secrecy. The greater the secrecy and the accompanying lies, the more vital becomes the role of whistleblowers – and the more vindictive becomes the state in its pursuit of them. Whistleblowers are people who start out...
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How Govt Crackdown on Whistleblowers Betrays Public Interest: Report
Armed with the vague language of the Espionage Act, which is 'extremely difficult' to defend against, the Obama administration has prosecuted more whistleblowers than any other president
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