Whistleblower


Source: Josh Begley and Jeremy Scahill for The Intercept This is a labyrinth with 12 entrances and no exit. It is built on a cache of documents provided to The Intercept by a source within the intelligence community. Operators can watch their targets for hours, often from air-conditioned rooms, until they receive the order […]

Drones: A Visual Glossary


Source: ‘Ring the Alarm: Laura Poitras Discusses Suing the US Government’ by Marlow Stern for The Daily Beast The Oscar-winning director of Citizenfour opens up about NSA spying, Chelsea Manning, Obama’s ‘terrible legacy,’ and more. Let’s talk about your blockbuster AT&T/NSA story in the Times. Since it came from the […]

Laura Poitras Print Interview 8-18-15


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Watch parts 1 and 2 for free: PBS Frontline – United States of Secrets Read the transcript: United States of Secrets full transcript FRONTLINE’s two-part investigation of the NSA’s surveillance activities post-9/11 has been honored with a Peabody Award for excellence in documentary filmmaking.  

PBS Frontline United States of Secrets


By Suzanna Andrews Source: MORE At 44, Radack is among the leading whistle-blower lawyers in the country. She is also possibly the most outspoken and passionate. With expertise in national security, she has a client list that includes some of the most controversial people on the planet. She is part […]

Whistleblowers’ Lawyer Jesselyn Radack



Source: Wikileaks On July 6, 2010, Private Bradley Manning, a 22 year old intelligence analyst with the United States Army in Baghdad, was charged with disclosing this video (after allegedly speaking to an unfaithful journalist). The whistleblower behind the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, has called Mr. Manning a ‘hero’. He […]

Collateral Murder


https://citizenfourfilm.com/ CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security […]

Citizenfour


Source: The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald: https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/04/06/john-oliver-interview-political-disengagement-american-public/ Oliver’s overall discussion is good (and, naturally, quite funny), but the specific point he wants to make here is misguided. Contrary to what Oliver says, it’s actually not surprising at all that a large number of Americans are unaware of who Snowden is, nor […]

John Oliver Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden