No matter how much the defenders of the militaristic status quo have tried to relegate the Pentagon Papers whistleblower to the past, he has insisted on being present, writes Norman Solomon.
Daniel Ellsberg Calling on Us to Stop Nuclear War
The Pentagon Papers whistleblower, who has a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, is urging a ceasefire in Ukraine. “This is not a species to be trusted with nuclear weapons,” he tells Marjorie Cohn.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: What Dan Ellsberg Means
The term “Fourth Estate” had taken on the dust of a neglected antique before the release of the Pentagon Papers. Afterwards it seemed possible to think again of the press as the independent pole of power required by a working democracy.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Silencing Another Jailed Whistleblower
The U.S. prison system has put Marty Gottesfeld in one of their modern-day dungeons and cut off his email. But this whistleblower is a fierce fighter for his rights and one day he’ll be doing the same for others.
Prayer & Political Peddling at US High Court
Based on recent exposés about lobbying efforts by the Christian right, Marjorie Cohn says Congress should pass a code of judicial ethics for the Supreme Court.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Don’t Charge Trump With Espionage
Nobody should face the charge unless they are working for a foreign power and mean harm to the United States.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: The Whistleblower Crackdown
National Whistleblower Week is a call to action on behalf of Julian Assange, who marks a new extreme in a series of legal reprisals that have gotten more draconian since Kiriakou’s own national-security case in 2012.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Penetrating the Blue Wall
The fallout for police whistleblowers is at least as bad as for those elsewhere in government.
The Fake ‘Facebook Whistleblower’
Two different kinds of activities are being blurred by using the same word, writes Jonathan Cook. And a lot hangs on how we use the term.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Memo to Biden — What About the Other Whistleblowers?
Darnella Frazier deserves national commendation. The same goes for Joshua Schulte, Daniel Hale and Darin Jones, all of whom are in dire straits right now.