Bradley Manning

Vermont Moves to Strengthen Whistleblower Protections

Vermont Moves to Strengthen Whistleblower Protections
In the aftermath of last week's Supreme Court decision unleashing an unlimited flow of cash and influence on our political system, the concerns of Vermont State Auditor Doug Hoffer that "whistleblowers" be insulated against reprisals, gain particular prescience. Hoffer joins Jed Guertin and others in asking lawmakers to strengthen the protections for individuals who bring to light wrongdoing in their government workplace.
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Obama Requests Immunity for War Criminal George W. Bush

Obama Requests Immunity for War Criminal George W. Bush
Obama's DOJ has requested that George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice and Paul Wolfowitz be granted immunity in a case that is alleging that they violated international law with the Iraq War. This is after an Iraqi woman filed a complaint in federal court where she alleged that the planning of the Iraq War constituted a "crime of aggression against Iraq."
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Five Cartoons About Bradley Manning and the War on Whistleblowers

Five Cartoons About Bradley Manning and the War on Whistleblowers
There is no group that supports transparency and openness more than political cartoonists. Now that Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning has officially been sentenced to 35 years behind bars for revealing war crimes, here are five cartoons that have come to the defense of the embattled whistle-blower.
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70 Percent of Espionage Act Prosecutions Since 1971 by Obama Administration

70 Percent of Espionage Act Prosecutions Since 1971 by Obama Administration
Bradley Manning’s conviction under the Espionage Act is the latest development in the Obama administration’s push to prosecute security leaks. While the Obama White House has been one of the busiest ever in its prosecution of national security leakers, they certainly aren't the first: Here's a timeline on the U.S. government versus journalists, whistle-blowers and federal agents since 1971.
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Bradley Manning Is Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy'—If the Enemy Is Democracy

Bradley Manning Is Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy'—If the Enemy Is Democracy
Of all the charges against Bradley Manning, the most pernicious—and revealing—is “aiding the enemy. A blogger at The New Yorker, Amy Davidson, raised a pair of big questions that now loom over the courtroom at Fort Meade and over the entire country:
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