March 15, 2012 C-SPAN
Posts Tagged ‘Whistleblowers’
Tags: #intelligence, #transparency, DOJ, Fast and Furious, FOIA, Whistleblowers
Tags: #intelligence, Espionage Act, Government Accountability Project, Project On Government Oversight, Whistleblowers
The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises passed a bill that severely dwindles protection for whistleblowers on Thursday. The bill necessitates the whistleblower to confront the enterprise in question before going to a regulatory agency and has the support of many lobbyists including the US Chamber of Commerce. Many critics believe the bill makes it easier for firms to retaliate against whistleblowers. Kathleen McClellan, attorney for the Government Accountability Project, joins us to explore how this bill could make whistleblower rights vanish completely.
Tags: #dsot, #intelligence, #OWS, #p2, Barack Obama, Bradley Manning, Cindy Sheehan, Daniel Ellsberg, Whistleblowers, Wikileaks
It’s been almost two years since Private First Class Bradley Manning was arrested. He is being accused of releasing classified documents to Wikileaks. As a whistleblower Manning was held for nine months without being charged for a crime and starting Friday evening Occupy the Truth will kick off in Berkeley. At the conference Bradley Manning’s case will be an important topic and activist Cindy Sheehan brings us the latest about Occupy the Truth.