• Goldman, Guns and Greg Smith

    Why it matters that a “gun” gesture was directed towards former Goldman Sachs whistle-blower Greg Smith on CNBC, the day his book came out.   An artist’s group in Paris, UX, was only interested in nurturing and preserving things abandoned or lost which were in the possession of officials. There was a clock that no… Continue Reading

  • Glenn Greenwald: On Lawlessness and Power

    A clip from a larger discussion with Noam Chomsky. Here Greenwald discusses the use of law by the elites and those with power in the United States as a means of coercion. He also describes this behavior as it has been used against whistle-blowers.

  • Diane Roark: NSA Whistleblower

    Interview with Diane Roark. Rarely do you ever hear of Diane Roark, one of the initial NSA Whistleblowers who has endured many years of harassment by the US Government for daring to try to speak out against unconstitutional practices at the NSA. I learned of her story from an interview with NY Times reporter James… Continue Reading

  • Assange: Courage While Experiencing Indefinite Detention.

    …today, I read an article by John Keane, a professor at the University of Sydney, on his recent lunch with Julian Assange at Equador’s Embassy in London, where Assange has been confined for over 8 months. It was the first time someone took the time to address the strength that can shine through a person targeted and harassed for leaking facts that defy our modern authorities.

  • Aaron Swartz: Exploitation of Wikileaks by Wall Street Journal & New York Times.

    A 2011 interview, (below), with Aaron Swartz, hacker and activist. He discusses how the Wall Street Journal is planning their own “leaks” site. Apparently even though the New York Times harshly criticizes Julian Assange and Wikileaks, over 1/2 of all their papers contain source material they obtained from Wikileaks. Swartz was later targeted by the US government, and committed suicide, on January 10, 2013.