Whistleblowers

Explore the latest details on what whistleblowers like Edward Snowden, Daniel Ellsberg, and others are bringing to light that the government is trying to keep in the dark.

  • Euro Trip? Snowden Welcomed in EU Resolution (10/29/2015) - October 29, 2015—It’s not every day that the European Parliament passes a resolution that gets folks in America excited yet that’s exactly what happened. The European Parliament has just caved in to pressure by passing a resolution […]
  • Activists Bomb NSA With Flyers (10/15/2015) - October 15, 2015—The National Security Agency is literally everywhere, yet its omnipresence didn’t discourage Peng! from doing what they do best: pull fun political stunts. The tactical media and activist group has just hit the news once […]
  • Snowden Responds to Hillary and Trump Calling Him a Traitor (9/3/2015) - September 3, 2015—”It’s very difficult to respond in a serious way to any statement that’s made by Donald Trump,” Edward Snowden said in response to Donald Trump’s allusion to executing him and calling him a […]
  • Pentagon, NSA Investigated Over Whistleblower Cover Up (6/16/2015) - June 16, 2015—Pentagon whistleblowers have got a lot to complain about to their department’s inspector general’s office. Many cases have been going on for years and remain ongoing. They’re all secret, except for one. Like what […]
  • Snowden or Bust: From HBO to Revolutionary War Memorial (4/6/2015) - April 6, 2015—NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has returned to America. Or at least the pop culture. One in the form of a bust, and another in an appearance on HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. […]
  • Snowden to Canada: ‘Liberty Is Worth The Risk’ (3/5/2015) - March 5, 2015—Edward Snowden was interviewed yesterday during an event hosted by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and the Ryerson School of Journalism. CBC News moderated the debate and streamed it live. Like what you’re reading? Keep […]
  • NSA Whistleblower: Petraeus Plea Deal Is ‘Slap On the Wrist’ (3/4/2015) - March 4, 2015—National Security Agency whistleblower Thomas Drake has claimed the plea deal offered to former CIA Director David Petraeus is nothing but a “slap on the wrist.” His actions, Drake said, were illegal and […]
  • Actor Gives Facebook A Firsthand Look At Hollywood’s ‘Snowden’ (3/3/2015) - March 3, 2015—Amid reports concerning Edward Snowden’s recent statements, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt shared a photo of himself as a young Snowden in U.S. Army uniform. According to the actor, today marks the first day of shooting […]
  • CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou on Torture Coverup, Silencing Dissent (3/2/2015) - March 2, 2015—CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou worked undercover for the agency for 14-plus years. In 2013, he became the first CIA official to ever be sent to prison for leaking classified information. To understand […]
  • Which Neocons Head The Senate’s New Whistleblowers Caucus? (2/26/2015) - February 26, 2015—We have reported on how the federal government’s own watchdog believes agencies like the FBI are not giving whistleblowers a fair treatment. Now, the US Senate wants to do something about it. Creating the […]
  • These 5 Whistleblowers Exposed Broken VA Benefits System (2/25/2015) - February 25, 2015—Whistleblowers don’t just give us a better idea of how government undermines our privacy. According to CBS News, new reports blame mismanagement of claims within the Veterans Benefits Administration for a series problems veterans […]
  • Snowden Discusses ‘Invisible’ Changes Since NSA Spying Revelations (2/24/2015) - February 24, 2015—Some of the biggest changes that have been made since Edward Snowden revealed information on the U.S. government’s unwarranted mass surveillance and data collection programs back in 2013 are “invisible,” according to the […]
  • Federal Watchdog: FBI Mistreating Whistleblowers (2/24/2015) - Government’s own watchdog agency believes whistleblower retaliation complaints aren’t being investigated properly. February 24, 2015—This might not come as a surprise, but government whistleblowers are seldom treated fairly. According to a recent report published by […]
  • Edward Snowden Calls for Civil Disobedience (2/23/2015) - February 23, 2015—While perfect enforcement of law sounds great, it is true that governments typically do not reform themselves. It requires activism and organizing to preserve our rights, according to NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden. Discussing […]
  • Leaked Spy Cables of 4 Countries Reveal ‘Most Damaging’ Secrets (2/23/2015) - February 23, 2015—Massive leaks of spy cables belonging to spy agencies in Russia, Israel, Britain, and South Africa will be revealed in coming days by Al Jazeera and The Guardian. “They include the Israeli Mossad’s […]
  • Citizenfour Wins Academy Award For Best 2014 Documentary (2/22/2015) - February 21, 2015—This year’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ award for best documentary feature went to Loura Poitras’ Citizenfour, the 2014 film that offers a first-hand look at the events that put the NSA […]
  • JP Morgan Chase, the Government, and a Whistleblower (2/16/2015) - Can a whistleblower cause “economic harm” by telling the truth about economic fraud? February 16, 2015—While it’s a commonly held belief that banks destroyed the economy, it’s not known what exactly happened. Phrases like “toxic […]
  • Bank Crimes Exposed by Whistleblowers and Their Attorneys (2/12/2015) - “Someone has to look out for American homeowners.” — Attorney Danielle Kelley The root cause of the 2000s housing bubble and 2008 crash was the Federal Reserve’s cheap money. Other factors included the practices of […]
  • CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Says Snowden Won’t Get a Fair Trial (2/11/2015) - Whistleblower: ‘If the Government Has Its Way, Ed Snowden Will Never See the Light of Day February 11, 2015—CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou believes NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden should not come home to the United States. […]
  • What Questions Will You Ask NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden? (2/7/2015) - February 7, 2014—If you had one chance to ask Edward Snowden anything, what question would you pose to the NSA whistleblower? That one chance is now. Voices of Liberty (VOL) is bringing you an exclusive […]
  • Snowden: Surveillance Couldn’t Prevent Paris Attack (1/22/2015) - January 22, 2015—International terrorist attacks keep proving NSA spying whistleblower Edward Snowden right. Snowden has said that agencies like the NSA are constantly throwing hay into a stack without ever considering the needle buried deep […]
  • Snowden: US Cyber Policy ‘Going Jurassic Park On Us’ (1/14/2015) - January 14, 2015—Whistleblower Edward Snowden has advice for his former employers on US cyber policy. In an interview with PBS’s NOVA, Snowden mentions the US government’s Stuxnet cyber attack against Iran’s nuclear energy program as […]
  • Government Treats CIA Whistleblower Like a Criminal (1/7/2015) - January 6, 2015—Despite President Obama’s assurances that his administration is whistleblower friendly, another example of a government employee being treated like a criminal for pointing out official crimes is making headlines. Ilana Greenstein witnessed coverups, […]
  • Whistleblower Site Names Key CIA Torture Agent (12/22/2014) - December 22, 2014—Her name was redacted dozens of times in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture, but it was bound to come out. Known in media circles, but generally kept from the public, […]
  • Snowden Receives Award and Standing Ovation from Swedish Parliament (12/3/2014) - December 3, 2014—Whistleblower Edward Snowden has just received the Right Livelihood Award, a recognition comparable to the Nobel Prize, from the Swedish parliament. Snowden addressed the parliament via video feed from Moscow, Russia and received […]
  • People Finally Care About Their Privacy Because of Snowden (11/14/2014) - November 14, 2014—A new poll by Pew Research Center shows 81 percent of Americans don’t feel their privacy is secure within social media and that nearly a third of Americans feel the same way about […]
  • New Snowden Doc CITIZENFOUR Reminds Us to Support Whistleblowers (10/23/2014) - We Support Edward Snowden as a Whistleblower and Encourage Others to Learn More About Unwarranted Mass Surveillance.   October 23, 2014 – Opening Friday (tomorrow) in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington […]
  • German Whistleblower Goes Public about the CIA (10/16/2014) - [vimeo https://vimeo.com/132177391] October 16, 2014 -A German journalist reveals how the CIA influences the media by exchanging cash for favorable coverage, among other things. Udo Ulfkotte, a former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, one of Germany’s […]
  • White House Accused of Covering-up Colombian Prostitution Scandal (10/10/2014) - October 10, 2014 – The scandal that has plagued the United States Secret Service in recent weeks and led to the resignation of its director has widened yet again, this time with the White House […]
  • Lies, Lies and More (Government) Lies (10/9/2014) - October 9, 2014 – Is the government even capable of telling the truth on its own anymore? Or will they only give us the truth when they are caught red-handed? From the article: They are […]
  • Ron Paul in 2011: WikiLeaks Truth Dispels Neocon Propaganda (10/9/2014) - October 9, 2014 – It’s Throwback Thursday, so we are sharing my testimony before the House on WikiLeaks as a reminder that here at Voices of Liberty we seek the truth. From the testimony: Despite […]
  • Truthstream Media: #Declassify the 28 Pages of the 9/11 Report (9/10/2014) - September 10, 2014 – Truthstream Media prepared a documentary-style segment on the #Declassify campaign launched by former Congressman Ron Paul. The campaign calls on Americans to leverage social media as a way to raise awareness […]
  • Truth in Media: Snowden NSA Leaks a Crime, or Blowing the Whistle? (8/28/2014) - August 28, 2014 – Criminal, or whistleblower? Hero, or traitor? Edward Snowden continues to capture headlines across the country as the latest person to leak classified information from the NSA. Have the revelations from the […]
  • Truth in Media: Taking Back the Patriot Act (8/27/2014) - August 28, 2014 – To rein in the abuse of the Patriot Act by the NSA, many legislators have put forward bills that range in restrictive power. The Amash/Conyers Amendment, which failed to pass in […]
  • 10 Takeaways from the Wired Interview with Edward Snowden (8/19/2014) - August 19, 2014 – Here are 10 Takeaways from James Bamford’s interview with Edward Snowden in WIRED, followed by one question. Please feel free to answer the question and/or comment. 1) File under: Massive State […]
  • The Intercept: NPR Laundering CIA Talking Points (8/13/2014) - August 12, 2014 – Analyzing an article from National Public Radio (NPR) called “Big Data Firm Says It Can Link Snowden Data to Changed Terrorist Behavior,” Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman of The Intercept uncover […]
  • WIRED: Exclusive Interview with Edward Snowden (8/13/2014) - August 13, 2014 – In an exclusive interview with WIRED Magazine, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses the revelations that came about after revealing the American government’s massive spying capabilities, as well as his feelings about […]
  • Liberty Needs More Hackers, Truth-Tellers, Whistleblowers (8/11/2014) - August 11, 2014 – During a talk at the 20th anniversary of the Hackers on Planet Earth conference, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg joined NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to discuss how technology can empower dissent […]
  • Demand Clemency For Edward Snowden! (8/1/2014) - It’s taken us just over five months to get more than 37,000 signatures. Let’s triple that number and show support for Edward Snowden! Read the latest update from Ron Paul about this petition and Mr. […]
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