In this special episode of CovertAction Bulletin, we spend the entire hour with former CIA analyst and field agent John Kiriakou. Kiriakou became a whistleblower when he exposed the CIA’s official torture program—and then became the only person jailed for it.
We discuss how the ongoing campaign against Julian Assange should inform us about how to view and support the work of other whistleblowers. While Assange remains in prison and under threat of extradition and trial in the U.S., the threat to journalists, publishers and activists continues to grow.
First the CIA tried to block the public from being exposed to its dirty deeds—but now the strategy has shifted to trying to normalize them.
By depicting ugly, degrading, murderous and unspeakable acts as routine, they become accepted as “the way things are done.”
Almost since the very inception of the...
Lee Camp Talks Cross-Platform Shut Down of RT America and The Censorship of Left Anti-War Media Voices
The information war has heated up, this time with targets on the backs of anti-war journalists and media voices critical to NATO and the U.S.
Last week, the offices of RT America were...