Imagine for a moment that Edward Snowden had gone through the proper channels of government in his effort to expose the illegalities of spying. How would this have played out? It is time to strengthen whistleblowers.
Julian Assange and Wikileaks articles on Democracy Chronicles
Julian Assange is an Australian activist and journalist. He is the editor-in-chief and founder of WikiLeaks. His ongoing flight from persecution for his work publishing secret government information, deemed leaks by many, has been closely documented. Also see our articles about Eric Snowden and Technology Dissidents or our entire section on Election Technology.
Australian founder of Wikileaks Julian Assange on Chomsky, Spying, and our Orwellian future
Julian Assange is wanted in Sweden on accusations of sex assaults is facing extradition to Stockholm and then possibly to the United States following a document dump of military cables in 2010 which caused controversy all around the world.
Multiple US States fight spying on citizens with new legislation in defiance of feds
White House Intelligence Review Task Force suggests surprisingly major NSA spying reforms excess
Letter to Brazilian people reflects country largely supportive of NSA leaker Edward Snowden who revealed US spying on Brazil leaders
Whistleblowers exposing government crime and wrongdoing are often punished in current system
Transparency motivated Bradley Manning jailed whistleblower claims and public interest in was key
An array of colorful new faces set to enter Australian politics following transformational election including one Titanic building Billionaire
Australia’s most unusual candidate Julian Assange campaigning for office while in London embassy