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William Binney

William Binney: NSA Claim Not to Be Mining Content Is an "Outright Lie"

Robin Koerner | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics
Robin Koerner

In a very powerful exclusive interview, I recently had the privilege of speaking to an American hero, William Binney, NSA whistleblower.

ruth, Transparency, Democracy and the Surveillance State

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

When a powerful government like "Top Secret America" enjoys maximum "privacy" while private individuals are subjected to full transparency, it might be time to turn that boat around!

Does Uncle Sam Have a God Complex?

Norman Solomon | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

As a matter of faith, some people believe that God can see and hear everything. But as a matter of fact, the U.S. government now has the kind of surveillance powers formerly attributed only to a supreme being.

Memo to Potential Whistleblowers: If You See Something, Say Something

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

Whistleblowers don't sign up to be whistleblowers. Almost always, they begin their work as true believers in the system that conscience later compels them to challenge.

Matt Sledge

The NSA's Director Is Leaving -- And These Whistle-Blowers Won't Miss Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The National Security Agency's director will be gone by March, White House spokesman Jay Carney confirmed on Thursday. But don't expect...

The NSA Deserves a Permanent Shutdown

Norman Solomon | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

To the people in control of the Executive Branch, violating our civil liberties is an essential government service. So -- to ensure total fulfillment of Big Brother's vast responsibilities -- the National Security Agency is insulated from any fiscal disruption.

Systematic Deceit from the NSA

Bea Edwards | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Bea Edwards

There's simply no accountability at the NSA - not for the crimes and not for the cover-up. Not for the deception, and not even for the poor performance.