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Ever More and Ever Less: The Unstoppable Legacy of the War on Terror

Karen J. Greenberg | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Karen J. Greenberg

Those who imagine the era of overreach in the name of national security coming to an end any time soon would do well to remember that some spectacular national security trials are on the horizon -- and that we may be entering a new age of governmental vindictiveness.

Moody's Analyst Blows Whistle On Mortgage Debt Ratings, Allegedly Gets Pay Cut

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | Business

* Ilya Eric Kolchinsky may pursue retaliation claim * Moody's wins dismissal of defamation, other claims * Kolchinsky we...

Big Bank Whistleblower Claims It Cost Him Major Bonus Money

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

One banker is claiming that blowing the whistle on his colleagues' inappropriate behavior cost him millions. Edward Williems, a former senior inve...

Silent State

Peter Van Buren | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

There is a barely visible but still significant war raging between a government obsessed with secrecy and whistleblowers seeking to expose waste, fraud, and wrongdoing.

Hear the Lonesome Whistle Blow: Workplace Retaliation

Janice Harper | Posted 03.09.2012 | Business
Janice Harper

We love to romanticize the whistleblower. But rarely does that admiration extend to the worker beside us, regardless of our labor values.

Why Was A Marine Whistleblower Punished After Helping Save Lives?

Marcus Baram | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Marcus Baram

Last week, Franz Gayl was given his life back. The Marine Corps veteran, who made waves in 2007 when he blamed top military officials for failing to speed the shipment of life-saving vehicles to Iraq, has spent the last few years seeing his vaunted career ripped to shreds.

Labor Dept.: Bank Of America Used 'Illegal Retaliatory Tactics' Against Worker

Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp must reinstate a Countrywide whistle-blower fired shortly after the two companies merged in 2008 and p...

Whistleblowing Laws and Culture Need to Change to Save Taxpayer Dollars

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

Calling out waste, fraud and abuse should be seen as a positive act that strengthens government. Unfortunately, in the current climate, whistleblowers are seen as insubordinates for calling attention to failure.

Obama Opens the Oval Office to Good Government Groups

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

When we met with him yesterday, President Obama did something remarkable: He said the issue of transparency in government is incredibly difficult, and he asked us to work with his office to improve the status quo.

Beyond WikiLeaks: A Leak "Arms Race"

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.31.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

Leaks have always played an important part in journalism, but this direct-to-the-public approach championed by WikiLeaks is new. Now there's a new kid on the block. Or rather, kids.

How Top Secret America Misfires

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Why has Congress not yet awoken to the fact that since 9-11 we have been sailing into a perfect storm? Here are just some of the turbulent winds blowing and pushing officials in the wrong direction.