Whistle-blowing in the Age of Snowden

Book - 2016
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"Whistleblowers pay with their lives to save ours. When insiders like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden or ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley or Big Tobacco truth-teller Jeffrey Wigand blow the whistle on high-level lying, lawbreaking or other wrongdoing--whether it's government spying, corporate murder or scientific scandal--the public benefits enormously. Wars are ended, deadly products are taken off the market, white-collar criminals are sent to jail. The whistleblowers themselves, however, generally end up ruined. Nearly all of them lose their jobs--and in many cases their marriages and their health--as they refuse to back down in the face of increasingly ferocious official retaliation. That moral stubbornness despite terrible personal cost is the defining DNA of whistleblowers. The public owes them more than we know."--Publisher information.
Published: New York :, Hot Books,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781510703377
Branch Call Number: 353.4609 HER
Characteristics: v, 164 pages ;,24 cm


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Jun 11, 2016

This is a very important book [and relatively short] which explains what took place in respect to the destruction of Thomas Drake by The State, for doing everything legally, while The State actors - - utterly corrupt and amoral government worker lackeys - - did everything illegally!
Those guards outside the federal buildings should be to protect us from the criminals within!
Billions // wasted \\ or stolen at NSA, CIA and DIA; at the DoD and State Department, et cetera - - until an honest forensic audit is done of all agencies involved, the national debt will continue to grow and grow!
[In other words, Gen. Hayden, who was head of the NSA when 9/11 occurred, and did not prevent it - - and was head of the CIA when they were unable to track down Osama bin Laden, funneled taxpayer monies to SAIC and other private intel contractors; clearly a criminal!]


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