Politico: A Whistleblower Salutes Bradley Manning
This op-ed by GAP client and NSA whistleblower Tom Drake calls Bradley Manning a victim of the Obama administration's war on intelligence whistleblowers, and salutes his bravery. Drake details his own prosecution for exposing the government's wasteful, illegal secret surveillance of U.S. citizens.
FireDogLake also published its final video segment of a sit-down conversation with Drake, who compares his case with that of CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou.
OHS Canada: Silence on the Floor
In light of the recent E. coli crisis at XL Foods in Alberta, Canada's occupational health and safety magazine takes an in-depth look at worker and food safety concerns at meat processing plants – including fast line speeds and other physical and psychological implications faced when working with the animals. The article also highlights the trend toward self-regulation in the industry and the need for adequate whistleblower protections for workers.
FierceHealthcare: Whistleblowers Help Fight Healthcare Fraud
Whistleblowers made a big difference in exposing healthcare fraud in 2012, with nearly $3 billion recovered under the False Claims Act – shattering previous records.
Sarah Damian is New Media Associate for the Government Accountability Project, the nation's leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.