Whistleblowers

The Whistleblower Revolution with Heidi Weber: Episode 6: Filling the Whistleblower GAP with Dana Gold

Note: this podcast, featuring our Director of Education and Senior Counsel Dana Gold, was originally published here. Episode 6: Filling the Whistleblower GAP with Dana Gold Many times we see an organization, but we don't see the "people" behind it who give it life. The Government Accountability Project is a non-profit organization of attorneys and [...]

2019-12-19T08:25:27-05:00December 19th, 2019|In The News, Whistleblowers|

Winnipeg Free Press: Whistleblowers Have Played a Role Throughout History

Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. Whistleblowers Have Played a Role Throughout History No matter how much U.S. President Donald Trump and his Republican acolytes rant and rave about the CIA whistleblower or attempt to impugn their motives for raising an alarm about Trump’s brazen efforts to coerce [...]

2019-12-03T08:57:19-05:00December 3rd, 2019|IC Whistleblower, In The News, Whistleblowers|

Undark: An Effort to Improve Scientific Integrity in the Federal Government

Note: this article, featuring our Senior Counsel and Director of Education Dana Gold, was originally published here. An Effort to Improve Scientific Integrity in the Federal Government A bill introduced this year could protect government scientists and their research, but it faces hurdles to become law. IN SEPTEMBER, after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Bahamas, it barreled [...]

2019-12-02T09:24:39-05:00December 2nd, 2019|In The News, Scientific Integrity, Whistleblowers|

The Washington Post: Trump Wants the Whistleblower Revealed. Others Push for More Protection.

Note: this article, featuring our client Robert MacLean and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. Trump Wants the Whistleblower Revealed. Others Push for More Protection. When President Trump threatened the whistleblower in the Ukraine matter, it sent a tremor through federal employees across the government. When Republican members of Congress repeatedly attempted to out that [...]

The Guardian: Lexicon of Impeachment: The Words That Will Determine Trump’s Fate

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Lexicon of Impeachment: The Words That Will Determine Trump's Fate The inquiry into the president’s Ukraine dealings have thrown up a range of terms and phrases. We break them down for you. The televised impeachment hearings into the Trump-Ukraine scandal are introducing a handful of words [...]

2019-11-13T09:29:26-05:00November 13th, 2019|In The News, Whistleblowers|

Yes Magazine: In Praise of Whistleblowers

This article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. In Praise of Whistleblowers While corporate media spread distraction and propaganda, whistleblowers step up to reveal abuses of power the public has a right to know. In their new book,  United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It ), [...]

2019-11-07T09:31:46-05:00November 7th, 2019|In The News, Whistleblowers|

The Washington Post: ‘America’s Most Famous Whistleblower’ Inspired Legal Protections. They’re Too Weak.

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. ‘America’s Most Famous Whistleblower’ Inspired Legal Protections. They’re Too Weak. Retaliation is still common, especially for intelligence community whistleblowers The man once known as “America’s most famous whistleblower” had few protections when he first spoke up about major Pentagon cost overruns in the late 1960s. There [...]

2019-10-17T08:48:25-04:00October 17th, 2019|In The News, National Security, Whistleblowers|

The Boston Globe: Advice For My Fellow Whistle-blowers

This article, written by our client Thomas Tamm and featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Advice For My Fellow Whistle-blowers At the time, I did not consider myself a whistle-blower. If I thought about the concept at all, it was in the context of corporate malfeasance. I was a member of the law [...]

2019-10-16T09:11:27-04:00October 16th, 2019|In The News, National Security, Whistleblowers|

The Fulcrum: 2019 Integrity Awards Dinner

Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. 2019 Integrity Awards Dinner OCT. 30, 2019 Organizer: Coalition for Integrity The Coalition will be presenting Senator Chuck Grassley and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney the Integrity Award for their work on beneficial ownership transparency. They will also be giving the Corporate Leadership Award to [...]

2019-10-15T08:54:24-04:00October 15th, 2019|In The News, National Security, Whistleblowers|

The National Memo: American Whistleblowers, Inside And Outside The System

Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. American Whistleblowers, Inside And Outside The System An open letter from more than 100 former national security officials applauds the “responsible whistleblower” who came forward with information about President Trump’s Ukraine dealings. While the identity of the whistleblower is unknown, “we do know that [...]

2019-10-15T08:50:53-04:00October 15th, 2019|In The News, National Security, Whistleblowers|
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