Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Repeal the Entire Patriot Act!

Peter B. Collins Presents Rep. Mark Pocan With the USA Patriot Act expiring in a few months, Rep. Mark Pocan has introduced the “Surveillance State Repeal Act”, which would completely repeal the 2001 Patriot Act, the 2008 FISA amendments and put limits on Executive Order 12333. We discuss the failure of the weak “USA Freedom […]

Once Upon A Time US Government Whistleblowers…

Steve Kohn of National Whistleblowers Center offers an alternative to ignoring and intimidating whistle-blowers Last week the New York Times published a very well-written editorial piece written by Steve Kohn on the need to protectgovernment whistleblowers: Today, the Obama administration is aggressively pursuing leakers. Bradley E. Manning, an Army private, has been imprisoned since May […]

Podcast Show #43

The Boiling Frogs Presents Stephen Kohn Stephen Kohn joins us to discuss his book The Whistleblower’s Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing what’s Right and Protecting Yourself. He explains whistleblowing as a civil liberties and a First Amendment issue, the role of whistleblowers as enablers of congressional oversight, and discusses the legal and political implications […]