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Brave whistleblowers still face overwhelming odds

In a recent article, “Democrats on Capitol Hill ask White House not to gag federal employees“, the Washington Post quotes from a Congressional letter to President Trump. “As the new Administration seeks to better understand what problems exist in this area, this is an appropriate time to remind employees about the value of protected disclosures to…

Obama’s “insider threat” program sends chill across government

[cross-posted from Whistleblowing Today] McClatchy reporters Marisa Taylor and Jonathan S. Landay provide a startling update on President Obama’s Insider Threat Program in the article, “Obama’s crackdown views leaks as aiding enemies of U.S.”  President Obama announced the program in an October 7, 2011 executive order.