“Democracy Now!” spent an hour Monday with four whistle-blowers who traveled to Moscow to give Edward Snowden an award for Integrity in Intelligence. The occasion marks the first time in months the public has heard Snowden speak.
This week we throw our support behind former CIA analyst, Army veteran and peace activist Ray McGovern, whose arrest while protesting as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton paid tribute to the wave of demonstrations in the Middle East made a troubling statement about the state of our own freedoms.
Truthdig salutes Ray McGovern, the 27-year CIA veteran who articulated the outrage of a nation by publicly and heroically challenging Donald Rumsfeld’s lies about Iraqi WMD. Click here for the full report.