Julian Assange: Protesters including Vivienne Westwood and Roger Waters march on parliament ahead of Wikileaks founder's extradition hearing

Wikileaks founder fighting against ‘dark force’ for ‘justice, transparency and truth,’ say supporters Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/julian-assange-extradition-protest-london-wikileaks-parliament-embassy-vivienne-westwood-a9352831.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Vincent Wood

Rand Paul named the whistleblower and revealed the hypocrisy at the heart of the Republican Party

It would be pertinent to remember this the next time right-wing people call themselves ‘free speech advocates’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/rand-paul-whistleblower-name-senate-impeachment-trial-trump-republicans-a9310521.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Noah Berlatsky

John Roberts blocks mentions of alleged whistleblower’s name

Chief Justice John Roberts has communicated to senators that he will not read aloud the alleged Ukraine whistleblower’s name or otherwise publicly relay questions that might out the official, a move that’s effectively blocked Sen. Rand Paul from asking a question. In a behind-the-scenes fight, Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has composed questions that violate Roberts’s […]

An update from Chelsea Manning’s support team on her ongoing incarceration

[[Chelsea Manning’s support team sends us this update on Chelsea Manning and her courageous fight against Grand Juries, which has seen her imprisoned for months, effectively in solitary, a situation that the UN Rapporteur on Torture has deemed to be a form of torture. Our hearts are with Chelsea. -Cory]] We wanted to let everyone […]

Boeing manager repeatedly warned about 'dysfunctional production' of 737 Max before crashes that killed over 300 people

Factory conditions did not allow for planes to be made to safety standard, says Edward Pierson Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/boeing-737-max-production-manager-warning-lion-air-ethiopian-airlines-a9241706.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Lori Aratani

Trump impeachment: FBI seeks to interview whistleblower who triggered investigation

Agency interested in ‘substance’ of complaint about July phone call between Trump and Ukraine Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-impeachment-whistleblower-fbi-interview-ukraine-investigation-a9211661.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Ellen Nakashima, Devlin Barrett

Trump impeachment: Name of alleged whistleblower shared widely online despite security concerns

Social media sites failing to stop users sharing purported identity of protected individual Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-impeachment-whistleblower-who-identity-facebook-instagram-youtube-a9204511.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Sheera Frenkel

Schiff warns GOP that outing Trump whistleblower could violate ethics rules

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Tuesday warned members of his committee ahead of this week’s impeachment hearings that attempts to out the whistleblower whose allegations ignited the Democratic-led inquiry could violate congressional ethics rules. “The Committee has a long, proud, and bipartisan history of protecting whistleblowers — including from efforts to threaten, intimidate, […]

Trump rejects offer of written answers from whistleblower

President Donald Trump on Monday rejected an offer by the lawyer for the anonymous whistleblower at the center of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry to submit written answers to questions from Republican lawmakers. “The Whistleblower gave false information & dealt with corrupt politician Schiff,” Trump wrote on Twitter, referring to House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), […]

Attorney offers to let GOP submit questions to whistleblower

A lawyer for the whistleblower who filed the complaint that sparked the House’s impeachment probe told CBS News he has offered to have Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee submit questions to the whistleblower. The offer would allow Republicans to ask questions of the whistleblower directly, without going through the Democratic-controlled committee. Attorney Mark Zaid […]