Here is Part II of our interview with Whistleblower Insider’s 2015 Whistleblower of the Year winner — Perdue chicken farmer Craig Watts.
Here is Part I of our interview with Whistleblower Insider’s 2015 Whistleblower of the Year winner — Perdue chicken farmer Craig Watts.
Mary Willingham, Whistleblower Insider’s 2014 Whistleblower of the Year, is the former educator at the University of North Carolina who went public with her concerns about the university’s major failings in educating its big money athletes and has been on a continued quest to clean up college sports. We had the opportunity to speak to Ms. Willingham about her win and her story.
Last week we posted Part I of our interview with Robert MacLean, the whistleblowing Air Marshal who reported a potentially huge chink in the fence of America’s defense against a terrorist attack. Here is Part II of that interview.
Last week, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Department of Homeland Security v MacLean. It involves the appeal by the government of a circuit court decision finding that Robert MacLean, a former Air Marshal, may qualify as a whistleblower protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act.
Earlier this month, we brought you the first part of a two-part interview with Tom Devine, Legal Director for the Government Accountability Project. In that post, we discussed whistleblowers and national security. In this second part, we explore what it means to be a whistleblower in the 2010s and some pressing issues facing whistleblowers in the years ahead.
Did you know the government almost left our airplanes unprotected despite knowing of an impending attack that would have made 9-11 look like a “skirmish?” Why did Edward Snowden choose to go to the media instead of reporting his concerns internally? Tom Devine, the Legal Director for the Government Accountability Project, spoke with us recently on these and other whistleblower issues. Read on for Part One of our two-part interview.
Whistleblower Insider recently sat down with Tony Corbo, the senior lobbyist for the food campaign by DC-based public interest group Food & Water Watch, to learn more about the food industry and the issues we all face, but likely do not even know about, every time we choose an apple or a bag of cookies at the supermarket.