Civil Liberties Advocates, Organizations and Whistleblowers Tell Congress to Oppose the USA FREEDOM Act

By: Monday September 15, 2014 10:00 am

Firedoglake is proud to join civil liberties advocates, organizations and whistleblowers in urging members of Congress to oppose the NSA reform bill known as the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 2685). Today, our coalition sent the following letter to members in the House and Senate.

The letter was signed by whistleblowers William Binney, Thomas Drake, Daniel Ellsberg, Mark Klein, Edward Loomis and J. Kirk Wiebe, as well as Campaign for Liberty, CREDO Action, Emptywheel, Fight for the Future, Firedoglake, OffNow, Participatory Politics Foundation, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Progressive Change Institute, Restore The Fourth, RootsAction.org, Sascha Meinrath, Tenth Amendment Center, The Rhode Island Coalition to Defend Human and Civil Rights, The Sunlight Foundation and ThoughtWorks.

 

FDL Membership – Webinars Past, Present, and Future

By: Friday August 26, 2011 8:40 am

I just finished compiling all the great questions and sending out answers to guests of the conference call last week with Lt. Dan Choi.

What a riveting and passionate event!

Join Me in Bethesda Tomorrow Night for an FDL Fundraiser with Barry Eisler and His New Book, “Inside Out”

By: Thursday July 1, 2010 3:29 pm

Please join us tomorrow evening. It’s a great book, Barry is extraordinarily entertaining, and as a special bonus due to circumstances beyond my control, my dogs Katie and Lucy will be there too (don’t ask).

Barry Eisler will read from his new novel Inside Out at Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda, MD, at 7pm, Friday July 2. $5 from each book sold will go to support investigative journalism on firedoglake.com.

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