whistleblower book tour

University Book Store, Seattle

PROGRAM: The event should run 60 minutes start-to-finish including 35-45 minute author talk and audience Q&A. Book signing follows. This event is an in conversation with Terry Tazioli. Book Title: Whistleblower at the CIA Author: Melvin Goodman Publisher: City Lights Publishing About the Book Melvin Goodman’s long career as a respected intelligence analyst at the…

CIA Whistleblower Talk Sponsored by FLVCS

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center (525 Kumquat Court) Buy Tickets Here: https://squareup.com/store/peace-education-and-action-center/ (Click Link then when it opens scroll down to Mel Goodman Event) Tickets: $15 adv/$20 door Chef Richard’s Kumquat Kitchen will be open. Melvin A. Goodman was a soviet analyst at the CIA…

Columbia, MD: Oakland Mills High School

Sunday Feb. 4, 2018 9.15 am Talk at the Oakland Mills High School (cafeteria) located at 9410 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia, Maryland 21045. 

Chicago, IL: Seminary Co-op

Monday, January 8, 2018, 6pm Chicago, IL: Seminary Co-op In conversation with . . . Blog feature “Critical Reading” to do 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, IL 60637 773.752.4381 Contact: Alexandra Houston  alex@semcoop.com

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The Pentagon and the Washington Post: Cold War Brothers-in-Arms

Caveat Emptor.  There is no better way to exaggerate perceptions of the threat than to rely on the worst-case assumptions of the Department of Defense.  Since the creation of the department in the National Security Act of 1947 we have been inundated with the Pentagon’s distortions: the non-existent “bomber gap” in the 1950s; the “missile gap” in the 1960s; and the so-called “intentions gap” of the 1980s, which argued that the Soviet Union believed that it could fight and even win a nuclear war.

No End to the Washington Post’s War on Whistleblowers

Investigative reporters of the Washington Post often have their exposes because of whistleblowers. Watergate and Deep Throat is the enduring example. In his excellent new book, “Midnight in Washington,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) documents the necessity of whistleblowers to the Congress, particularly the congressional intelligence committees. As Schiff states, without whistleblowers the congress “would be almost completely reliant on the intelligence agencies to self report any problems.”

Containing the National Security State

Containing the National Security State