Your Call: Whistleblowers, drone warfare, and surveillance since 9/11

Nov 7, 2017

  

How widespread is government surveillance since 9/11? And how complicit are the biggest tech companies like Apple and Google?

 

Journalist Pratap Chatterjee and illustrator Khalil Bendib explore these questions in their new graphic novel Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance. They tell the stories of journalists and whistleblowers like Edward Snowden who exposed government surveillance. What's in store under the Trump administration? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

Guests:

Pratap Chatterjee, executive director of CorpWatch and author of Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance: A Graphic Novel

Khalil Bendib, political cartoonist and illustrator of Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance: A Graphic Novel

Web Resources:

Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance

Commonwealth Club: Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare and Surveillance: A Graphic History

Comicsbeat: INTERVIEW: Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil use their comic VERAX to ask what our privacy is worth

NY Times: Our Drone War Burnout