Libor liable & whistleblowing in the age of Snowden (E244)
In this episode of “Watching the Hawks” Tyrel Ventura, Tabetha Wallace & Sean Stone discuss President Obama’s trip to Vietnam to normalize relations with that country, which naturally include arms sales! A lawsuit reinstates a case against the 16 big banks responsible for manipulating Libor rates. Former DOD official John Crane and Mark Hertsgaard, journalist and author of the book “Bravehearts: Whistleblowing in the Age of Snowden,” discuss how the NSA and DOD dissuade whistleblowing. We close out the show with NASA’s move to upgrade DARPA’s Valkyrie robot and incorporate it in the next intrepid space explorer.
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