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Your Call: The war on whistleblowers and Syriza’s victory in Greece

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On the January 30th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll talk about coverage of Jeffrey Sterling, the CIA whistleblower who was convicted of espionage for giving the New York Times’ James Risen classified information about Iran’s nuclear program. We’ll also discuss the historic election in Greece and the rise of anti-austerity party, Syriza. We’ll be joined by Harper’s Scott Horton and the Globe and Mail’s Eric Reguly, What grabbed your attention in the media this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Eric Reguly, European correspondent and business columnist for The Globe and Mail and is based in Rome.

Scott Horton, contributing editor at Harper’s Magazine, and the author of the new book, The Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Foreign Policy.

Web Resources:

Globe and Mail: Greek banks bear brunt of Syriza anti-austerity pain as investors flee

Globe and Mail: Greece votes decisively against austerity

Salon: This is how a police state protects “secrets”: Jeffrey Sterling, the CIA and up to 80 years on circumstantial evidence

The Intercept: THE CORRUPT PHILANDERER WHO BUILT THE CIA’S BLACK SITES

Prospect: Greece has voted for a new politics, not just a new party

New Statesman: As Greeks pin their hopes on change, Syriza must stand firm against the country’s elite