Essay – Risks, Revelations and Complexities of 21st Century Whistleblowing

The Anything to Say? monument depicting whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange defies stereotypes of bronze statues. Bronze busts traditionally depict ancient figures like generals, kings and Gods. Snowden, Manning and Assange are contemporaries who didn’t fight their enemies with swords or lightning bolts. They wield information. Secret government information.