Medical whistleblower Dr. Jim Murtagh writes: "We owe a staggering debt to the new generation of whistleblowers- I call them gen-X- Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, Thomas Drake, Jesselyn Radack, and to OpEdNews, to Rob Kall and Joan Brunwasser."
Judy White: Judy's husband Gary White is a political prisoner and collateral damage in the Karl Rove persecution of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman. Judy and I have done more than two dozen interviews over the last several years, documenting prison life to an unprecedented degree. She writes: "The importance of the work done by OpEdNews, and Joan Brunwasser in particular, cannot be overstated...Joan's work has shined the light of public attention and charted a course that must ultimately lead to massive reform in our federal prison system, while her name has come to inspire gratitude among the oppressed and likely dread among the oppressors."