How you can Stand Up For Truth

You can stand up for truth in many different ways. Here are some:

Like this FaceBook page. Then add your photo to it holding a piece of paper reading "Stand Up For Truth."

Retweet this tweet.

Find an event near you, or create an event for June 1-7 or later. We'll help you promote it.

Participate individually or as a group in a public webcast / phone call with whistleblowers and their supporters. These speakers are waiting to speak with you. (Click names for bios)

  1. Former State Dept. official Matthew Hoh and author and RootsAction campaigner David Swanson -- 9 pm ET (Eastern Time, GMT -5) June 2 : You can listen to the webcast here.
  2. Journalist, activist, and lawyer Trevor Timm and investigative journalist Tim Shorrock -- 9 pm ET June 3 - You can listen to the webcast here.
  3. Director of media for the Institute for Public Accuracy Sam Husseini and author and law professor Marjorie Cohn -- 9 pm ET June 4 - You can listen to the webcast here.
  4. NSA whistleblower William Binney and NSA whistleblower Kirk Wiebe -- 8 pm ET June 5 - You can listen to the webcast here.
  5. Media critic and RootsAction cofounder Jeff Cohen and author and communications professor Robert McChesney -- 9 pm ET June 5 - You can listen to the webcast here.
  6. Journalist Kevin Gosztola and EPA whistleblower Marsha Coleman-Adebayo -- 5 pm ET June 6 - You can listen to the webcast here.
  • Hosting the calls will be David Swanson, Maura Stephens, and George Friday.
  • The webcasts will each last 60 minutes. To listen and type in questions, just point your web browser to and turn up your volume.
  • Everyone is encouraged to use the webcast and to type in questions there. If you can't use a web browser, you can phone in. Just call 1-844-472-8237 (toll-free in U.S.)
  • You can also ask these whistleblowers and truth tellers questions beforehand or during the webcasts by tweeting them to @Roots_Action .
  • The webcasts are sponsored by RootsAction Education Fund and ExposeFacts.

Other possible activities for your events:

  • Watch and discuss Shadows of Liberty. Let us know so we can get you the film and related materials.
  • Watch and discuss Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Government Surveillance.
  • Watch and discuss this video profile of William Binney.
  • Watch and discuss Invisible Man about CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling.
  • Set up a photo booth and add a photo of every person at the event to this FaceBook page while they're each holding a piece of paper reading "Stand Up For Truth."
  • Hold a public forum to discuss issues of whistleblowing, surveillance, civil liberties and truth-telling.
  • Consider rallies, picket lines, vigils and other nonviolent protests at appropriate government buildings and corporate offices.