Whistleblowers and people who campaign for a truth that implicates powerful establishment figures in misdeeds, face at best, institutional inertia and at worst, outright criminality to discourage them from doing so.
The people in positions of power, from local councillors, MPs, police, crown prosecution service, civil service and council employeees will use all the apparatus of the state, corporations and institutions in their control to defend the status quo. A whistleblower will face first denial of their assertions and then an attack upon themselves as a potential upsetter of the applecart or gravytrain.
People in power can also often call upon legal expenses at taxpayer expense or their own, compared to little often available to the outsider. The corporate and media world who rely on their money from the establishment will most often support the status quo.
The potential truthteller, as messenger of an unpalateable truth can expect to have…
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