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The Ethics of Dissent
Managing Guerrilla Government

Third Edition


March 2019 | 152 pages | CQ Press
 
Prelude
 
Chapter 1: Guerrilla What?
Bureaucratic Politics  
Organizations and Management  
Ethics  
Looking Ahead  
 
First Interlude: Rogue Twitter Accounts Used as Tools of Dissent Against the Trump Administration
 
Chapter 2: Guerrilla Government and the Nevada Wetlands
Making the Deserts Bloom  
Attack from the Outside  
Marketing Their Cause  
National Wetlands Policy  
A Crisis Emerges  
Lobbying Strategy  
Fund-Raising  
Embarrassing the Government  
Network Management  
Risk Taking  
Scientific Knowledge  
Downside  
Epilogue  
 
Second Interlude: More Stories of Guerrilla Government
Guerrilla Government in the Medical Field  
Preventing Guerrilla Government in a National Health Insurance Organization  
Guerrilla Government in Radar Support  
Guerrilla Government in Regulation Promulgation  
 
Chapter 3: Guerrilla Government in the EPA’s Seattle Regional Office
John Spencer and the Reign of Terror, 1981–1983  
Ernesta Barnes, 1983–1986: Guerrilla Activity Wanes  
Robie Russell, 1986–1990: Guerrilla Government Is Triggered Again  
Epilogue  
 
Third Interlude: Case Studies of Guerrilla Government
Guerrilla Government in County Planning  
Guerrilla Government in the Legal Services Organization  
Guerrilla Government in Job Corps  
Guerrilla Government in the Department of Labor  
 
Chapter 4: A Government Guerrilla Sues His Own Agency: Off-Road Vehicles in the Hoosier National Forest
Ferguson Decides to Sue the Forest Service  
Will Ferguson Be Transferred?  
The ORV Court Case Continues  
Epilogue  
 
Fourth Interlude: More Stories of Guerrilla Government
Guerrilla Government in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency  
Guerrilla Government in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  
Guerrilla Government in the Quest to Protect School Children from Pests and Pesticides  
Guerrilla Government in the U.S. Army  
Guerrilla Government in a State Department of Transportation  
More Guerrilla Government at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  
 
Chapter 5: WikiLeaks and Guerrilla Government: The Case of Private Manning
Manning E-Mails Another Hacker  
Reactions Vary  
Impact of Leaked Information  
Charges Are Filed; Manning Pleads Guilty to Ten Counts  
Epilogue  
 
Fifth Interlude: The “Dissent Channel”
 
Chapter 6: Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency: The World’s Largest Security Breach
NSA Ramps Up Surveillance  
Snowden Leaks 1.7 Million Files  
Reactions to Leaked Information  
Epilogue  
 
Sixth Interlude: Resignation as Dissent
 
Chapter 7: Managing Guerrilla Government: Ethical Crusaders or Insubordinate Renegades?
Harsh Realities of Guerrilla Government  
Advice from the Pros  
Conclusion  
 
Postlude: Are There Lessons?
In General  
Chapter 2: Guerrilla Government and the Nevada Wetlands  
Chapter 3: Guerrilla Government in the EPA’s Seattle Regional Office  
Chapter 4: A Government Guerrilla Sues His Own Agency  
Chapter 5: WikiLeaks and Guerrilla Government  
Chapter 6: Edward Snowden and the World’s Largest Security Breach  

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