Tag Archives: Edward Snowden

Chelsea Manning and the New Inquisition, by Chris Hedges

The corporate state hardly intends to stop with Manning and Assange. The target is the press itself.

Crucifying Julian Assange, by Chris Hedges

Assange is on his own. Each day is more difficult for him. This is by design. It is up to us to protest. We are his last hope, and the last hope, I fear, for a free press.

Snowden Explains How the Deep State Influences Presidents

And this gets to the central crux of your question, which is: can any president oppose this? The answer is certainly.

The “Steele Dossier” on … Me: Why I won’t praise the FBI lie and spy machine by Greg Palast

Singer has slipped secret, poisoned dossiers to media outlets to destroy the reputations of elected officials from Argentina to the Congo — all to make another billion.

It wasn’t just Republicans, Democrats also voted to shut down debate on Trump administration’s surveillance powers

Restriction aside, critics have said the bill does more harm than good because it codifies a legally questionable practice into law.

Chomsky to RT | ‘If you criticize policy, you are anti-American. That only happens in dictatorships’

Students should not be free to think. They don’t put it this way, but what it means they shouldn’t be free to enquire, to think, to challenge

State of Surveillance (Video)

[Snowden] illustrates how the innards of every phone can act as pathways through which institutions can track your every move.

Dennis J. Bernstein | Coleen Rowley interview: Surveillance State Goes After Trump

Democrats are so eager to take down President Trump that they are joining forces with the Surveillance State…ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley tells Dennis J Bernstein.

Jeremy Scahill’s Intercepted: Snowden vs. Trump

Democracy is not an inheritance but our challenge.

WikiLeaks Publishes Thousands of Documents on Alleged CIA Hacking Techniques

Snowden: any hacker can use CIA hole to break into any phone in the world.

Edward Snowden: ‘Faith in Elected Leaders’ Is a Mistake Americans Keep Making

Snowden began by discussing the dark history of intelligence agencies and what it says about the U.S. government today.

Glenn Greenwald | Watch How Casually False Claims are Published: New York Times and Nicholas Lemann Edition

…it was the press, not Snowden, which decided what stayed secret and what was reported.

Pratap Chatterjee | Publish, Punish, and Pardon, Obama’s Last Chance

So, at this late date, what might a president frightened by his successor actually do…

Glenn Greenwald | Three New Scandals Show How Pervasive and Dangerous Mass Surveillance Is in the West, Vindicating Snowden

…three major events prove how widespread, and dangerous, mass surveillance has become in the West.

Edward Snowden: We Are Never Farther Than a Single Election Away From a Change in Government

Snowden expressed concern about the global erosion of privacy.

Glenn Greenwald | On WikiLeaks, Journalism, and Privacy: Reporting on the Podesta Archive is an Easy Call

WikiLeaks has always been somewhat controversial but reaction has greatly intensified this year because many of their most significant leaks have had an impact on the U.S. presidential election.

Edward Snowden makes ‘moral’ case for presidential pardon

“Unfortunately, many candidates in the political mainstream today, even pundits and commentators who aren’t running for office, believe we have to be able to do anything, no matter what, as long as there is some benefit to be had in doing so. But that is the logic of a police state.”

Edward Snowden | What is the future of technology and democracy? (Video)

Edward Snowden discusses our choices for the future.

VICE Exclusive: Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal

Before he leaked the documents, Snowden said, he had repeatedly attempted to raise his concerns inside the NSA about its surveillance of US citizens — and the agency had done nothing.

John Kiriakou | If Hillary Clinton Gets a Pass on Espionage From President Obama, so Should Whistleblowers

Most senior Democrats—all of whom were silent as the Obama administration waged war on whistleblowers—have sought either to defend Clinton or downplay the importance of what she did.