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Video: Glenn Greenwald with Tom Engelhardt

. . In this one hour video recorded on September 27, 2017 at the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald talks about his work. Afterwards, … Continue reading

March 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sandra O’Hare: How to Keep the Government from Spying on You

For most of us, the thought of the government spying on us conjures up images of a futuristic, Orwellian society where Big Brother and the Thought Police seek out and … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nika Knight: Filmmaker Faces 45 Years in Prison for Reporting on Dakota Access Protests

 “They threw the book at Deia for being a journalist.” In an ominous sign for press freedom, documentary filmmaker and journalist Deia Schlosberg was arrested and charged with felonies carrying … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

Karen J. Greenberg: Liberty Is Security

The Lesson Not Drawn From Post-9/11 Government Overreach One vivid image of the historical relationship between government power and individual liberties in America has long been the swing of the … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Video: Official Trailer for “Snowden” by Oliver Stone

. Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone, the director of Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK, has released Snowden, the politically-charged thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Jill Stein: In Praise of WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a hero. Like Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and other whistleblowers facing government persecution, Assange has sacrificed his personal comfort and safety to bring us the … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: Jean-Michel Jarre and Edward Snowden — Exit

. Jean-Michel Jarre, a pioneer in electronic music, collaborated on this recording with Edward Snowden, the CIA analyst-turned-whistleblower who now has asylum in Russia. For a commentary on the aesthetic … Continue reading

June 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nadia Prupis: Filmmaker Laura Poitras Sues US Over ‘Kafkaesque’ Harassment

Award-winning journalist and filmmaker Laura Poitras has filed suit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. intelligence agencies for subjecting her to what she called “Kafkaesque” harassment at … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tom Engelhardt: Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of Spying

Here’s a Ripley’s Believe It or Not! stat from our new age of national security. How many Americans have security clearances? The answer: 5.1 million, a figure that reflects the … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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