Evan Greer

Evan Greer is the campaign director of Fight for the Future, a digital rights nonprofit known for organizing massive online protests to defend free expression on the Internet. She's a transgender parent, organizes a monthly queer dance party and travels internationally as a political musician, speaker, and workshop facilitator. Follow her on Twitter: @evan_greer


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President Trump touches a drone during a tour of U.S. Customs and Border Protection equipment at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona in 2017. (Alex Brandon/AP) Views
Thursday, February 14, 2019
More Border Surveillance Tech Could Be Worse for Human Rights Than a Wall
President Trump wants a border wall — a symbolic monument to xenophobia and hate. But Democrats’ counterproposal could be even more dangerous for human rights. Rather than challenge Trump’s baseless insistence that there is a crisis or push back on the notion that immigrants are criminals who...
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai released a video to defend his stance on net neutrality. (Photo: Daily Caller) Views
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Net Neutrality Is Far From Dead as Senators Line up to Fight FCC Decision
Cancel the funeral and get ready to fight: Net neutrality is far from dead. Our elected officials in Congress have the power to reverse what is swiftly becoming one of the U.S. government’s most unpopular decisions ever. And if they don’t, they’ll pay for it come election season. If you’re catching...
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Friday, December 15, 2017
We Can Get The FCC’s Decision To Kill Net Neutrality Overturned. Here’s How.
The FCC voted Thursday to repeal all existing net neutrality protections. They are giving giant ISPs like Verizon and Comcast the power to control what we can see and do online with new fees, throttling, and censorship. This will ruin the fundamentally open nature of the internet. This fight isn’t...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Why I Fought for Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning is my friend, but I’ve never seen her face to face, or given her a hug. That’s because Chelsea has been in prison for the last seven years, sometimes held in conditions that the United Nations considers to be torture. She has been serving what was meant to be a 35-year sentence —...
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Thursday, January 12, 2017
If President Obama Doesn't Commute Her Sentence, Chelsea Manning Won't Survive
Reports suggest that imprisoned transparency advocate Chelsea Manning is on President Obama’s “shortlist” for a possible commutation. If true, this move would offer a glimmer of hope during a time when it is in short supply. If President Obama fails to act now, he is condemning Chelsea to a...
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