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Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, constitutional lawyer, commentator, author of three New York Times best-selling books on politics and law, and a former staff writer and editor at First Look media. His fifth and latest book is, "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State," about the U.S. surveillance state and his experiences reporting on the Snowden documents around the world. Glenn’s column was featured at Guardian US and Salon.  His previous books include: "With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful," "Great American Hypocrites: Toppling the Big Myths of Republican Politics," and "A Tragic Legacy: How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency." He is the recipient of the first annual I.F. Stone Award for Independent Journalism, a George Polk Award, and was on The Guardian team that won the Pulitzer Prize for public interest journalism in 2014.

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Media Continue to Ignore That Both Parties Almost Always Agree That More War Is Good

How the House Armed Services Committee, in the middle of a pandemic, approved a huge military budget and more war in Afghanistan.

Glenn Greenwald ·


The Indictment of Assange Is a Blueprint for Making Journalists Into Felons

The First Amendment is meaningless if it only protects people the government recognizes as journalists.

Glenn Greenwald ·


The U.S. Government’s Indictment of Julian Assange Poses Grave Threats to Press Freedom

"Journalists around the world should be deeply troubled by these unprecedented criminal charges."

Glenn Greenwald ·


The Crux of the Accusations Against David Sirota From the Atlantic's Edward-Isaac Dovere Is False

The various edits and "updates" made by the Atlantic after publication do not begin to reflect what a journalistic debacle this article was

Glenn Greenwald ·



In Bolsonaro's New Brazil, Far-Right Evangelical Billionaire's Media Empire Is Being Exploited to Investigate Journalists

Edir Macedo, known as The Bishop, is now an explicit supporter of  far-right extremist and presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro 

Glenn Greenwald ·


Brazil’s Bolsonaro-Led Far Right Wins a Victory Far More Sweeping and Dangerous Than Anyone Predicted. Its Lessons Are Global.

Jair Bolsonaro has been instantly transformed from marginalized clown into the overwhelmingly dominant force in the country’s political life

Glenn Greenwald ·


Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 11/9" Aims Not at Trump But at Those Who Created the Conditions That Led to His Rise

Trump himself is a secondary figure in Moore's film, which is far more focused on the far more relevant and interesting questions of what—and, critically, who—created the climate in which someone like Trump could occupy the Oval Office.

Glenn Greenwald ·

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