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Trump Picks Pro-Surveillance, Tea Party Hawk Mike Pompeo to Lead CIA
Among other things, Pompeo opposes the nuclear deal with Iran and has called for Edward Snowden to receive the death penalty
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Trump’s Whistleblowers—Why Pardoning Manning and Snowden Makes Sense Now
Whatever you might have previously thought about the notion of President Barack Obama pardoning Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the election of Donald Trump changes everything. The stunning new reality, and the threat it poses to Americans and non-Americans, shifts and strengthens the case for...
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Controversy over WikiLeaks Podesta Emails Opens a Debate for Future Journalism
In its 10 th years of existence, WikiLeaks has been at the center of controversy. Ever since its global debut with the 2010 Apache helicopter gun-sight video depicting the killing of civilians in Baghdad, the whistleblowing site has consistently exposed the naked power of empire for the world to...
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Snowden: 'Journalists Are a Threatened Class' in Era of Mass Surveillance
"Things are pretty bad for our side. For the government's side, it's never been easier"
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'Terrifying': AT&T Spying on Americans for Profit, New Documents Reveal
'If companies are allowed to operate in this manner without repercussions, our democracy has no future'
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ACLU Demands Secret Court Hand Over Crucial Rulings on Surveillance Law
"The people of this country can't hold the government accountable for its surveillance activities unless they know what our laws allow"
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Despite Post-Snowden Outcry, Report Details 'New Era of Secret Law'
Scores of legal memos, opinions, and letters from several agencies still being kept from public view
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No Moral Superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the Crimes of Empire
When Arundhati Roy was preparing, in 2014, for a trip to Moscow to meet Edward Snowden, she was troubled by two things. One of them was the fact that the meeting was arranged to take place at the Ritz-Carlton, a beacon of luxury, celebrity, and unfettered greed — a symbol, in short, of what Roy has...
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NYT Declares Snowden a Thief–and Journalism a Crime
On the home page today of the New York Times , the lead story ( 10/5/16 ) bears the headline: “Contractor for NSA Charged in Possible New Theft of Secrets.” Describing the arrest of Harold T. Martin III, a contractor for the National Security Agency accused of taking classified documents, the home...
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Shadow Broker? NSA Contractor Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Classified Code
Harold Martin worked at the same firm that Edward Snowden did, and 'had a top secret national security clearance'
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