Tag: Edward Snowden

Peter Van Buren: Back to the Future

April 2016

Five Questions That Weren't Asked During the 2012 Presidential Debates and Are Unlikely to Be Asked in 2016.

Drawing Dissent

November 2015

The political cartoonist on his new biography of Edward Snowden and living in an Orwellian age.

ProPublica: Here’s Why the Close Collaboration Between the NSA and AT&T Matters

August 2015

New disclosures about the National Security Agency’s partnership with AT&T could reignite constitutional challenges to the spy agency’s efforts to wiretap the Internet.

Richard Falk: Pondering Jonathan Pollard’s Release

August 2015

The moral conundrum of espionage and treason.

Rory Fanning: Thank You for Your Valor, Thank You for Your Service…

October 2014

Still on the thank-you tour-of-duty circuit, thirteen years later.

Tom Engelhardt: Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of Spying

October 2014

An interview with director Laura Poitras.

Tom Engelhardt: Failure Is Success

October 2014

How American intelligence works in the 21st century.

Pull Back to Reveal

October 2014

American Empires: The privacy advocate and legal advisor to Edward Snowden on today’s surveillance empire.

Peter Van Buren: What We’ve Lost Since 9/11

June 2014

Taking down the First Amendment in post-constitutional America.

Tom Engelhardt: Documenting Darkness

February 2014

How a thug state operates.

Richard Falk: Escaping the Abusive State After Snowden

December 2013

The modern liberal state needs to find a decent balance between freedom and security.

Peter Van Buren: Welcome to the Memory Hole

December 2013

Why the NSA's reaction to Snowden hints at a future that is closer to 1984 than even Orwell could have imagined.

Tom Engelhardt: Letter to an Unknown Whistleblower

September 2013

How the security state’s mania for secrecy will create you.

Jannis Brühl: Why NSA Snooping Is Bigger Deal in Germany

August 2013

Understanding why the NSA spying programs are such a hot-button issue in the current German pre-election season.

Richard Falk: Snowden’s Post-Asylum Relevance

August 2013

With Snowden temporarily safe in Russia, the impact of his leaks on U.S. foreign relations is still an open question.

Tom Engelhart: The Crime of the Century

August 2013

I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country–yours.

Tom Engelhardt: Now You See Him, Now You Don’t

July 2013

Living in a one-superpower world (or Edward Snowden vs. Robert Seldon Lady)

Justin Elliott: Does the NSA Tap That?

July 2013

What we still don’t know about the agency’s internet surveillance.

Rajkamal Kahlon: A Time for Breaking Laws

July 2013

An intervew with the Jameel Jaffer, the Director of the ACLU's Center for Democracy, about surveillance, privacy, and the importance of "meta data."

Rebecca Solnit: Prometheus Among the Cannibals

July 2013

A letter to Edward Snowden

Tom Engelhardt: How to Be a Rogue Superpower

July 2013

No one's laughing in a global security state.

Alfred W. McCoy: Surveillance Blowback

July 2013

The making of the U.S. surveillance state, 1898-2020.

Peter Van Buren: Edward Snowden’s Long Flight

July 2013

What a whistleblower thinks a fellow whistleblower might have thought.

Trevor Paglen: Turnkey Tyranny, Surveillance and the Terror State

June 2013

We’re not moving toward a surveillance state; we live in the heart of one.

Tom Engelhardt: The Making of a Global Security State

June 2013

The five uncontrollable urges of a secrecy-surveillance world.