Tag: Edward Snowden
Drawing DissentNovember 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 MattersAugust 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 ReleaseAugust 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 SpyingOctober 2014
An interview with director Laura Poitras.
Tom Engelhardt: Failure Is SuccessOctober 2014
How American intelligence works in the 21st century.
Pull Back to RevealOctober 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 9/11June 2014
Taking down the First Amendment in post-constitutional America.
Tom Engelhardt: Documenting DarknessFebruary 2014
How a thug state operates.
Richard Falk: Escaping the Abusive State After SnowdenDecember 2013
The modern liberal state needs to find a decent balance between freedom and security.
Peter Van Buren: Welcome to the Memory HoleDecember 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 WhistleblowerSeptember 2013
How the security state’s mania for secrecy will create you.
Jannis Brühl: Why NSA Snooping Is Bigger Deal in GermanyAugust 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 RelevanceAugust 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 CenturyAugust 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’tJuly 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 LawsJuly 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 CannibalsJuly 2013
A letter to Edward Snowden
Tom Engelhardt: How to Be a Rogue SuperpowerJuly 2013
No one's laughing in a global security state.
Alfred W. McCoy: Surveillance BlowbackJuly 2013
The making of the U.S. surveillance state, 1898-2020.
Peter Van Buren: Edward Snowden’s Long FlightJuly 2013
What a whistleblower thinks a fellow whistleblower might have thought.
Trevor Paglen: Turnkey Tyranny, Surveillance and the Terror StateJune 2013
We’re not moving toward a surveillance state; we live in the heart of one.
Tom Engelhardt: The Making of a Global Security StateJune 2013
The five uncontrollable urges of a secrecy-surveillance world.