Tag: Edward Snowden
Peter Van Buren: Back to the FutureApril 2016
Five Questions That Weren't Asked During the 2012 Presidential Debates and Are Unlikely to Be Asked in 2016.
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.