Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald and Noam Chomsky: A Conversation on Privacy

DC Rally Against Mass Surveillance

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with Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden

acTVism Munich on Jun 6, 2016

On the 25th of March 2016 the University of Arizona hosted an event with Glenn Greenwald, Edward Snowden and Noam Chomsky about Privacy. Below you will see Part I of the event. You can find the full video on “The Intercept”.

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Chris Hedges: We’ve Decapitated More Civilians Than ISIS Ever Has

Prensa mercenaria y coorporativismo en la NATO del Nuevo Siglo.

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Updated: Dec. 3, 2014

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Nov 28, 2014

Many journalists have been speaking out against the mainstream media, including former New York Times columnist Chris Hedges. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent, and claims that an unfettered press corps is a myth. RT producer Tyrel Ventura sat down with Hedges to uncover the truth about freedom of the press.

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The Radicalization of Phil Donahue, Parts 1-3 + Transcripts

TV Guide #1313

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The Radicalization of Phil Donahue – Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)

TheRealNews on Sep 29, 2014

Mr. Donahue says he believed he was blessed, living in the greatest country on earth – but through hosting his show, speaking to people like Chomsky and the Black Panthers, he came to question what he had thought was true.

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Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras: This Award Is For Snowden + We Won’t Succumb to Threats + Snowden’s NSA Leaks Earn Pulitzer Prize

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“This Award Is For Snowden”: Greenwald, Poitras Accept Polk Honor for Exposing NSA Surveillance

Jornalista Glenn Greenwald, do The Guardian, participa de audiência pública

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democracynow on Apr 14, 2014

democracynow – In their first return to the United States since exposing the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance operations, journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras were honored in New York City on Friday with the George Polk Award for National Security Reporting. Over the past 10 months, Poitras and Greenwald have played key roles in reporting the massive trove of documents leaked by Edward Snowden. They were joined by colleagues Ewen MacAskill of The Guardian and Barton Gellman of The Washington Post, with whom they shared the award. In their acceptance speeches, Poitras and Greenwald paid tribute to their source. Continue reading

We Now Live In A Panopticon, A Global World-Prison by J. M. Porup

by J. M. Porup
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
www.JMPorup.com
The View From Abroad
February 6, 2014

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America’s freedom is under assault — by the very people who are supposed to protect it.

Under the guise of “fighting terrorism,” the secret police have staged a silent coup. The NSA, CIA, and the rest of the security apparatus now judge us in secret, and condemn us to harassment, imprisonment or death without trial or due process.

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Julian Assange’s Christmas Address from the Ecuador Embassy in London (2012) + Snowden delivers Christmas message

Free #Snowden Free #Assange #FreeBrad @RestoreThe4thSF #RestoreThe4th #R4SF #bradleymanning #wikileaks  #nsa #july4th

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LeakSourceTV on Dec 20, 2012

“True democracy is the resistance of people armed with the truth against lies. From people in Tahrir to right here in London.”

The man on the frontline of the information battle, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange, has given a Christmas address. He has delivered his speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he’s been ensconced for six months, after being granted political asylum.

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Chris Hedges, Kade Crockford and Michael Ratner: National Security Overload (#NDAA)

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with Chris Hedges

RFLS NYU on Nov 9, 2013

Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, is a senior fellow at the Nation Institute. He writes a regular column for TruthDig every Monday. This is Hedges speaking at an event hosted by the NYU Radical Film & Lecture Series entitled “National Security Overload: The War on Whistle-blowers, Journalism, and Privacy, and its Implications for Democracy”. Continue reading

Chris Hedges: Detention of David Miranda on Terrorism Charges Amounts to the “Criminalization of Journalism”

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with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Nov 8, 2013

Chris Hedges says David Miranda’s detention represents an assault on journalism by the US and its allies. Continue reading

Glenn Greenwald: The Job of Journalists Is To Prevent People In Power From Lying To The People Over Whom They’re Ruling

Protect Edward Snowden #NSA

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BBC Newsnight on Oct 3, 2013

BBC Newsnight exclusive interview with journalist Glenn Greenwald on Edward Snowden, the PRISM revelations and mass surveillance.  Continue reading

Spilling the NSA’s Secrets: Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger on the Inside Story of Snowden Leaks

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Thank you, Edward Snowden!

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LeakSourceTV on Sep 23, 2013

http://www.democracynow.org – Three-and-a-half months after National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden came public on the the U.S. government’s massive spying operations at home and abroad, we spend the hour with Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of The Guardian, the British newspaper that first reported on Snowden’s leaked documents. The Guardian has continued releasing a series of exposés based on Snowden’s leaks coloring in the details on how the NSA has managed to collect telephone records in bulk and information on nearly everything a user does on the Internet. The articles have ignited widespread debate about security agencies’ covert activities, digital data protection and the nature of investigative journalism. The newspaper has been directly targeted as a result — over the summer the British government forced the paper to destroy computer hard drives containing copies of Snowden’s secret files, and later detained David Miranda, the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald. Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian for nearly two decades, joins us to tell the inside story of The Guardian’s publication of the NSA leaks and the crackdown it’s faced from its own government as a result.

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Government Should Not Define What a Reporter Is—or Isn’t by Walter Brasch

by Walter Brasch
Writer, Dandelion Salad
www.walterbrasch.com
August 19, 2013

The First Amendment

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Sen. Diane Feinstein and a horde of members of Congress of both parties want to decide who is and who isn’t a reporter. Sen. Feinstein says a “real” reporter is a “salaried agent of a media company.”

She mentions the usual suspects—New York Times, ABC News. She dismisses part-time staff. She dismisses freelancers. She dismisses those who write, often without pay, for the hundreds of alternative publications, and often break news and investigative stories well ahead of the mainstream media. She dismisses anyone who, she says, “have no professional qualifications.”

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Journalist Helen Thomas Dies At 92 + Helen Thomas on Her One Question for Obama (2010)

Helen Thomas died today

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Condolences and sympathies to Helen Thomas’ family and friends.

Pioneering correspondent Helen Thomas dies at 92

lord lord fec fec on Aug 13, 2013

Correspondent Helen Thomas spent 49 years covering the ins and out of the White House. Now the veteran journalist has died, aged 92. Thomas was a pioneer for women in the industry, putting tough questions to ten US presidents. Al Jazeera’s John Terrett reports from Washington, DC.

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NDAA on trial: Obama Administration fights ban on indefinite detention of Americans

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NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act)

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White House lawyers have been recently defending the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA. They have been arguing that jailing Americans indefinitely without trial in some instances is necessary for the safety and security of the country.Tangerine Bolen of Revolution Truth and a plaintiff in the case against the NDAA joins RT’s Kristine Frazao to discuss the matter.

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