Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, constitutional lawyer, commentator, author of three New York Times best-selling books on politics and law, and a staff writer and editor at First Look media. His fifth and latest book is, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State, about the U.S. surveillance state and his experiences reporting on the Snowden documents around the world. Prior to his collaboration with Pierre Omidyar, Glenn’s column was featured at Guardian US and Salon.  His previous books include: With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the PowerfulGreat American Hypocrites: Toppling the Big Myths of Republican PoliticsA Tragic Legacy: How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency, and How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values from a President Run Amok. He is the recipient of the first annual I.F. Stone Award for Independent Journalism, a George Polk Award, and was on The Guardian team that won the Pulitzer Prize for public interest journalism in 2014.

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Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 11:45am
Trump Will Have Vast Powers. He Can Thank Democrats for Them.
Liberals are understandably panicked about what Donald Trump can carry out. “We have a president-elect with authoritarian tendencies assuming a presidency that has never been more powerful ,” Franklin Foer wrote this past week in Slate. Trump will command not only a massive nuclear arsenal and the...
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit
The parallels between the U.K.’s shocking approval of the Brexit referendum in June and the U.S.’ even more shocking election of Donald Trump as president last night are overwhelming. Elites (outside of populist right-wing circles) aggressively unified across ideological lines in opposition to both...
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Friday, October 14, 2016 - 1:00pm
On WikiLeaks, Journalism, and Privacy: Reporting on the Podesta Archive Is an Easy Call
For years, Wikileaks has been publishing massive troves of documents online — usually taken without authorization from powerful institutions and then given to the group to publish — while news outlets report on their relevant content. In some instances, these news outlets work in direct partnership...
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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 4:30pm
In the Democratic Echo Chamber, Inconvenient Truths Are Recast as Putin Plots
Donald Trump, for reasons I’ve repeatedly pointed out , is an extremist, despicable, and dangerous candidate, and his almost-certain humiliating defeat is less than a month away. So I realize there is little appetite in certain circles for critiques of any of the tawdry and sometimes fraudulent...
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
U.S. Admits Israel is Building Permanent Apartheid Regime: Weeks After Giving it $38 Billion
Israel’s then-Defense Minister Ehud Barak explicitly warned in 2010 that Israel would become a permanent “apartheid” state if it failed to reach a peace agreement with Palestinians that creates their own sovereign nation and vests them with full political rights. “As long as in this territory west...
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 3:45pm
Hillary Clinton: Boycotting North Carolina Is Noble and Just; Boycotting Israel Is Bigoted and Hateful
Hillary Clinton, in a June 2, 2015, letter to billionaire donor and Israel supporter Haim Saban : “I am writing to express my alarm over the boycott, divestment, and sanction [BDS] movement. … I know you agree that we need to make countering BDS a priority. … I am seeking your advice on how we can...
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Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:30pm
The Unrelenting Pundit-Led Effort to Delegitimize All Negative Reporting About Hillary Clinton
In his New York Times column yesterday , Paul Krugman did something that he made clear he regarded as quite brave: He defended the Democratic Party presidential nominee and likely next U.S. president from journalistic investigations. Complaining about media bias, Krugman claimed that journalists...
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 2:00pm
Congressional Democrats Call on FBI to Investigate Their Political Adversaries’ Kremlin Ties
Leading House Democrats on Tuesday sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey, which they promptly published , asking the agency to investigate whether the Trump campaign and the Russian government have entered into a joint plot “to interfere with the U.S. presidential election.” Although the House...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 3:45pm
Why Did the Saudi Regime and Other Gulf Tyrannies Donate Millions to the Clinton Foundation?
As the numerous and obvious ethical conflicts surrounding the Clinton Foundation receive more media scrutiny, the tactic of Clinton-loyal journalists is to highlight the charitable work done by the foundation, and then insinuate — or even outright state — that anyone raising these questions is...
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 1:45pm
Bernie Sanders Denounces Brazil’s Impeachment as Undemocratic, Calls for New Elections
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders yesterday denounced in harsh terms the impeachment of Brazil’s democratically elected president. As the Brazilian Senate heads toward a final vote later this month, Sanders described his position, set forth in a statement posted on his Senate site , as “calling on the...
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