Whistleblower


Source: The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald: https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/04/06/john-oliver-interview-political-disengagement-american-public/ Oliver’s overall discussion is good (and, naturally, quite funny), but the specific point he wants to make here is misguided. Contrary to what Oliver says, it’s actually not surprising at all that a large number of Americans are unaware of who Snowden is, nor […]

John Oliver Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden





Source: Josh Begley and Jeremy Scahill for The Intercept This is a labyrinth with 12 entrances and no exit. It is built on a cache of documents provided to The Intercept by a source within the intelligence community. Operators can watch their targets for hours, often from air-conditioned rooms, until they receive the order […]

Drones: A Visual Glossary



https://citizenfourfilm.com/ CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security […]

Citizenfour





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Freedom of the Press Foundation





Source: ‘Ring the Alarm: Laura Poitras Discusses Suing the US Government’ by Marlow Stern for The Daily Beast The Oscar-winning director of Citizenfour opens up about NSA spying, Chelsea Manning, Obama’s ‘terrible legacy,’ and more. Let’s talk about your blockbuster AT&T/NSA story in the Times. Since it came from the […]

Laura Poitras Print Interview 8-18-15