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Glen Greenwald

"Regressive Liberals": The New Mantra of Islamophobia

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

Glenn Greenwald and Noam Chomsky exemplify the attitudes of non-violence, freedom of thought and justice that are the essence of liberalism. They are the relentless advocates of moral relativism that an increasingly globalized world requires to pave the way for pluralism and tolerance.

Does Endless War And Illegal Surveillance Sound Like Security To You?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Too many candidates are endorsing the conventional political wisdom that more military invasion, occupation, droning and Pentagon spending will somehow make us more secure. That's why we think that now is a more important time than ever to challenge the status quo.

Like Don Quixote Tilting at Windmills, Foreign Governments Fight the Wrong Enemy Post-Snowden

Stacy Baird | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Stacy Baird

As a result of Snowden's disclosures, U.S. companies have been wrongly suffering commercial reprisals by some governments. Conflating the acts of the NSA with other agencies has also potentially harmed legitimate government activities.

The 'Cuban Twitter' Scam A Drop in the Net Propaganda Bucket

Glenn Greenwald | Posted 12.19.2014 | World
Glenn Greenwald

This week, the Associated Press exposed a secret program run by the U.S. Agency for International Development to create "a Twitter-like Cuban communications network" run through "secret shell companies" in order to create the false appearance of being a privately owned operation. Unbeknownst to the service's Cuban users was the fact that "American contractors were gathering their private data in the hope that it might be used for political purposes"-- specifically, to manipulate those users in order to foment dissent in Cuba and subvert its government. According to top-secret documents published today by The Intercept, this sort of operation is frequently discussed at western intelligence agencies, which have plotted ways to covertly use social media for "propaganda," "deception," "mass messaging," and "pushing stories."

The One Month in Digital Media You Must Understand

Alex Becker | Posted 04.26.2014 | Media
Alex Becker

What besides the sheer volume of announcements and splashy launches has made the last month in media different from any other?