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Obama's Second Term Feels Like Bush's Fourth

Michael Shammas | Posted 10.09.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Obama's slogans -- "change we can believe in" and so on -- sound like empty promises. His lofty rhetoric and certainly his Nobel Peace Prize are insults to educated people everywhere.

Edward Snowden Gets Results

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.09.2013 | Media

President Obama's press conference on Friday was full of headline-making news about new proposals to reform the American surveillance system. But anot...

Greenwald: Snowden Gave Me A Staggering Number Of Documents

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media

* Journalist says he speaks to Snowden almost daily * Former NSA contractor happy with debate on internet privacy By An...

Partisan Shift In Views Of Media's National Security Reporting

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media

A pair of large partisan shifts has left Americans evenly divided over whether or not the media should report on national security secrets, a recent P...

A Case of Conviction: Many Troubling Aspects of the Manning Verdict and Snowden Saga

William Bradley | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Bradley Manning stands convicted, though not of the biggest charge. Edward Snowden is out of Moscow's main airport, his latest revelation of NSA surveillance echoing loudly. Two cases of conviction, though imperfect, with only one convicted, bringing mixed tidings and mixed reactions.

Twitter Can Be A Scary Place

Posted 07.31.2013 | Media

Multiple female journalists faced bomb threats on Twitter on Wednesday, which has led to a police investigation into the matter. The Guardian repo...

Obama's Escalating War on Freedom of the Press

Norman Solomon | Posted 09.21.2013 | Media
Norman Solomon

Journalists who can be compelled to violate the confidentiality of their sources, or otherwise go to prison, are reduced to doing little more than providing stenographic services to pass along the official story. That's what the White House wants.

What The Guardian Left Out: Six Arab Films That Cannot Be Missed

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

As someone who believes, perhaps misguidedly but never quietly, in the healing power of cinema and the ability of filmmakers to help bridge the divide, I could not imagine any list of Arab cinema that does not include these six modern masters.

A New Era for Freedom of the Press?

Hector Villagra | Posted 09.07.2013 | Media
Hector Villagra

The recent disclosure that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been tracking the Internet and phone activity of American citizens is about more than just government surveillance: It has profound implications for freedom of the press.

U.S. Defends Secrecy Of Unique Surveillance Court

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 5 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday urged a secret U.S. court that oversees surveillance programs to reject a request ...

Just How Low Can The Republican Party Go?

The Guardian | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

What is the single most consequential political development of the past five years? Some might say the election (and re-election) of Barack Obama; oth...

Independence from Homelessness: A Veteran's Story

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

"If I survived, they can as well." As I recently read through an email from Shelley Gilbert, this statement struck a chord with me. "I become stronger...

Glenn Greenwald Appears On Fox News

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media

Glenn Greenwald told Fox News on Tuesday that the "world will be shocked" by upcoming revelations about the National Security Agency's surveillance. ...

Army Extends Ban On Guardian Website

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media

The US military has now blocked access to the entire Guardian website at installations around the world, the paper reported Monday night. On Friday...

The Army Blocks The Guardian Website

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.28.2013 | Media

The Guardian's recent stories about NSA surveillance have been blocked across the entire US Army , the Monterey Herald reported on Thursday night. ...

How Glenn Greenwald Became Glenn Greenwald | Posted 08.27.2013 | Media

Before Glenn Greenwald was the journalist who broke and defended the most important story of 2013, he was many other things: an underage South Florida...


The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts

Our individual perceptions of personal space are as unique as they are private. In an effort to investigate this phenomenon, American artist and photo...

What One Mistress Wants To Know

Posted 06.22.2013 | Divorce

The latest conundrum posed in The Guardian's "Private Lives" series -- in which readers advise each other on pressing problems -- comes from a woman w...

The Transparency Prism

Pierre Guerlain | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Pierre Guerlain

When a Chinese dissident breaks an illegitimate Chinese law the West applauds. When an American whistleblower reveals hidden crimes the accomplices of these crimes cry foul. Transparency in political matters is claimed only when the other has something to hide.

Edward Snowden Criticizes Media's Coverage Of Him

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.17.2013 | Media

NSA leaker Edward Snowden criticized the media's coverage of him during a live chat on Monday. Snowden was responding to questions from readers of ...

Climate Change Is Happening, But We Can Meet the Challenge

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

It can be hard for youth to deal with the overwhelming effects of climate change. But, by taking action, we can erode the hold that oil, fracking, and coal has on people and the environment.

Zach Carter

House Intelligence Committee's NSA Talking Points | Zach Carter | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Huffington Post has obtained talking points instructing members of Congress on how to defend two controversial surveillance programs...

Dem Rep: NSA Revelations Only 'The Tip Of The Iceberg'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) warned that the recent revelations on the government's clandestine national surveillance programs, brought to light by...

Edward Snowden: Hero to the Highest Bidder?

Michael Yaki | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Michael Yaki

Nothing about the Snowden Affair smells quite right. It is one thing to break the law to reveal the existence of a secret NSA surveillance program. But there was little secret about this program.

What Don't We Know About Edward Snowden?

Matthew Dunn | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Matthew Dunn

By supplying his name, Snowden is sticking two fingers up at the United States intelligence community. Another possibility is that in supplying his name, he's added further fuel to a fire that's blazing across the political landscape of America.