Articles by Glenn Greenwald

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“Their Little Show”: Brazilian Judge in Corruption Case Mocked Lula’s Defense and Secretly Directed Prosecutors’ Media Strategy During Trial
Andrew Fishman, Rafael Moro Martins, Leandro Demori, Glenn Greenwald and Amanda Audi – the Intercept, 24 Jun 2019

17 Jun 2019 – Brazil’s Justice Minister Sergio Moro, while serving as a judge in a corruption case that upended Brazilian politics, took to private chats to mock the defense of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and direct prosecutors’ media strategy, according to newly unearthed chats from an archive obtained by The Intercept Brasil.

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(Português) Como e por que o Intercept está publicando chats privados sobre a Lava Jato e Sergio Moro (Partes 1 a 6)
Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed e Leandro Demori – The Intercept Brasil, 17 Jun 2019

Série de reportagens mostra comportamentos antiéticos e transgressões que o Brasil e o mundo têm o direito de conhecer. Uma enorme coleção de materiais nunca revelados fornece o olhar sem precedentes sobre as operações da força-tarefa anticorrupção que transformou a política brasileira e conquistou a atenção mundial. As Mensagens Secretas da Lava Jato:

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How and Why the Intercept Is Reporting on a Vast Trove of Materials about Brazil’s Operation Car Wash and Justice Minister Sergio Moro (Parts 1 to 3)
Glenn Greenwald, Leandro Demori and Betsy Reed – The Intercept, 17 Jun 2019

A massive archive exclusively provided to The Intercept confirms long-held suspicions about the politicized motives and deceit of Brazil’s corruption investigators who plotted Lula’s conviction and Bolsonaro’s rise.

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Watch: Interview with Brazil’s Ex-President Lula from Prison, Discussing Global Threats, Neoliberalism, Bolsonaro, and More
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 27 May 2019

22 May 2019 – Among the planet’s significant political figures, no one is quite like Lula. Born into extreme poverty, illiterate until the age of 10, forced to quit school at the age of 12 to work as a shoe shiner, losing a finger at his factory job at 19, and then becoming a labor activist, union leader, and founder of a political party devoted to a defense of laborers (the Workers’ Party, or PT), Lula has always been, in all respects, the exact opposite of the rich, dynastic, oligarch-loyal, aristocratic prototype that has traditionally wielded power in Brazil.

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(Português) Video: Glenn Greenwald Entrevista Lula – ‘Bolsonaro é a velha política, eu sou a nova’
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 27 May 2019

22 maio 2019 – Eu queria saber a visão de Lula–que, goste ou não, é um dos mais importantes líderes da esquerda mundial–sobre os motivos que nos trouxeram até aqui, depois de 14 anos de um governo que, ele diz, foi excelente para a população. Sim, ele foi o presidente que mais combateu a pobreza, a desigualdade, que mais criou universidades e programas para obsessivamente acabar com a fome no Brasil. A vida das pessoas melhorou. O que explica, então, o sofrimento que fez com que a população migrasse o voto dele e de Dilma, com o PT, para um extremista como Bolsonaro?

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Animal Matters: Episode 2
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 13 May 2019

15 Apr 2019 – How the Cause Went From the Leftist Fringe to the Trans-Ideological Mainstream

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(Português) A acusação contra Julian Assange pelo governo dos EUA representa uma grave ameaça à liberdade de expressão
Glenn Greenwald e Micah Lee – The Intercept Brasil, 15 Apr 2019

12 Abr 2019 – O Departamento de Justiça americano usou a antipatia do público em relação ao Assange para tentar criminalizar uma função vital do jornalismo investigativo.

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The U.S. Government’s Indictment of Julian Assange Poses Grave Threats to Press Freedom
Glenn Greenwald and Micah Lee – The Intercept, 15 Apr 2019

12 Apr 2019 – The Trump DOJ is exploiting animosity toward Assange to launch a thinly disguised effort to criminalize core functions of investigative journalism.

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Animal Matters: Episode 1
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 1 Apr 2019

28 Mar 2019 – Our first episode debuts today: it is time for humanity to grapple with its treatment of animals and the multilevel damage done by animal agriculture.

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NYT’s Exposé on the Lies about Burning Aid Trucks in Venezuela Shows How U.S. Government and Media Spread Pro-War Propaganda
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 25 Mar 2019

10 Mar 2019 – Independent journalists skeptical of government claims proved these lies weeks ago, but the propagandistic U.S. media ignored them.

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Trump’s Amoral Saudi Statement Is a Pure Expression of Decades-Old “U.S. Values” and Foreign Policy Orthodoxies
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 26 Nov 2018

21 Nov 2018 – U.S. elites who have armed and funded the world’s worst monsters pretend to be offended by Trump’s support for the Saudis.

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Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 11/9” Aims Not at Trump but at Those Who Created the Conditions That Led to His Rise
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 24 Sep 2018

21 Sep 2018 – Moore’s new film will surprise, please, disturb, disgust and anger everyone – for different reasons – and that’s what makes it so worthwhile.

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Ecuador Will Imminently Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange and Hand Him Over to the UK. What Comes Next?
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 23 Jul 2018

21 Jul 2018 – Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno traveled to London yesterday for the ostensible purpose of speaking at the 2018 Global Disabilities Summit. The concealed, actual purpose of the President’s trip is to meet with British officials to withdraw its asylum protection of Julian Assange and then hand over the WikiLeaks founder to British authorities.

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Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought by Prosecutors with Ties to Smithfield Foods
Glenn Greenwald, Lee Fang and Leighton Akio Woodhouse – The Intercept, 11 Jun 2018

7 Jun 2018 – Six animal rights activists have been charged with multiple felony counts in two separate criminal cases. Why are they, who took nothing of commercial value, facing prison terms? Because the law is being abused to intimidate and silence them.

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Bred to Suffer: Inside the Barbaric U.S. Industry of Dog Experimentation
Glenn Greenwald and Leighton Akio Woodhouse – The Intercept, 21 May 2018

17 May 2018 – An investigation into Ridglan Farms shines a light on a largely hidden industry that breeds and cages dogs for the sole purpose of experimentation. This article includes graphic images that some readers may find disturbing.

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Ecuador’s Ex-President Rafael Correa Denounces Treatment of Julian Assange as “Torture”
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 21 May 2018

16 May 2018 – In an exclusive interview, the former Ecuadorian leader speaks about Assange, allegations from The Guardian, and the “submissive” posture of his successor to the U.S.

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Six Animal Rights Activists Charged with Felonies for Investigation and Rescue That Led to Punishment of a Utah Turkey Farm
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 7 May 2018

4 May 2018 – With the agricultural industry’s “ag-gag” laws dying in court, it appears to be turning to new tactics to silence activists and journalists who expose its abuses. This article includes graphic images and video some readers may find disturbing.

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Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 1 Jan 2018

30 Dec 2017 – Facebook has been on a censorship rampage against Palestinian activists who protest the decades-long, illegal Israeli occupation, all directed and determined by Israeli officials. Indeed, Israeli officials have been publicly boasting about how obedient Facebook is when it comes to Israeli censorship orders.

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Rescue at Oakland Slaughterhouse Shows New, Potent Tactics of Growing Animal Rights Movement
Glenn Greenwald and Leighton Akio Woodhouse – The Intercept, 6 Nov 2017

1 Nov 2017 – As industrial animal abuse worsens, the animal rights movement is transforming and growing, and its new tactics are finding success.

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The FBI’s Hunt for Two Missing Piglets Reveals the Federal Cover-Up of Barbaric Factory Farms
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 9 Oct 2017

This article includes graphic images some readers may find disturbing. Systematic abuse of animals lies at the heart of U.S. industrial farms, which are protected by the government. Despite a crackdown on activists, the public is seeing the barbarism.

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In Europe, Hate Speech Laws Are Often Used to Suppress and Punish Left-Wing Viewpoints
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 4 Sep 2017

If hate speech laws existed in the U.S., their prime targets would be pro-Palestinian groups, Muslims, atheists, Black Lives Matter activists, and antifa.

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(Português) Dois anos depois, Congresso conclui o plano das elites ao proteger Temer: terminou a sangria
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 7 Aug 2017

3 Ago 2017 – Os mesmos pomposos deputados de direita e de centro que doze meses atrás se disfarçaram, sem pudor, com a ética, a religião e a moralidade pelo impeachment de Dilma, se juntaram para defender seu criminoso de estimação, que governa o país. Os votos dos deputados foram comprados por Temer usando dinheiro público. O Presidente passou os últimos dois meses fisgando, um a um, os deputados para dar-lhes um banho de generosidade até que eles aceitassem bloquear qualquer investigação.

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Brazil’s Corrupt Congress Protects Its Bribe-Drenched President, Finalizing Elites’ Two-Year Plot
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 7 Aug 2017

3 Aug 2017 – The very same bloated, slimy, pompous right-wing and centrist criminals who 12 months ago shamelessly draped themselves in ethics, religion and morality to oust Dilma Rousseff banded together to ensure that their fellow criminal who rules the country will face no consequences. Their votes were purchased by Temer using public funds. The President spent the last two months hauling them, one after the next, into his palace to shower them with public largesse until they agreed to block any investigation of him.

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Chelsea Manning Is a Free Woman: Her Heroism Has Expanded Beyond Her Initial Whistleblowing
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 22 May 2017

One could almost say that Chelsea Manning’s 2010 leaking to WikiLeaks has faded into the background when assessing her true impact as a human being.

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Key Democratic Officials Now Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 20 Mar 2017

The principal problem for Democrats is that so many media figures and online charlatans are personally benefiting from feeding the base increasingly unhinged, fact-free conspiracies — just as right-wing media polemicists did after both Bill Clinton and Obama were elected.

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The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 6 Mar 2017

28 Feb 2017 – The New Yorker is aggressively touting its 13,000-word cover story on Russia and Trump that was bylined by three writers, including the magazine’s editor-in-chief, David Remnick. The most astonishing aspect of the discourse on Russia is how little attention is paid to the risks of fueling a new Cold War.

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The Increasingly Unhinged Russia Rhetoric Comes from a Long-Standing U.S. Playbook
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 27 Feb 2017

Foreign villains must always be omnipotent, and anyone questioning that must be disloyal.

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Secret Docs Reveal: President Trump Has Inherited an FBI with Vast Hidden Powers
Glenn Greenwald and Betsy Reed – The Intercept, 6 Feb 2017

The FBI’s Secret Rules, based on a trove of long-sought confidential FBI documents, shines a bright light on the vast powers of this law enforcement agency, particularly when it comes to its ability to monitor dissent and carry out a domestic war on terror, at the beginning of an era highly likely to be marked by vociferous protest and reactionary state repression.

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Watch How Casually False Claims Are Published: New York Times and Nicholas Lemann Edition
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 16 Jan 2017

The Paper of Record publishes a claim it knows to be false about the Snowden reporting. Why?

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The Deep State Goes to War with President-Elect, Using Unverified Claims, as Democrats Cheer
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 16 Jan 2017

Trump’s critics can do him no bigger favor than using dubious, discredited tactics to attack him.

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WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News about Russia Threat While Public Is Deceived
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 9 Jan 2017

4 Jan 2017 – In the past six weeks, the Washington Post published two blockbuster stories about the Russian threat that went viral: one on how Russia is behind a massive explosion of “fake news,” the other on how it invaded the U.S. electric grid. Both articles were fundamentally false. Each now bears a humiliating editor’s note grudgingly acknowledging that the core claims of the story were fiction.

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(Português) Novos escândalos de Temer comprovam que o impeachment de Dilma Rousseff visava proteção de corruptos
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 28 Nov 2016

25 Nov 2016 – O impeachment de Dilma não foi realizado para punir corruptos, mas para protegê-los. Nas duas últimas semanas, vimos dois novos escândalos de corrupção que confirmaram esse ponto de vista muito além do que seus defensores imaginavam ser possível. Em pouco tempo de mandato, Temer já perdeu cinco ministros por escândalos, mas as mais novas controvérsias são as mais graves até o momento.

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In Brazil, Major New Corruption Scandals Engulf the Faction that Impeached Dilma Rousseff
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 28 Nov 2016

The argument that impeachment would empower and protect the corrupt is now completely vindicated.

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In the Trump Era, Leaking and Whistleblowing Are More Urgent, and More Noble, Than Ever
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 21 Nov 2016

Trump has not yet been inaugurated, but all signs point to a presidency that will be deeply hostile to basic precepts of transparency. The Intercept is determined to enable sources to work with journalists in the safest way possible.

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Three New Scandals Show How Pervasive and Dangerous Mass Surveillance Is in the West, Vindicating Snowden
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 7 Nov 2016

Each new investigation and judicial inquiry proves Snowden’s core warnings were correct.

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(Français) Une première dans l’Histoire du journalisme : le Washington Post demande l’inculpation de sa propre source – après avoir accepté le prix Pulitzer
Glenn Greenwald | Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2016

Ce faisant, le Washington Post a réalisé un exploit ignominieux dans l’histoire des médias US : être le premier journal à avoir explicitement demandé des poursuites pénales contre sa propre source – sur le dos de qui le journal a remporté et accepté avec empressement un Prix Pulitzer du Service Public. Mais encore plus stupéfiant que cet acte de trahison journalistique contre la propre source du journal sont les arguments avancés pour le justifier.

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Washington Post Makes History: First Paper to Call for Prosecution of Its Own Source (After Accepting Pulitzer)
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 26 Sep 2016

The Washington Post received countless benefits off Snowden’s back; now its editorial page wants him imprisoned.

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Brazil’s Big Media Ignores Temer’s Confession — Except Estadão Columnist Who Falsely Claimed Video Was Altered
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 26 Sep 2016

23 Sep 2016 – Speaking to a group of U.S. business and foreign policy elites, the country’s installed president, Michel Temer, admitted that what triggered the impeachment process was not any supposed “budgetary crimes,” but rather Dilma’s opposition to the neoliberal platform of social program cuts and privatization demanded by Temer’s party and the big-business interests that fund it.

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(Português) Bernie Sanders chama impeachment de antidemocrático enquanto Michel Temer perde força
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 15 Aug 2016

A denúncia de Sanders é feita enquanto a situação do presidente interino do Brasil continua a se desmoronar.

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Bernie Sanders Denounces Brazil’s Impeachment as Undemocratic, Calls for New Elections
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 15 Aug 2016

9 Aug 2016 – 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 as “calling on the United States to take a definitive stand against efforts to remove Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff from office.” He added: “To many Brazilians and observers the controversial impeachment process more closely resembles a coup d’état.”

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(Português) Brasil: Folha comete fraude jornalística com pesquisa manipulada visando alavancar Temer
Glenn Greenwald and Erick Dau- The Intercept, 25 Jul 2016

Uma coisa é a mídia plutocrática brasileira incentivar e incitar abertamente a queda de um governo democraticamente eleito. De acordo com a RSF, esse comportamento representa uma ameaça direta à democracia e à liberdade de imprensa. Mas é muito diferente testemunhar a fabricação de manchetes e narrativas falsas insinuando que uma grande parte do país apoia o indivíduo que tomou o poder de forma antidemocrática, quando isso não é verdade.

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(Português) Brasil: A fraude jornalística da Folha é ainda pior: surgem novas evidências
Glenn Greenwald e Erick Dau – The Intercept, 25 Jul 2016

• Dados de pesquisa ocultados pela Folha mostram que a grande maioria dos eleitores quer a renúncia de Temer, o que contradiz categoricamente a matéria da Folha
• 62% dos brasileiros querem a renúncia de Dilma e Temer, e a realização de novas eleições: ao contrário dos 3% inicialmente mencionados pela Folha
• Dados cruciais da pesquisa foram publicados e, em seguida, retirados do ar pelo datafolha: encontrados por portal brasileiro
• Resposta do Diretor Executivo da Folha de São Paulo de que os dados ocultados não eram “jornalisticamente relevantes” não resiste a análise

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Brazil’s Largest Newspaper Commits Major Journalistic Fraud to Boost Interim President Temer
Glenn Greenwald and Erick Dau – The Intercept, 25 Jul 2016

It’s one thing for Brazil’s plutocratic media to openly incite and agitate the fall of a democratically elected government. As Reporters Without Borders found, that behavior poses a direct threat to both democracy and press freedom. But it’s quite another to watch as they simply manufacture headlines and false narratives to suggest that a large portion of the country supports the individual who seized power undemocratically when they plainly do not.

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Brazil: Folha’s Journalistic Fraud Far Worse Than We Reported Yesterday: A Smoking Gun Emerges
Glenn Greenwald and Erick Dau – The Intercept, 25 Jul 2016

• Polling data concealed by Folha shows a large majority want Temer to resign: directly contradicting Folha’s key claim
• 62 percent of Brazilians want Dilma and Temer to quit and new elections held: not 3 percent as Folha stated
• Incriminating data was published, then unpublished, by Datafolha: discovered yesterday by a Brazilian website
• Response from Folha’s executive editor — they withheld data that was not “journalistically relevant” — cannot withstand scrutiny

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Clinton-Led Democrats Are Now “To the Right of George W. Bush” on Palestinian Rights
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 18 Jul 2016

Surprising or not, the Clinton-led Democratic Party’s hostility toward the most basic precepts of equality and dignity for Palestinians, and their willingness – their eagerness – to support and cheer for the most extremist Israeli acts of oppression, racism and decades-long occupation, is nothing short of despicable.

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Billionaires in Brazil: Understanding How Extreme Wealth and Political Power Overlap Everywhere
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 18 Jul 2016

13 Jul 2016 – Alex Cuadros spent years covering the billionaire class of Latin America for Bloomberg. A Portuguese-speaking American journalist who spent years based in Brazil, he has now written a highly entertaining and deeply insightful book about the particularly powerful, flamboyant, assertive, and often-crazed class of Brazilian billionaires. Titled Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country, his new book was released yesterday.

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(Português) Eventos importantes no Brasil expõem a fraude do impeachment de Dilma — e a corrupção de Temer
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 4 Jul 2016

Elio Gaspari, importante colunista da Folha de São Paulo, maior jornal brasileiro, escreveu na terça-feira [28 junho] – sob o título “Há Golpe” – que, à luz deste novo relatório, o Impeachment de Dilma é um golpe no sentido de que é realizado sem eleições: por “estratagemas” através de “práticas ardilosas”. Enquanto isso, o partido de Temer, PMDB, é virtualmente o mais corrupto deste hemisfério.

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Major New Brazil Events Expose the Fraud of Dilma’s Impeachment — and Temer’s Corruption
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 4 Jul 2016

Whatever the motives were for getting rid of Dilma, illegality and corruption plainly had nothing to do with it. Just look at this week’s Senate report, or the face of the person they’ve installed, to see how true that is.

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Why Is the Killer of British MP Jo Cox Not Being Called a “Terrorist”?
Glenn Greenwald - The Intercept, 20 Jun 2016

The term now has little meaning other than “a Muslim who engages in violence against Westerners or their allies.”

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As Corruption Engulfs Brazil’s “Interim” President, Mask Has Fallen Off Protest Movement
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 20 Jun 2016

Now that Dilma is impeached, where have the “anti-corruption” protesters gone?

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(Português) Enquanto a corrupção assombra o Temer, caem as máscaras dos movimentos pró-impeachment
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 20 Jun 2016

Agora que Dilma está afastada, pra onde foram os manifestantes anticorrupção?

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(Português) O Colapso de Credibilidade de Michel Temer – Agora Inelegível por Oito Anos
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 6 Jun 2016

Apenas 20 dias após assumir o poder, provas irrefutáveis do envolvimento do Presidente interino Michel Temer em escândalos de corrupção vieram à tona. Dois ministros interinos de seu gabinete composto apenas de homens brancos, incluindo o Ministro da Transparência, foram forçados a abandonar seus cargos depois do aparecimento de gravações secretas em que conspiram visando obstruir as investigações nas quais se encontram envolvidos, assim como 1/3 dos ministros do gabinete interino.

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Credibility of Brazil’s Interim President Collapses as He Receives 8-Year Ban on Running for Office
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 6 Jun 2016

A mere 20 days into the seizure of power by the corruption-implicated “interim” President Michel Temer, overwhelming evidence has emerged: Already, two of the interim ministers in his all-white-male cabinet, including his anti-corruption minister, have been forced to resign after the emergence of secret recordings showing them plotting to obstruct the ongoing Car Wash investigation (in which they, along with one-third of his cabinet, are personally implicated).

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(Portuguese) Assista: Primeira Entrevista Com a Presidente Dilma Rousseff Depois de Sua Suspensão
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 23 May 2016

Na terça-feira [17 de maio], conversei com a Presidenta Dilma no Palácio do Planalto em sua primeira entrevista após ser suspensa. A entrevista de 22 minutos encontra-se logo abaixo. Em lugar de se comportar de forma subjugada, conformada ou derrotada, Dilma – presa e torturada por três anos pela ditadura militar que governou o país com o apoio dos EUA por 21 anos – está mais firme, combativa e determinada do que nunca.

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The Intercept Is Broadening Access to the Snowden Archive. Here’s Why
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 23 May 2016

We encourage other journalists, researchers, and interested parties to comb through these documents, along with future published batches, to find additional material of interest. Others may well find stories — or clues that lead to stories — that we didn’t. A primary objective of these batch releases is to make that kind of exploration possible.

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Watch: First Interview with Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff since the Senate’s Impeachment Vote
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 23 May 2016

On Tuesday [17 May], I spoke to President Rousseff in the presidential palace for her first interview since being suspended. The 22-minute interview, conducted in Portuguese with English subtitles, is below. Rather than subdued, resigned, and defeated, Rousseff — who was imprisoned and tortured for three years in the 1970s by the U.S.-supported military dictatorship that ruled the country for 21 years — is more combative, defiant, and resolute than ever.

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Brazil’s Democracy to Suffer Grievous Blow as Unelectable, Corrupt Neoliberal is Installed
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 16 May 2016

11 May 2016 – Brazil’s senate voted this week to begin impeachment proceedings of Dilma Rousseff, suspending the nation’s first female president as she is put on trial by politicians neck-deep in their own scandals. Our co-founder Glenn Greenwald has written blistering critiques of the political turmoil from Rio de Janeiro, where he has lived for 11 years. “They are literally dismantling — crushing — democracy in the world’s fifth-largest country,” he writes.

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(Português) A Democracia Brasileira Sofrerá um Duro Revés com a Posse de um Inelegível e Corrupto Neoliberal
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 16 May 2016

O sucessor será o Vice-Presidente Michel Temer, do PMDB. Ele está submerso em corrupção: foi acusado por delatores de envolvimento em um esquema ilegal de compra de etanol, acaba de ser considerado culpado, e multado, por irregularidades nos gastos de campanha, e enfrenta a possibilidade de ficar inelegível por 8 anos. Ele é profundamente impopular: apenas 2% dos brasileiros o apoiariam como presidente, e quase 60% querem seu impeachment. Mas ele servirá fielmente aos interesses dos ricos do Brasil.

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(Português) Mauricio Lima, Fotógrafo do NYT e Ganhador do Pulitzer 2016, Denuncia a Globo e o “Golpe” no Brasil
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 2 May 2016

“Gostaria de expressar meu apoio a liberdade de imprensa e a Democracia, que é exatamente o que não está acontecendo no Brasil nesse momento. Sou contra o Golpe,” disse o herói brasileiro, também denunciando a Globo.

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NYT Photographer Mauricio Lima, 2016 Pulitzer Winner, Denounces Globo and the “Coup” in Brazil
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 2 May 2016

Brazil’s media has completely lost control of the narrative internationally, but also increasingly within Brazil. Their sleazy plan to install as president the corruption-tainted, deeply unpopular, oligarch-serving Vice President Michel Temer – who just this week, in a indescribably Orwellian manner, called proposals for “new elections” a “coup” – is becoming untenable.

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The Joke of U.S. Justice and “Accountability” When They Bomb a Hospital
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 2 May 2016

One officer was suspended from command and ordered out of Afghanistan. The others were given lesser punishments: Six were sent to counseling, seven were issued letters of reprimand, and two were ordered to retraining courses.

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(Português) Para Entender a Verdade no Brasil, Veja Quem Está Sendo Implantado na Presidência — e na Chefia das Finanças
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 25 Apr 2016

Uma pesquisa recente mostrou que apenas 2% dos brasileiros votariam no Vice-Presidente do Brasil Michel Temer. Ele está sob suspeita por conta de um depoimento que ligou seu nome a um enorme escândalo de propina. E uma alta corte da justiça decidiu que o Congresso deve considerar a abertura de impeachment contra ele. No entanto, está se preparando para assumir o Brasil no próximo mês se o Senado decidir depor a Presidente Dilma Roussef em julgamento.

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To See the Real Story in Brazil, Look at Who Is Being Installed as President — and Finance Chiefs
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 25 Apr 2016

One recent poll found that only 2 percent of Brazilians would vote for Michel Temer, Brazil’s vice president. He is under scrutiny over testimony linking him to a colossal graft scandal. And a high court justice ruled that Congress should consider impeachment proceedings against him. He is preparing to take the helm of Brazil next month if the Senate decides to put President Dilma Rousseff on trial.

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WATCH: Exclusive Interview by Glenn Greenwald with Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 18 Apr 2016

Facing one of the worst scandals of his political career, including a criminal investigation, Lula is more challenging than ever and shows willingness to face the presidential elections of 2018.

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(Português) ASSISTA: Entrevista Exclusiva de Glenn Greenwald com ex-Presidente Lula
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 18 Apr 2016

Enfrentando um dos piores escândalos de sua carreira política, incluindo uma investigação criminal, Lula é mais desafiador do que nunca, e se mostra disposto para a corrida presidencial de 2018.

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A Key Similarity between Snowden Leak and Panama Papers: Scandal Is What’s Been Legalized
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 11 Apr 2016

Vital journalism does not only expose law breaking. It also highlights how corrupted political and legal systems can be co-opted by the most powerful in order to legally sanction atrocious and destructive behavior that serves their interests, typically with little or no public awareness that it’s been done.

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Fighting Israeli Occupying Forces Is “Terrorism.” Boycotting Is “Anti-Semitism.” What’s Allowed?
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 4 Apr 2016

3 Apr 2016 – That “terrorism” is a malleable term of propaganda, with no fixed meaning or consistent application, is now quite well-established. All forms of resistance to Israeli occupation — violent and nonviolent — are deemed illegitimate.

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Highlighting Western Victims While Ignoring Victims of Western Violence
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 28 Mar 2016

U.S. media outlets bombard us with images and dramatic narratives highlighting our own side’s victims, while the victims of our side’s violence are rendered invisible.

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(Português) O Brasil Está Sendo Engolido pela Corrupção — E por Uma Perigosa Subversão da Democracia
Glenn Greenwald, Andrew Fishman and David Miranda – The Intercept, 21 Mar 2016

Tudo isso parece historicamente familiar, particularmente para a América Latina, onde governos de esquerda democraticamente eleitos tem sido repetidamente removidos do poder por meios não legais ou democráticos. A mídia internacional está apresentando os protestos de rua como uma revolta nobre e populista. Os fatos são muito mais complicados.

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Brazil Is Engulfed by Ruling Class Corruption — and a Dangerous Subversion of Democracy
Glenn Greenwald, Andrew Fishman and David Miranda – The Intercept, 21 Mar 2016

Western media are depicting street protests as a noble populist uprising. The facts are much more complicated. It all seems historically familiar, particular for Latin America, where democratically elected left-wing governments have been repeatedly removed by non-democratic, extra-legal means.

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Greatest Threat to Free Speech in the West: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation
Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman – The Intercept, 22 Feb 2016

16 Feb 2016 – The U.K. government today announced that any entities that support or participate in the global boycott of Israeli settlements will face “severe penalties.” It is, needless to say, perfectly legitimate to argue against BDS and to engage in activism to defeat it. But only advocates of tyranny could support the literal outlawing of the same type of activism that ended apartheid in South Africa merely on the grounds that this time it is aimed at Israeli occupation.

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Where Were the Post-Hebdo Free Speech Crusaders as France Spent the Last Year Crushing Free Speech?
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 11 Jan 2016

One year ago, millions marched in Paris in defense of free speech. Why, then, is the systematic attack on free speech rights in France now ignored?

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Stock Prices of Weapons Manufacturers Soaring Since Paris Attack
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 17 Nov 2015

16 Nov 2015 – Already this morning, as Aaron Cantú noticed, the stocks of the leading weapons manufacturers — what is usually referred to as the “defense industry” — have soared.

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Anti-Israel Activism Criminalized in the Land of Charlie Hebdo and “Free Speech”
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 2 Nov 2015

Where are all the newfound free speech activists who insisted after the Charlie Hebdo murders that a defense of free expression was so vital to all that is good and just in the Western world? Why isn’t the #JeSuisBDS hashtag trending in defense of these activists who have been persecuted — prosecuted — by France for their political views?

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One Day after Warning Russia of Civilian Casualties, the U.S. Bombs a Hospital in Afghanistan
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 5 Oct 2015

Several reports suggest that this hospital has been viewed with hostility because it treats all injured human beings, regardless of which side they’re on. “The hospital treated the wounded from all sides of the conflict, a policy that has long irked the Afghan security forces,” reports the NYT. Al Jazeera notes that “a caretaker at the hospital, who was severely injured in the air strike, told Al Jazeera that [the] clinic’s medical staff did not favor any side of the conflict.

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Two Short Paragraphs That Summarize the US Approach to Human Rights Advocacy
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 14 Sep 2015

Support for human rights abuses and tyranny – not opposition to it – is a staple of U.S. foreign policy. Standing alone, how can anyone believe that the same government that lavishes the Saudi regime with support is waging war or other using forms of violence in order to stop human rights abuses?

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Do Adults Have a Privacy Right to Use Drugs? Brazil’s Supreme Court Decides
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 14 Sep 2015

“The idea is that drug usage, if there is a harm, is only self-injury, only harms the individual and thus cannot be the object of state punishment.”

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NYT Claims U.S. Abides by Cluster Bomb Treaty: The Exact Opposite of Reality
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 7 Sep 2015

For the NYT to tell its readers that the U.S. — one of the leading cluster bomb states on the planet — is actually one of the countries that “have not yet joined the treaty but have abided by its provisions” is nationalistic propaganda of the most extreme kind.

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Jorge Ramos Commits Journalism, Gets Immediately Attacked by Journalists
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 31 Aug 2015

Jorge Ramos, the influential anchor of Univision and an American immigrant from Mexico, has been denouncing Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric. Yesterday at a Trump press conference in Iowa, Ramos stood and questioned Trump on his immigration views.

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Dylann Roof Is Not a “Terrorist” — But Animal Rights Activists Who Free Minks From Slaughter Are
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 3 Aug 2015

The FBI on Friday [24 Jul] announced the arrests in Oakland of two animal rights activists and accused the pair of engaging in “domestic terrorism.” This comes less than a month after the FBI director said he does not consider Charleston Church murderer Dylann Roof a “terrorist.” The activists’ alleged crimes: “They released thousands of minks from farms around the country and vandalized various properties.” That’s it.

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NBC News Releases the Long-Awaited Trailer for Its Summer Horror Film about ISIS
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 27 Jul 2015

James Comey somberly warned that ISIS now officially poses a bigger threat to the ‘U.S. homeland’ than the one posed by former title-holder Al Qaeda – because, of course, the Latest Threat must always be the Greatest Threat.

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XKEYSCORE (Part I) – NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications
Morgan Marquis-Boire, Glenn Greenwald, and Micah Lee – The Intercept, 6 Jul 2015

1 Jul 2015 – One of the National Security Agency’s most powerful tools of mass surveillance makes tracking someone’s Internet usage as easy as entering an email address, and provides no built-in technology to prevent abuse. Today, The Intercept is publishing 48 top-secret and other classified documents about XKEYSCORE.

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XKEYSCORE (Part II) – Behind the Curtain: A Look at the Inner Workings of NSA
Micah Lee, Glenn Greenwald, and Morgan Marquis-Boire – The Intercept, 6 Jul 2015

Around the world, when a person gets online to do anything — write an email, post to a social network, browse the web or play a video game — there’s a decent chance that the Internet traffic her device sends and receives is getting collected and processed by one of XKEYSCORE’s hundreds of servers scattered across the globe.

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NSA’s Top Brazilian Political and Financial Targets Revealed by New WikiLeaks Disclosure
Glenn Greenwald and David Miranda – The Intercept, 6 Jul 2015

4 Jul 2015 – President Rousseff just yesterday returned to Brazil after a trip to the U.S. that included a meeting with President Obama, a visit she had delayed for almost two years in anger over prior revelations of NSA spying on Brazil.

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Spies Hacked Computers Thanks to Sweeping Secret Warrants, Aggressively Stretching U.K. Law
Andrew Fishman and Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 29 Jun 2015

GCHQ needed to reverse engineer software to hack into computer networks — so it decided to secretly reinterpret British law. Then it abused its newfound powers, ignoring internal guidelines.

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Controversial GCHQ Unit Engaged in Domestic Law Enforcement, Online Propaganda, Psychology Research
Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman – The Intercept, 22 Jun 2015

22 Jun 2015 – Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group’s use of behavioral science research is emphasized as critical to its operations. That includes detailed discussions of how to foster “obedience” and “conformity.”

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Refusal to Call Charleston Shootings “Terrorism” Again Shows It’s a Meaningless Propaganda Term
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 22 Jun 2015

Terrorism: a term that justifies everything yet means nothing — other than “violence we want to delegitimize.”

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The Sunday Times’ Snowden Story Is Journalism at Its Worst — And Filled with Falsehoods
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 15 Jun 2015

14 Jun 2015 – The British Murdoch-owned paper publishes a report trying to exploit this mindset: “If some anonymous government officials said it, and journalists repeat it while hiding who they are, I guess it must be true.”

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GCHQ’s Rainbow Lights: Exploiting Social Issues for Militarism and Imperialism
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 25 May 2015

Whatever your views on all this nasty surveillance business might be, how can you not feel good about GCHQ when it drapes itself in the colors of LGBT equality? This is all a stark illustration of what has become a deeply cynical but highly effective tactic.

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Canadian Government Says Free Speech is for Offending Muslims — Not Opposing Israel
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 18 May 2015

As I’ve argued many times, all applications of hate speech laws are inherently tyrannical, dangerous and wrong, and it’s truly mystifying (and scary) that people convince themselves that their judgment is so unerring and their beliefs so sacrosanct that it should be illegal to question or dissent from them.

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145 PEN Writers (Thus Far) Have Objected to the Charlie Hebdo Award – Not Just 6
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 4 May 2015

30 Apr 2015 – Contrary to media accounts claiming that only 6 PEN members have objected to the group’s decision to bestow Charlie Hebdo with an award, the actual number is currently 145 PEN members. Below is the letter drafted by several of the objecting writers, along with the current full list of signatories.

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Cowardly Firing of Australian State-Funded TV Journalist Highlights the West’s Real Religion
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 4 May 2015

A TV commentator in Australia, Scott McIntyre, was summarily fired on Sunday [26 Apr 2015] by Special Broadcasting Services on “Anzac Day,” a national holiday that marks the anniversary of a military action by Australian and New Zealand forces in WWI, due to a series of tweets about the violence committed by the Australian military.

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The Key War on Terror Propaganda Tool: Only Western Victims Are Acknowledged
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 27 Apr 2015

24 Apr 2015 – In all the years I’ve been writing about Obama’s drone killings, yesterday featured BY FAR the most widespread critical discussion in U.S. establishment journalism circles. The reason for the unusually intense, largely critical coverage of drone killings yesterday is obvious: the victims of this strike were Western and non-Muslim, and therefore were seen as actually human.

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Iranians Are Much Talked About on Sunday Morning TV, but Never Heard From
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 13 Apr 2015

The only way to exclude Iranian voices is if you choose to exclude them. That’s exactly what Sunday morning television programs have done, and the result is pure propaganda.

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What’s Scarier: Terrorism, or Governments Blocking Websites in its Name?
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 23 Mar 2015

But the comical futility of these efforts is exceeded by their profound dangers. Who wants governments to be able to unilaterally block websites? Isn’t the exercise of this website-blocking power what has long been cited as reasons we should regard the Bad Countries — such as China and Iran — as tyrannies (which also usually cite “counterterrorism” to justify their censorship efforts)?

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US Threatened Germany over Snowden, Vice Chancellor Says
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 23 Mar 2015

19 Mar 2015 – German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said this week in Homburg that the U.S. government threatened to cease sharing intelligence with Germany if Berlin offered asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden or otherwise arranged for him to travel to that country.

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The Orwellian Re-Branding of “Mass Surveillance” as Merely “Bulk Collection”
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 16 Mar 2015

Just as Bush administration and U.S. media re-labelled “torture” with the Orwellian euphemism “enhanced interrogation techniques” to make it more palatable, the governments and media of the Five Eyes surveillance alliance are now re-branding “mass surveillance” as “bulk collection” in order to make it less menacing (and less illegal).

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The “Snowden is Ready to Come Home!” Story: A Case Study in Typical Media Deceit
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 9 Mar 2015

What rational person would ever willingly submit themselves to a penal state that imprisons more of its citizens than any other in the world, run by people with this mentality?

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Clapper Calls for Arming Ukrainian Forces: Who Would That Actually Empower?
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept, 2 Mar 2015

The U.S. has already provided “non-lethal” aid to Ukrainian forces, and Obama has said he is now considering arming them. Who, exactly, would that empower? Russian President Vladimir Putin has long said that the Ukrainian coup of last year, and the subsequent regime in Kiev, is driven by ultra-nationalists, fascists, and even neo-Nazi factions.

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CitizenFour – Full Documentary
Laura Poitras & Glenn Greenwald, LeakSource – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Mar 2015

The film, which has been hailed as a real-life thriller, chronicles Snowden’s effort to securely contact Poitras and Glenn Greenwald in 2013 and meet them in Hong Kong, where Poitras filmed Snowden discussing the thousands of classified NSA documents he was leaking to them, and his motives for doing so. The film takes its title from the pseudonym Snowden used when he contacted Poitras in encrypted emails that were revealed in her documentary.

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