Stories by Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald, a former constitutional lawyer and a Guardian columnist until October 2013, has earned numerous awards for his commentary and investigative journalism, including most recently the 2013 George Polk Award for national security reporting. In early 2014, he cofounded a new global media outlet, The Intercept. This essay is adapted from his new book,No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Security State(Metropolitan Books), published today. subscribe to Glenn Greenwald's feed

Posted on: Jun 17, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The whistleblower behind the biggest intelligence leak in NSA history answered questions about the NSA surveillance revelations.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA's history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The success of the marriage equality movement shows us that we shouldn't be defeatist about social change.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Greenwald: "no living political writer who has more radically changed how more people think in more parts of the world about political issues than he."

Posted on: Mar 22, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Prosecutorial abuse is becoming the preeminent weapon used by the US government to destroy online activism and journalism.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Obama promised transparency. We now have a Presidential administration as secretive as Bush's.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2013, Source: The Guardian

A joint media-government attempt to justify the assassination of a US citizen ends up doing the opposite.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

The Government's charges portend a dangerous new world for journalists and whistleblowers.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Courage is embodied by Bradley Manning and the acts which he unflinchingly acknowledged Friday he chose to undertake.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The administration's extreme secrecy is beginning to lead Senators to impede John Brennan's nomination to lead the CIA.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2013, Source: Comment Is Free

How the nationalistic mantra of "the greatest country in the world" hurts America.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Heated politics over a major event for the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2013, Source: The Guardian

A new PBS Frontline report examines outrageous steps Obama's administration took to protect Wall St. Wall Street from prosecutions.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2013, Source: The Guardian

His vital April 4, 1967 speech is a direct repudiation of the sophistry now used to defend US violence and aggression

Posted on: Jan 15, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The west African nation becomes the eighth country in the last four years alone where Muslims are killed by the west.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2012, Source: The Guardian

Few people embody the corporatist revolving door greasing Washington as purely as Elizabeth Fowler

Posted on: Nov 17, 2012, Source: The Guardian

The Obama administration's unstinting financial, military and diplomatic support for Israel is a key enabling force in the conflict.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2012, Source: The Guardian

That the stars of America's national security establishment are being devoured by out-of-control surveillance is a form of sweet justice.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

The delirium of liberals this morning is understandable. By all rights, they should expect to be a more powerful force in Washington. But what are they going to get from it?