Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald & Chris Hedges on NSA Leaks, Assange & Protecting a Free Internet

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Glenn Greenwald and Chris Hedges discuss mass surveillance, government secrecy, Internet freedom and U.S. attempts to extradite and prosecute Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. They spoke together on a panel moderated by Amy Goodman at the virtual War on Terror film festival after a screening of “Citizenfour” — the Oscar-winning documentary about Snowden by Laura Poitras.


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  1. Is democracy now seeking to re-establish credibility after years of trump derangement? I will believe it when Amy reports on how the government is abusing the J6 mostly peaceful protestors.

  2. When I tried to post this on Face Book , I got this , " Your message couldn't be sent because it includes content that other people on Facebook have reported as abusive."

  3. Was it Churchill that said "we have met the enemy and it is us."? frankly I think the enemy is fear, that we as a people would allow the government to subvert the first amendment and other civil liberties to this extent is an expression of fear, and that is sad, because there is no security in this unconstitutional absurdity born of the UnPatriot Act.

  4. Assange and Snowden should be free. Revealing the truth to the people should never be a crime.
    Glenn has gone down hill so bad. He has done some amazing journalism in Brazil. Then he sold out to pump up his Patreon.
    Chris Hedges is generally hit-and-miss. He just has a mix of good and bad takes on things.

  5. Isn't it ironic that the government can dig all kinds of information out on you unpunished, but once you do the same to the government, which is what this is all in essence – revealing what the government only meant to be known internally – you get the Assange/Snowden treatment.

  6. Edward Snowden needs to be free! We have such scum in government, both Democratic and Republican. This is WRONG! Set him free ad let him come home! Give this guy a seat on the Senate. Maybe take Mitch McConnell's seat.

  7. Dear Joe Biden: Because of your action against Julian Assange I will not be voting for you in 2024 and will actively campaign against you. This is a despicable act without any justice involved! Free Julian Assange. Pardon Edward Snowden! Stop this anti democratic, unfair treatment! I am 79 and veteran of the US Army. I swore an oath and so did you. You are breaking yours!

  8. Beloved first you and me have to be given life. Is like why is life is for nor given a free Will to uttered words beloved. Now look at thy FEETS beloved and the MILEAGE from thy FEETS. Is thy FEETS resting upon a foundation that can't be uprooted nor shaken but here to stay for good. Lol! Intent, based, foundation, and where your heart will be also beloved. 1st. Love God 2nd. Love thy neighbors as thyself. Any intent according to these 2. Continued not according to men's Will nor AGENDAS. But God's True Will and yet to come indeed. Nothing is wasted but will increase beyond measured. The trees is known by it's fruits beloved. Nothing is wasted but increased and all petitions ascended unto God are heard and will be fulfilled indeed. Will make new according to God's True Will. Is like WASHERS of FEETS of neighbors. Likewise humble to bound giants by their hands and FEETS. Remember God rather not wants sacrifice but repentance! And go back to thy FIRST LOVE! 1ST. LOVE GOD ALL OUR MINDS, HEARTS, SOULS, AND STRENGHT. 2ND. LOVE THY NEIGHBORS AS THYSELF. WHAT IS THE TRUE MEANING OF A CHILD IN FRONT OF GOD BELOVED?

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