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: May 13, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

Glenn Greenwald on how the Snowden saga began.

Posted on: May 11, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist tells the story of those fateful days in Hong Kong.

Posted on: May 11, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist tells the story of those fateful days in Hong Kong

Posted on: Jan 18, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Obama is draping the banner of change over the NSA status quo. Bulk surveillance that caused such outrage will remain in place.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Greenwald plans to stand up to authority and "throw out all the old rules."

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

With General Alexander calling for NSA reporting to be halted, US and UK credibility as guardians of a press freedom is crushed.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Most big outlets are beholden to those in power.

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

The Committee to Protect Journalists issues a scathing report on Obama administration.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Brian Williams tells viewers that Iranian leaders are 'suddenly claiming they don't want nuclear weapons,' even though they've been saying it for years.

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

Inside the mind of NSA chief Gen Keith Alexander.

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

The agreement places no legally binding limits on the use of the data by the Israelis.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The NSA has secretly and successfully worked to break the widely used technology that is supposed to make it impossible to read intercepted communications.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The detention of my partner, David Miranda, by UK authorities will have the opposite effect of the one intended.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The former NSA director is held up by the Face the Nation host as an objective authority when he is everything but that.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: The Guardian

There have been major opinion shifts, in the US and Congress, on NSA surveillance and privacy.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2013, Source: The Guardian

NYT: "The Obama administration made common cause with the House Republican leadership."

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

The actual story that matters is not hard to see: the NSA is attempting to collect, monitor and store all forms of human communication.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2013, Source: The Real News Network

Greenwald barely lets the fox news interviewer get a word in edgewise.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Top officials are misleading or outright lying to the public and Congress about US spying. Yet pundits continue to vilify Edward Snowden?

Posted on: Jun 27, 2013, Source: Comment Is Free

Fellow reporters seem intent on digging into every aspect, no matter how irrelevant, of the columnist's past.

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?

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