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Greenwald: How Silicon Valley, In A Show of Monopolistic Force, Destroyed Parler

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com, Critics of Silicon Valley censorship for years heard the same refrain: tech platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter are private corporations and can host or ban whoever they want. If you don’t like what they are doing, the solution is not to complain or to regulate them. Instead, go…

The Threat of Authoritarianism In The U.S. Is Very Real, And Has Nothing To Do With Trump: Greenwald

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com, Asserting that Donald Trump is a fascist-like dictator threatening the previously sturdy foundations of U.S. democracy has been a virtual requirement over the last four years to obtain entrance to cable news Green Rooms, sinecures as mainstream newspaper columnists, and popularity in faculty lounges. Yet it has proven to…

The Case For Pardoning Edward Snowden By President Trump: Greenwald

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com, A U.S. appellate court in September unanimously ruled that the NSA’s program of mass domestic surveillance was illegal, as well as likely a violation of the Fourth Amendment’s guarantee against “unreasonable searches and seizures.” The court, and the broader public, knew about this illegal mass surveillance program created by…

Glenn Greenwald Opines On Ilhan Omar’s Misguided Defense Of John Brennan

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com The right to dissent from, and to work against, the official foreign policy of the U.S. Government is vital: foundational to Constitutional liberties. There is very little such dissent in the U.S. Congress, where many of the core tenets of the Foreign Policy Community (from CIA drone warfare and…

“Imperialism In Pumps”: Greenwald & Johnstone Go Off As Media Gushes Over Presumed Biden Pick For SecDef

Independent commentator Caitlin Johnstone is raining on the parade of Liberals and Progressives who are hailing “barriers being broken” merely because Joe Biden is expected to pick a woman for the top Pentagon post in a historic first, blasting the spectacle as “Imperialism in Pumps” given presumed top choice Michele Flournoy hails from deep within the…