Glenn Greenwald - The Intercept

Glenn Greenwald is a journalist on civil liberties and US national security issues. A former constitutional lawyer, he was until 2012 a contributing writer at Salon. He is the author of How Would a Patriot Act? (2006), a critique of the Bush administration's use of executive power; A Tragic Legacy (2007), which examines the Bush legacy; and With Liberty and Justice For Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful (2011).


Noam Chomsky with Edward Snowden & Glenn Greenwald, The Philosophy Times, 20 October 2017 (video)

Worried About Trump’s Mental Stability? The Worst Is Yet to Come by Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept, 7 October 2017

Yet Another Major Russia Story Falls Apart. Is Skepticism Permissible Yet? The Intercept, 28 September 2017

Brazil's Latest Outbreak of Drug Gang Violence Highlights the Real Culprit: the War on Drugs by Glenn Greenwald and David Miranda, The Intercept, 26 September 2017

Donald Trump Used the United Nations to Threaten a Massive Violation of International Law by Jon Schwarz, The Intercept, 20 September 2017

Government by Goldman by Gary Rivlin, Michael Hudson, The Intercept, 17 September 2017

How the NSA Built a Secret Surveillance Network for Ethiopia by Nick Turse, The Intercept, 13 September 2017

The Clinton Book Tour Is Largely Ignoring the Vital Role of Endless War in the 2016 Election Result, The Intercept, 13 September 2017

Irma Won’t “Wake Up” Climate Change-Denying Republicans. Their Whole Ideology Is on the Line by Naomi Klein, The Intercept, 11 September 2017

Season of Smoke by Naomi Klein, The Intercept, 9 September 2017

In Europe, Hate Speech Laws are Often Used to Suppress and Punish Left-Wing Viewpoints, The Intercept, 29 August 2017

Entire Families Are Being Killed by U.S. Airstrikes in Raqqa, Syria by Murtaza Hussain, Rajaai Bourhan, The Intercept, 28 August 2017

Harvey Didn't Come Out of the Blue. Now Is The Time to Talk About Climate Change by Naomi Klein, The Intercept, 28 August 2017

Donald Trump Has Been a Racist All His Life — And He Isn't Going to Change After Charlottesville by Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept, 15 August 2017

The Misguided Attacks on ACLU for Defending Neo-Nazis' Free Speech Rights in Charlottesville, The Intercept, 13 August 2017

The Battle for Venezuela and Its Oil by James Scahill and Eva Golinger, The Intercept, 12 August 2017

The Madman With Nuclear Weapons is Donald Trump, Not Kim Jong-un by Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept, 9 August 2017

Donald Trump and the Coming Fall of American Empire by Jeremy Scahill and Alfred McCoy, The Intercept, 22 July 2017

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel by Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Grim, The Intercept, 19 July 2017

A Further Blow to Democracy in Brazil? Glenn Greenwald on Conviction of Lula Ahead of 2018 Election, Democracy Now! 13 July 2017 (video and transcript)

Whistleblowers Shouldn't Be Prosecuted Like Spies: Greenwald on Alleged NSA Leaker Reality Winner, Democracy Now! 13 July 2017 (video and transcript)

Glenn Greenwald: Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails Aren't a "Smoking Gun" or Evidence of Criminal Collusion, Democracy Now! 13 July 2017 (video and transcript)

CNN Journalists Resign: Latest Example of Media Recklessness on the Russia Threat, The Intercept, 27 June 2017

Syrian Archives Add New Details to Henry Kissinger’s Disastrous Middle East Record by Charles Glass, The Intercept, 18 June 2017

The U.S. Government Has Become the Ultimate Extension of Donald Trump's For-Profit Brand by Naomi Klein, The Intercept, 12 June 2017

James Comey, a Washington Operator, Knows How to Play the Game by Mattathias Schwartz, Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept, 8 June 2017

Saudi Arabia Lavishes Conservative U.K. Officials With Gifts, Travel, And Plum Consultancies by Lee Fang, The Intercept, 4 June 2017

Hacked Emails Show Top UAE Diplomat Coordinating With Pro-Israel Think Tank Against Iran by Zaid Jilani, Ryan Grim, The Intercept, 3 June 2017

Will Trump’s Slow-Mo Walkaway, World in Flames Behind Him, Finally Provoke Consequences for Planetary Arson? by Naomi Klein, The Intercept, 1 June 2017

Glenn Greenwald: Ousting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Empowered Criminality & Corruption, Democracy Now! 26 May 2017 (video and transcript)

Scahill & Greenwald: What If All Victims of War Received the Media Attention of Manchester Victims? Democracy Now! 25 May 2017 (video and transcript)

Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald: Criminalizing WikiLeaks is a Threat to Journalists Everywhere, Democracy Now! 25 May 2017 (video and transcript)

British Intelligence Warned Tony Blair of Manchester-Like Terrorism if the West Invaded Iraq by Jon Schwarz, The Intercept, 23 May 2017

Sweden Withdraws Arrest Warrant for Julian Assange, but he Still Faces Serious Legal Jeopardy, The Intercept, 19 May 2017

After Latest Bombshells, Only Michel Temer’s Removal and New Elections Can Save Brazil’s Democracy, The Intercept, 18 May 2017

Chelsea Manning Is a Free Woman: Her Heroism Has Expanded Beyond Her Initial Whistleblowing, The Intercept, 17 May 2017

Glenn Greenwald on Barrett Brown, Press Freedom & the Failings of the Corporate Media, Democracy Now! 12 May 2017 (video and transcript)

Greenwald: Supporting U.S.-Russia Relations Should Be Encouraged, Not Viewed as Sign of Treason, Democracy Now! 10 May 2017 (video and transcript)

Trump's Support and Praise of Despots Is Central to the U.S. Tradition, Not a Deviation From It, The Intercept, 2 May 2017

Macron and Le Pen Fight for the French Presidency and the Definition of Patriotism by Robert Mackey, The Intercept, 24 April 2017

“Fear City” Explores How Donald Trump Exploited the New York Debt Crisis to Boost His Own Fortune by Naomi Klein, The Intercept, 23 April 2017

As U.S. Preps Arrest Warrant for Assange, Glenn Greenwald Says Prosecuting WikiLeaks Threatens Press Freedom for All, Democracy Now! 21 April 2017 (video and transcript)

A Bernie Sanders Campaign Adviser Was a Russian. Now He's Speaking Out, The Intercept, 19 April 2017

Exclusive: Julian Assange Strikes Back at CIA Director and Talks Trump, Russia, and Hillary Clinton by Jeremy Scahill. The Intercept, 19 April 2017

Trump's CIA Director Pompeo, Targeting WikiLeaks, Explicitly Threatens Speech and Press Freedoms, The Intercept, 14 April 2017

The Spoils of War: Trump Lavished With Media and Bipartisan Praise For Bombing Syria, The Intercept, 7 April 2017

White House Meeting With Egypt's Tyrant Highlights Key Trump Effect: Unmasking U.S. Policy, The Intercept, 3 April 2017

Intercepted Podcast: Trump Declares War on The Planet in Real-Life Remake of The Purge by Jeremy Scahill and Naomi Klein, The Intercept, 29 March 2017

To Serve AT&T and Comcast, Congressional GOP Votes to Destroy Online Privacy, The Intercept, 29 March 2017

Trump’s War on Terror Has Quickly Become as Barbaric and Savage as He Promised, The Intercept, 26 March 2017

Newly Obtained Documents Prove: Key Claim of Snowden’s Accusers Is a Fraud, The Intercept, 21 March 2017

Donald Trump Is Filling Top Pentagon and Homeland Security Positions With Defense Contractors by Lee Fang, The Intercept, 21 March 2017

Trump Administration Ousts U.N. Official to Protect Israel From Criticism, The Intercept, 18 March 2017

Key Democratic Officials Now Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion, The Intercept, 16 March 2017

Democrats Now Demonize the Same Russia Policies that Obama Long Championed, The Intercept, 6 March 2017

Trump’s Use of Navy SEAL’s Wife Highlights All the Key Ingredients of U.S. War Propaganda, The Intercept, 1 March 2017

The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia, The Intercept, 28 February 2017

The Increasingly Unhinged Russia Rhetoric Comes From a Long-Standing U.S. Playbook, The Intercept, 24 February 2017

Why Do So Many Americans Fear Muslims? Decades of Denial About America's Role in the World by Jon Schwarz, The Intercept, 18 February 2017

Greenwald speaks Trump, War on Terror, and citizen activism by Amandla Thomas-Johnson, Red Pepper, 16 February 2017

Greenwald: Empowering the "Deep State" to Undermine Trump is Prescription for Destroying Democracy, Democracy Now! 16 February 2017 (video and transcript)

Greenwald: Democrats Seem to Consider Snowden's & Manning's Leaks Evil & Leaks Under Trump Heroic, Democracy Now! 16 February 2017 (video and transcript)

Greenwald on Trump-Netanyahu Meeting & How Israel Is Turning into an Apartheid-Like State, Democracy Now! 16 February 2017 (video and transcript)

Glenn Greenwald: Trump Seems to Be Committed to Escalating Violence in Yemen, Democracy Now! 16 February 2017 (video and transcript)

The Leakers Who Exposed Gen. Flynn’s Lie Committed Serious — and Wholly Justified — Felonies, The Intercept, 14 February 2017

Tom Perez Apologizes for Telling the Truth, Showing Why Democrats’ Flaws Urgently Need Attention, The Intercept, 9 February 2017

The CIA's New Deputy Director Ran a Black Site for Torture, The Intercept, 2 February 2017

Judge Halts Deportations After Protesters Swarm Airports Over Trump’s Order Barring Muslims by Robert Mackey, The Intercept, 28 January 2018

Get Ready for the First Shocks of Trump’s Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein, The Intercept, 24 January 2017

Jeremy Corbyn Accused of Being Russian “Collaborator” for Questioning NATO Troop Build-Up on Border, The Intercept, 16 January 2017

Tucker Carlson and Glenn Greenwald Discuss Deep State War Vs Trump, Fox News/YouTube, 13 January 2017 (video)

Glenn Greenwald Confirms CIA Bias Against Trump, BBC Loses It, YouTube, 11 January 2017 (video)

The Deep State Goes to War with President-Elect, Using Unverified Claims, as Democrats Cheer, The Intercept, 11 January 2017

Watch How Casually False Claims are Published: New York Times and Nicholas Lemann Edition, The Intercept, 10 January 2017

The Crimes of SEAL Team 6 by Matthew Cole, The Intercept, 10 January 2017

Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Intel Chiefs Alleging Russian Threat Have History of Deceiving the Public, Democracy Now! 6 January 2017 (video and transcript)

Glenn Greenwald: Democrats Eager to Blame "Everybody But Themselves" for Collapse of Their Party, Democracy Now! 6 January 2017 (video and transcript)

Glenn Greenwald: Mainstream U.S. Media is Culpable for Disseminating Fake & Deceitful News on Russia, Democracy Now! 5 January 2017 (video and transcript)

Glenn Greenwald on "Dearth of Evidence" Linking Russia to WikiLeaks Release of DNC Emails, Democracy Now! 5 January 2017 (video and transcript)

WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia Threat While Public Is Deceived, The Intercept, 4 January 2017

Russia Hysteria Infects WashPost Again: False Story About Hacking U.S. Electric Grid, The Intercept, 31 December 2016

Top-Secret Snowden Document Reveals What the NSA Knew About Previous Russian Hacking by Sam Biddle, The Intercept, 29 December 2016

The Guardian's Summary of Julian Assange's Interview Went Viral and Was Completely False, The Intercept, 29 December 2016

Newly Declassified House Intel Report on Snowden Is “Rifled With Obvious Falsehoods” by Jenna McLaughlin, The Intercept, 23 December 2016

Anonymous Leaks to the WashPost About the CIA’s Russia Beliefs Are No Substitute for Evidence, The Intercept, 10 December 2016

A Clinton Fan Manufactured Fake News That MSNBC Personalities Spread to Discredit WikiLeaks Docs, The Intercept, 9 December 2016

Washington Post Disgracefully Promotes a McCarthyite Blacklist From a New, Hidden, and Very Shady Group by Ben Norton, Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept, 26 November 2016

In Brazil, Major New Corruption Scandals Engulf the Faction that Impeached Dilma, The Intecept, 25 November 2016

Reckoning with a Trump Presidency and the Elite Democrats Who Helped Deliver It by Betsy Reed, Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept, 12 November 2106

Trump will have vast powers. He can thank Democrats for them, The Washington Post, 11 November 2016

Glenn Greenwald: Why Did Trump Win? Blame the Failed Policies of the Democratic Party, Democracy Now! 10 November 2016 (video and transcript)

"Genuinely Terrifying Prospect": Greenwald on Palin, Giuliani & Bolton Serving in Trump's Cabinet, Democracy Now! 10 November 2016 (video and transcript)

Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit, The Intercept, 9 November 2016

The Nightmare President by Alex Emmons, The Intercept, 9 November 2016

Donald Trump Recruits Corporate Lobbyists to Select His Future Administration by Lee Fang, The Intercept, 8 November 2016

The U.S. and Russia Ensure a Balance of Terror in Syria by Charles Glass, The Intercept, 29 October 2016

Syria's “Voice of Conscience” Has a Message for the West by Murtaza Hussain, Marwan Hisham, The Intercept, 26 October 2016

Glenn Greenwald weighs in on WikiLeaks data dump on Clinton by Diana Swain, CBC News, 22 October 2016 (video and transcript))

Is Disclosure of Podesta’s Emails a Step Too Far? A Conversation With Naomi Klein, The Inercept, 19 October 2016

On WikiLeaks, Journalism, and Privacy: Reporting on the Podesta Archive Is an Easy Call, The Intercept, 13 October 2016

U.S. Military Operations Are Biggest Motivation for Homegrown Terrorists, FBI Study Finds by Murtaza Hussain, Cora Currier, The Intercept, 11 October 2016

U.S. and U.K. Continue to Actively Participate in Saudi War Crimes, Targeting of Yemeni Civilians, The Intercept, 10 October 2016

Key Democrats, Led by Hillary Clinton, Leave No doubt that Endless War is Official U.S. Doctrine, The Intercept, 7 October 2016

U.S. Admits Israel Is Building Permanent Apartheid Regime — Weeks After Giving It $38 Billion, The Intercept, 6 October 2016

WashPost Makes History: First Paper to Call for Prosecution of Its Own Source (After Accepting Pulitzer), The Intercept, 18 September 2016

Facebook Is Collaborating With the Israeli Government to Determine What Should Be Censored, The Intercept, 12 September 2016

What's Behind Barack Obama's Ongoing Accommodation of Vladimir Putin? The Intercept, 9 September 2016

Inside Menwith Hill: The NSA's British Base at the Heart of U.S. Targeted Killing by Ryan Gallagher, The Intercept, 6 September 2016

Glenn Greenwald: Obama Has Bombed 7 Nations, But Clinton Claims He Has Not Been Militaristic Enough, Democracy Now! 31 August 2016 (video and transcript)

A New McCarthyism: Greenwald on Clinton Camp's Attempts to Link Trump, Stein & WikiLeaks to Russia, Democracy Now! 31 August 2016 (video and transcript)

Greenwald: Journalists Should Not Stop Scrutinizing Clinton Just Because Trump is Unfit for Office, Democracy Now! 29 August 2016 (video and transcript)

Greenwald: The Olympics May Be Over, But the Anger, Disillusionment Among Brazilians Remains High, Democracy Now! 29 August 2016 (video and transcript)

Greenwald: "Why Did Saudi Regime & Other Gulf Tyrannies Donate Millions to Clinton Foundation?", Democracy Now! 29 August 2016 (video and transcript)

Democratic Pundits Downplay Serious Ethical Issues Raised by the Clinton Foundation by Lee Fang, The Intercept, 26 August 2016

Why Did the Saudi Regime and Other Gulf Tyrannies Donate Millions to the Clinton Foundation? The Intercept, 25 August 2016

U.S. Defense Contractors Tell Investors Russian Threat Is Great for Business by Lee Fang, The Intercept, 19 August 2016

Democrats' Tactic of Accusing Critics of Kremlin Allegiance Has Long, Ugly History in U.S., The Intercept, 8 August 2016

As Israel Prospers, Obama Set to Give Billions More in Aid While Netanyahu Demands Even More, The Intercept, 31 July 2016

The U.S. Intervention in Libya Was Such a Smashing Success That a Sequel Is Coming, The Intercept, 27 July 2016

Chilcot Report and 7/7 London Bombing Anniversary Converge to Highlight Terrorism's Causes, The Intercept, 7 July 2016

Washington Has Been Obsessed With Punishing Secrecy Violations — until Hillary Clinton, The Intercept, 5 July 2016

Brexit Is Only the Latest Proof of the Insularity and Failure of Western Establishment Institutions, The Intercept, 25 June 2016

Why Is the Killer of British MP Jo Cox Not Being Called a “Terrorist”? The Intercept, 17 June 2016

Stop Exploiting LGBT Issues to Demonize Islam and Justify Anti-Muslim Policies, The Intercept, 13 June 2016

Perfect End to Democratic Primary: Anonymous Superdelegates Declare Winner Through Media, The Intercept, 7 June 2016

Andrew Cuomo and Other Democrats Launch Severe Attack on Free Speech to Protect Israel by Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman, The Intercept, 6 June 2016

The New York Times's (and Clinton Campaign's) Abject Cowardice on Israel, The Intercept, 26 May 2016

New Political Earthquake in Brazil: Is It Now Time for Media Outlets to Call This a “Coup”? by Glenn Greenwald, Andrew Fishman and David Miranda, The Intercept, 23 May 2016

Watch: First Interview With Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff Since the Senate’s Impeachment Vote, The Intercpt, 19 May 2016 (video and transcript

The Intercept Is Broadening Access to the Snowden Archive. Here’s Why, The Intercept, 16 May 2016

Interview With BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti: Banned by Israel From Traveling, Threatened With Worse, The Intercept, 13 May 2016

Brazil's Democracy to Suffer Grievous Blow Today as Unelectable, Corrupt Neoliberal is Installed, The Intercept, 11 May 2016

Glenn Greenwald on Brazil: Goal of Rousseff Impeachment is to Boost Neoliberals & Protect Corruption, Democracy Now! 10 May 2016 (video and transcript)

Inside the Assassination Complex by Edward Snowden, The Intercept, 3 May 2016

The Joke of U.S. Justice and “Accountability” When They Bomb a Hospital, The Intercept, 29 April 2016

New Study Shows Mass Surveillance Breeds Meekness, Fear and Self-Censorship, The Intercept, 28 April 2016

To See the Real Story in Brazil, Look at Who Is Being Installed as President — and Finance Chiefs, The Intercept, 22 April 2016

To Protect Hillary Clinton, Democrats Wage War on Their Own Core Citizens United Argument, The Intercept, 14 April 2016

WATCH: Exclusive Interview by Glenn Greenwald with Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva, The Intercept, 11 April 2016 (video and transcript)

A Key Similarity Between Snowden Leak and Panama Papers: Scandal Is What’s Been Legalized, The Intercept, 4 April 2016

Greenwald: FBI-Apple Fight Tied to U.S. Effort to Access the Communications of Everyone Everywhere, Democracy Now! 29 March 2016 (video and transcript)

Chomsky, Snowden, Greenwald on Privacy in the Age of Surveillance by Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, 26 March 2016

Highlighting Western Victims While Ignoring Victims of Western Violence, The Intercept, 25 March 2016

Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Government Wants Ability to Access the Communications of Everyone, Everywhere, Democracy Now! 25 March 2016 (video and transcript)

Glenn Greenwald: Hillary Clinton Has Embraced Some of the Most Brutal Dictators in the World, Democracy Now! 24 March 2016 (video and transcript)

Glenn Greenwald: Is It A Coup? What Is Happening in Brazil is Much Worse Than Donald Trump, Democracy Now! 24 March 2016 (video and transcript)

Brazil Is Engulfed by Ruling Class Corruption — and a Dangerous Subversion of Democracy by Glenn Greenwald, Andrew Fishman, David MIranda, The Intercept, 18 March 2016

The Rise of Trump Shows the Danger and Sham of Compelled Journalistic “Neutrality”, The Intercept, 14 March 2016

Hillary Clinton, Stalwart Friend of World’s Worst Despots, Attacks Sanders’ Latin American Activism, The Intercept, 10 March 2016

Nobody Knows the Identity of the 150 People Killed by U.S. in Somalia, but Most Are Certain They Deserved It, The Intercept, 8 March 2016

Read the Sexist Email Exchange About Rula Jebreal With Former AIPAC Spokesman by Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain, The Intercept, 2 March 2016

Egypt Bars Journalist From Leaving Country as Crackdown on Dissent Widens by Robert Mackey, The Intercept, 24 February 2016

Hillary Clinton, With Little Notice, Vows to Embrace an Extremist Agenda on Israel, The Intercept, 18 February 2016

Greatest Threat to Free Speech in the West: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation by Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman, The Intercept, 16 February 2016

The U.S. Intervention in Libya Was Such a Smashing Success That a Sequel Is Coming, The Intercept, 27 January 2016

The Seven Stages of Establishment Backlash: Corbyn/Sanders Edition, The Intercept, 21 January 2016

U.S. Radically Changes Its Story of the Boats in Iranian Waters: to an Even More Suspicious Version, The Intercept, 15 January 2016

Al Jazeera America Terminates All TV and Digital Operations, The Intercept, 13 January 2016

U.S. Media Condemns Iran’s “Aggression” in Intercepting U.S. Naval Ships — in Iranian Waters, The Intecept, 13 January 2016

Where Were the Post-Hebdo Free Speech Crusaders as France Spent the Last Year Crushing Free Speech? The Intercept, 8 January 2016

The Deceptive Debate Over What Causes Terrorism Against the West, The Intercept, 6 January 2016


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