Edward Snowden

23.01.2017

Video: Snowden Event in Munich

Video: Snowden Event in Munich

On January 15th, acTVism Munich organized its largest event yet that took place under the title “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” at Muffathalle in Munich. This event featured a live interview with Edward Snowden via video conference from Russia as well as discussions with a panel of… »

01.01.2017

Edward Snowden in Munich: Event “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context”

Edward Snowden in Munich: Event “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context”

On January 15th, acTVism Munich will be hosting the event “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” to take place in the event location Muffathalle in Munich, Germany. The following experts will be present: Edward Snowden, Jeremy Scahill, Jürgen Todenhöfer, Paul Jay, Richard Wolff & Srecko Horvat. »

18.11.2016

Snowden Warns Facebook Growing Too Powerful

Snowden Warns Facebook Growing Too Powerful

In media news, Facebook is coming under fire from critics who say the social media giant helped swing the election for Donald Trump by failing to crack down on an epidemic of fake news articles targeting Hillary Clinton. Such articles drew millions of clicks and featured such phony… »

15.10.2016

No moral superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the crimes of Empire

No moral superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the crimes of Empire

by Jake Johnson for Common Dreams When Arundhati Roy was preparing, in 2014, for a trip to Moscow to meet Edward Snowden, she was troubled by two things. One of them was the fact that the meeting was arranged to take place at the Ritz-Carlton, a beacon… »

14.09.2016

‘Pardon Snowden’ campaign takes off as Sanders, Ellsberg, and others join

‘Pardon Snowden’ campaign takes off as Sanders, Ellsberg, and others join

‘His bravery was a catalyst for the modern movement to defend democracy,’ said Malkia Cyril of Center for Media Justice. by Nadia Prupis, staff writer for Common Dreams Prominent activists, lawmakers, artists, academics, and other leading voices in civil society, including Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.),… »

09.09.2016

The Trumpillary war machine is bad news

The Trumpillary war machine is bad news

By David Swanson I was fortunate enough to view a screening of the new Snowden movie Wednesday evening with some of the whistleblowers who have cameos in it and with its director Oliver Stone. I’m not allowed to review it until Saturday night, but it is a truly great… »

11.05.2016

Noam Chomsky on US Military Presence in Europe & the Case of Edward Snowden

Noam Chomsky on US Military Presence in Europe & the Case of Edward Snowden

In this interview with MIT professor, anarchist, philosopher and renowned linguist, Noam Chomsky, we discuss US military presence in Europe and the case of Edward Snowden. Why are circa 44,660 US troops and 170 military installations stationed in Germany? What historical decisions are tied to US military presence in… »

12.03.2016

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

In this video acTVism Munich interviews former CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) analyst, Ray McGovern, who talks about his experience in the agency and the reasons that led him to become an activist and outspoken critic of the US government.  The interview surfaces a number of issues that include:… »

09.05.2015

Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Snowden, and Uncertainty for PATRIOT Act

Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Snowden, and Uncertainty for PATRIOT Act

A federal appeals court has ruled the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ phone records is illegal. The program was exposed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden; the ACLU filed its lawsuit based largely on Snowden’s revelations. In a unanimous decision Thursday, a three judge panel… »

04.03.2015

Snowden Ready to Go to US If He Gets Fair Trial – Whistleblower’s Lawyer

Snowden Ready to Go to US If He Gets Fair Trial – Whistleblower’s Lawyer

Human Wrongs Watch 3 March 2015 (RT)* –  Edward Snowden would go to the US if he was sure that he would face a fair trial there, the former NSA contractor’s lawyer Anatoly Kucherena says. “Edward Snowden is ready to return to the US, but on the… »

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