Chris hedges, geoffrey stone, we welcome you both to democracy now professor stone, i want to begin with you his recent piece for the huffington post is called edward snowden: 'hero or traitor' chris hedges, longtime journalist. Edward snowden: what makes men legendary by duane p roshell the issue at hand is not purely whether edward snowden is either heroic or treacherous f. Edward snowden is one of the most famous americans in the world today after his damning disclosure of surveillance programs allegedly run by the nsa snowden became a hero and a traitor at the same time, depending on the political lens you view it through he is believed to be in moscow. Edward snowden speaks in 2015 via a video link from russia most of the public debate since that summer has been over whether snowden is a hero or a traitor the washington post's pulitzer prize-winning edward snowden investigation.
Oliver stone's snowden is great entertainment and an important argument for pardon i just saw oliver stone's snowden it's an excellent film, no doubt, and also an important rebuttal to ongoing efforts by propagandists to limit america's conversation to who edward snowden is, rather. An accompanying press release quotes committee members describing snowden as no hero, not a patriot, and a or snowden could have relied on whistleblower protections the washington post examined that proposition and found it largely edward snowden, nsa, intelligence. Kirchick: edward snowden represents the worst traits of the millennial generation: self-entitlement, moral equivocation and no sense of loyalty to one's country. New york post latest in news devos: despite a push from the american wing of the anti-american movement to get traitor edward snowden a pardon is using the film to demand the pardon and turn snowden into a hero.
Fbi director james comey says he's confused when he hears people referring to former national security contractor edward snowden as a hero whistle-blower. Surveillance, september 11 - edward snowden: hero or traitor. What the democratic contenders don't understand about snowden's civil disobedience. Former national security agency contractor-turned-whistleblower edward snowden on monday ribbed the white house for its extensive security clearance backlog. Democratic presidential candidates remain deeply divided on whether to champion or condemn edward snowden jump to navigation msnbc facebook twitter google plus rss tumblr to some, snowden is seen as a hero to others he's a traitor. James bamford's longish piece on edward snowden in wired is well worth a read snowden sat down in moscow with bamford, the veteran journalist who covers spycraft and the nsa, for an interview the.
Check out the online debate is snowden a hero debates opinions forums polls google search my debates the postulate i'm using is that edward snowden is a hero and deserves to be treated as so rebuttal 2 what we agree on is that snowden has in the metaphor. Ever since edward snowden leaked documents containing classified us intelligence in 2013, he's been called both a traitor and a hero while some believe he was heroic for showing americans that their government was illegally spying on them, others maintain that what he leaked and the way he.
Steve wozniak reaffirmed his staunch support for digital privacy in an interview over the weekend in which the apple co-founder called national security agency whistleblower edward snowden a hero. Edward snowden essays - edward snowden: an american hero. Edward snowden: hero or traitor edward snowden: hero or traitor who is edward snowden a computer specialist that worked for nsa, a high-tech division of the us department of defense what did he do he leaked domestic and international classified information on our allies. Snowden has exposed how the obama administration is using the patriot act and the nsa to steal phone records and e-mails from americans citizens with no warrant this has nothing to do with terrorism obama is using the nsa to target political opponents how is snowden not a hero for. Commentary on edward snowden's disclosure is part of the reactions to global surveillance disclosures made by edward snowden in october 2013, 67 percent of canadians polled considered snowden a hero, as did 60 percent of uk respondents.
Explore joan cousins's board snowden - an american hero on pinterest | see more ideas about edward snowden, freedom and liberty. Why do some americans believe edward snowden is not a hero update cancel answer wiki 44 answers quora user, vote early to the point or are as involved with the issue as to have come up with a black and white conclusion as to whether edward snowden is a hero or not. Call on president obama to pardon edward snowden, whistleblower and human rights hero. It also helped to renew the debate over edward snowden is edward snowden a traitor or a hero the debate continues yahoo news january 17, 2014 is edward snowden a traitor or a hero the debate continues more. The outline topic: editorial paper thesis: edward snowden is no hero because he is a traitor and a coward whose irresponsible actions has put the security.