Category: Politics

Glenn Greenwald: On the NSA Revelations and What Defines “Good Journalism”

Reporter Glenn Greenwald took time yesterday to reflect on the whirlwind of events and news that have transpired since he first reported NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations for The Guardian newspaper. Speaking via Skype last night to a Chicago audience attending the Socialism 2013 conference, Greenwald recalled that writer David Halberstam once said his proudest moment

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Welcome to ‘Whole-Mart’: Rotten Apples in the Social Responsibility Industry

This essay was originally published in Dissent magazine (Winter 2006). Since it’s no longer easily available online, I’m reposting it here. It’s safe to say the issues raised in this investigative report about what it means to be a socially responsible business (or not) remain as timely as ever. You can also read below a follow-up debate on

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