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Glenn Greenwald: Trump will have vast powers. He can thank Democrats for them.

Trump will command not only a massive nuclear arsenal and the most robust military in history, but also the ability to wage numerous wars in secret and without congressional authorization; a ubiquitous system of electronic surveillance that can reach most forms of human communication and activity; and countless methods for shielding himself from judicial accountability, congressional oversight and the rule of law — exactly what the Constitution was created to prevent. Obama not only…

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On Wednesday, hours after Donald Trump won the presidency, Senator Bernie Sanders issued this statement on Trump’s election: "Donald Trump tapped into the anger of a declining middle class that is sick and tired of establishment economics, establishment politics and the establishment media. People are tired of working longer hours for lower wages, of seeing decent paying jobs go to China and other low-wage countries, of billionaires not paying any federal income taxes and of not being able…

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Why Privacy Matters - this needs to go viral!! Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see -- and write about -- the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States' extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you’re “not doing anything you need to hide." - TED Global 2014 - Oct 2014

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Glenn Greenwald: Bernie Sanders Would Have Been a Stronger Candidate Against Donald Trump

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Glenn Greenwald on Who’s to Blame for Trump’s Election

from The Intercept

Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit

2016-11-09 Will these two cataclysmic events be the peak of the West’s implosion, or just the beginning? It all depends on whether we learn their lessons.

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