Journalism

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

By Glenn Greenwald

By Glenn Greenwald, megastar of Citizenfour, the Academy Award-winning documentary on Edward Snowden

In may well 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to satisfy an nameless resource who claimed to have fantastic proof of pervasive govt spying and insisted on speaking purely via seriously encrypted channels. That resource became out to be the twenty-nine-year-old NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and his revelations concerning the agency's frequent, systemic overreach proved to be one of the most explosive and consequential information in contemporary background, triggering a fierce debate over nationwide protection and knowledge privacy.
Now Greenwald matches every little thing jointly, recounting his high-intensity eleven-day journey to Hong Kong, reading the wider implications of the surveillance unique in his reporting for The Guardian, and revealing clean info at the NSA's unparalleled abuse of energy with records from the Snowden archive. Fearless and incisive, No position to Hide has already sparked outrage worldwide and been hailed via voices around the political spectrum as an important contribution to our realizing of the U.S. surveillance state.

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No Easy Answers: The Truth Behind Death at Columbine High School

By Brooks Brown

Now with a brand new Afterword on what has occurred because the ebook used to be first published

On April 20, 1999, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, seniors at Columbine highschool in Littleton, Colorado, walked into their college and shot to loss of life twelve scholars and one instructor, and wounded many others. It used to be the worst unmarried act of homicide at a college in U.S. history.

Few humans knew Dylan Klebold or Eric Harris higher than Brooks Brown. Brown and Klebold have been most sensible pals in grade university, and years later, at Columbine, Brown was once aware about a few of Harris and Klebold's darkest fantasies and such a lot troubling revelations After the shootings, Brown used to be even accused through the police of getting been in at the massacre—simply simply because he were acquaintances with the killers.

Now, for the 1st time, Brown, with journalist Rob Merritt, will get to inform his complete model of the tale. He describes the indications that have been neglected or missed, and the facts that was once saved hidden from the general public after the murders. he is taking on those that say that rock track or games triggered Klebold and Harris to kill their classmates and explores what it could were that driven those younger males, from supposedly sturdy households, to harbor such violent and apocalyptic dreams.

surprising in addition to inspirational and insightful, No effortless Answers is an actual serious warning call for all of the psychologists, professionals, mom and dad, and legislations enforcement body of workers who've tried to appreciate the murders at Columbine highschool. because the identify indicates, the publication bargains no effortless solutions, yet as a substitute offers the unvarnished evidence approximately growing to be up as an alienated youngster in the United States today.

This variation incorporates a new afterword that describes what the 2 authors have skilled and realized approximately Columbine because the booklet of the e-book.

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Fletch's Fortune

Fletch’s Fortune

He hadn’t been a working towards journalist for years, even supposing humans remembered him and he nonetheless has a number of contacts. And he’s beautiful yes he hasn’t paid his dues to the yank Journalism Alliance every time lately. yet anyone has.

Fletch’s Fortune

Enjoying himself at the French Riviera, constructing a killer tan, and dozing with the neighbor’s spouse, Fletch is feeling lovely flush. but if brokers Eggers and Fabens appear with a bit additional information approximately Fletch than is cozy and a call for participation to the A.J.A. conference, how may possibly he refuse?

Fletch’s Fortune

So he unearths himself enlisted as a secret agent between his friends. yet prior to he also can manage his surveillance, there’s a homicide. And nearly everybody’s a suspect. simply because lots of people have been hired by way of Walter March, and so much of them had a cause to hate him.

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Dogging Steinbeck: How I went in search of John Steinbeck's America, found my own America, and exposed the truth about 'Travels With Charley'

By Bill Steigerwald

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Bill Steigerwald had a super plan for exhibiting how a lot the USA has replaced within the final part century -- or so he notion. He’d easily retrace the 10,000-mile direction John Steinbeck took round the united states in 1960 for his cherished bestseller Travels With Charley.

Then he’d evaluate the the US he observed with the rustic Steinbeck defined in his vintage highway ebook. but if the intrepid ex-newspaperman from Pittsburgh begun discovering Steinbeck’s journey he exposed a stunning literary scoop. Steinbeck’s iconic nonfiction ebook was once a fraud. Travels With Charley used to be not only jam-packed with fiction. It was once a misleading and cheating account of the nice novelist’s genuine highway journey. Steigerwald made his personal highway journey precisely 50 years after Steinbeck did. Chasing and fact-checking Steinbeck’s ghost for 11,276 miles and forty three days, assembly enormous quantities of standard american citizens, usually sound asleep behind his vehicle in Wal-Mart parking plenty, he drove from Maine to California to Texas.

Despite the good Recession and nationwide headlines dripping with gloom and doom, Steigerwald stumbled on an the United States alongside the Steinbeck street that was once mammoth, empty, wealthy, secure, fresh, filthy rich and pleasant. He didn’t simply reaffirm his religion in the US to resist the lengthy educate of abuse from Washington and Wall highway, even though. He additionally uncovered the half-century-old myths of Travels With Charley, ruffled the PhDs of the country’s most sensible Steinbeck students and compelled “Charley’s” writer to ultimately inform the reality. Steigerwald is a well-traveled journalist and veteran libertarian columnist.

With the spirit of a teenage motive force, a dogged pursuit of the evidence and a fresh viewpoint approximately the US proudly situated within the middle of Flyover state no longer ny, he spins the tale of his journey with Steinbeck’s ghost right into a provocative, news-making and interesting American highway e-book.

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No Place to Hide - Sotto controllo_ Edward Snowden e la sorveglianza di massa

By Glenn Greenwald

Libro inchiesta di Glenn Greenwald sul caso Snowden e l. a. sorveglianza elettronica di massa da parte del governo americano: No position to conceal, sotto controllo, un libro importante che ha vinto il premio Pulitzer 2014 e che sembra un romanzo di spionaggio con tutta l’intensità di un thriller.

Il libro prende le mosse dall’inchiesta di Greenwald, giornalista di punta del father or mother contattato da Snowden alla wonderful del 2012, e ripercorre tappe, polemiche e retroscena del Datagate, il caso scoppiato in seguito alla pubblicazione di informazioni riservate che hanno sconvolto los angeles politica americana.

Edward Snowden è il giovane informatico che dopo aver lavorato in keeping with l. a. CIA e l’NSA, l’onnipotente Agenzia according to los angeles Sicurezza Nazionale americana, an exceptional 2012 sceglie di denunciare il gigantesco programma di sorveglianza di massa che l’NSA ha messo in piedi, “obbligando le società telefoniche a fornire i tabulati di tutte le comunicazioni tra cittadini americani e con l’estero, acquisendo dati dai server dei giganti dell’informatica e di web, spiando chief politici o funzionari europei o aziende concorrenti di società americane, accedendo ai testi di miliardi di e mail, entrando in cellulari e laptop in tutto il mondo…”, un programma che annulla il concetto di privateness e che dà libero accesso a tutti i dati personali a livello internazionale.

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Selected Crônicas

By Clarice Lispector

"In 1967, Brazil's prime newspaper requested the avant-garde author Lispector to write down a weekly column on any subject she needed. for nearly seven years, Lispector confirmed Brazilian readers simply how significant and passionate her pursuits have been. This superbly translated number of chosen columns, or crônicas, is simply as instantly stimulating this day and ably reinforces her popularity as considered one of Brazil's maximum writers. certainly, those columns may still identify her as being one of the era's such a lot wonderful essayists. She is masterful, even equivalent to Montaigne, in her skill to spin the mundane occasions of existence into moments of readability that exhibit higher truths."—Publishers Weekly

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Commando

Chris Terrill is a guy looking for his restrict. he is fifty five years previous. he's not a soldier. he's being knowledgeable by way of the Royal Marines and he's going to Afghanistan. the one distinction is that rather than a gun, Chris should be preserving a digital camera and filming the total ordeal for an enormous television sequence. The Royal Marines Commando education base in Lympstone Devon has a recognized motto: "99.9% needn't apply." of these who begin education after a really difficult choice method, approximately 50% fail to make it during the so much grueling actual exams of any militia on the earth in the course of an eight-month education regime. The elite who do finally go out are generally 18 years previous and on the top of actual . yet Chris Terrill is the exception—this publication will inform of his heroic fight to turn into the oldest guy to win the coveted Royal Marines Commando eco-friendly Beret and input the list books. And after six months of hell, what subsequent? Chris will persist with the uncooked recruits on a travel to Southern Afghanistan. he'll inform the tale in ebook and movie of the fears and hopes of the kids as they're plunged into one of many planet's most deadly wars within the outlaw mountain terrain of Helmand Province. he'll inform of ferocious battles opposed to the Taliban, of firefights, of jaw-dropping heroism, British sang froid, humor, and tragedy as casualties are suffered—all from the original point of view of a civilian who has completed the final word accolade: to be authorized as an honorary Royal Marines Commando. Commando is an excellent account of contemporary battle at the entrance line.

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Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson

By Hunter S. Thompson

From the bestselling writer of The Rum Diary and king of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson, comes the definitive choice of the journalist’s best paintings from Rolling Stone. Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone showcases the roller-coaster of a occupation on the journal that used to be his literary home.

“Buy the price tag, take the ride,” was once a favourite slogan of Hunter S. Thompson, and it pretty well outlined either his paintings and his lifestyles. Jann S. Wenner, the outlaw journalist’s good friend and editor for almost thirty-five years, has assembled articles—and a wealth of by no means- before-seen correspondence and inner memos from Hunter’s storied tenure at Rolling Stone—that start with Thompson’s notorious run for sheriff of Aspen at the Freak social gathering price ticket in 1970 and finish along with his ultimate piece at the Bush-Kerry showdown of 2004. In among is Thompson’s notable insurance of the 1972 presidential crusade and lots of consciousness paid to Richard Nixon; encounters with Muhammad Ali, invoice Clinton, and the large Bowl; and a long excerpt from his stated masterpiece, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The definitive quantity of Hunter S. Thompson’s paintings released within the journal, Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone traces the evolution of a private courting that helped redefine glossy American journalism, offering Thompson via a brand new prism as he pursued his lifelong obsession: The existence and dying of the yank Dream.

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The Silent Revolution: How Digitalization Transforms Knowledge, Work, Journalism and Politics without Making Too Much Noise

By Mercedes Bunz

How is digitalization altering journalism and our public sphere? What position does the professional play now that wisdom could be downloaded? what's it to imagine and paintings in a global during which expertise has turn into our moment nature? due to the fact that Google has turn into crucial approach to assemble details, the function of information in our societies has essentially replaced. Exploring the function of electronic structures corresponding to Google, Twitter and fb, this attractive booklet maps out the data panorama of this present day, supplying an outline of an important debates and evaluating the discussions of the electronic period with those of our commercial previous. Calling for a extra energetic position of the human in the direction of expertise, it additionally serves as a philosophically educated advent to educational debates, and can provide an inspiring studying of the newly found French thinker Gilbert Simondon. enticing with the social forces that spread with digitalization, this ebook unearths a silent revolution.

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