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Edward Snowden was granted the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the “alternative Nobel Prize,” in the Swedish Parliament on Monday for leaking information about the National Security Agency’s surveillance program.
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has agreed to take the lead role in “The Snowden Files,” a film about the NSA whistle-blower directed by progressive filmmaker Oliver Stone, according to Variety.
“If I end up in chains in Guantanamo,” the NSA whistle-blower tells The Guardian’s Alan Rusbridger and Ewen MacAskill in a must-see interview, “I can live with that.”
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