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Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger on the Snowden Leaks

Alexander Reed Kelly
Associate Editor
In December 2010, Alex was arrested for civil disobedience outside the White House alongside Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, Pentagon whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg, healthcare activist Margaret Flowers and…
Alexander Reed Kelly

Three-and-a-half months after NSA leaker Edward Snowden brought the U.S. government’s massive spying operations to the public, “Democracy Now!” spends an hour Monday with Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of The Guardian, the British newspaper that first reported the leaked documents.

The Guardian continues to publish a series of exposés based on Snowden’s secret files, filling in some of the details on how the NSA has collected telephone and Internet records in bulk. Among other things, Rusbridger talks about how the paper has been targeted as a consequence of the debate its work has sparked.

Read a transcript of Rusbridger’s appearance here.

— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

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