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Edward Snowden: a right to privacy is the same as freedom of speech - video interview — In an exclusive interview from Moscow, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says people saying they don't care about rights to privacy because they 'have nothing to hide' are no different than people saying 'I don't care about freedom of speech because I have nothing to say'.

Edward Snowden: NSA reform in the US is only the beginning — Edward Snowden has hailed landmark shifts in Congress and the US courts on NSA surveillance but cautioned that much more needs to be done to restore the balance in favour of privacy.

Snowden: 'When you monitor everyone, you understand nothing' - video interview — NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, in an exclusive interview for the Guardian from Moscow, argues that mass surveillance programmes don't help to mitigate terrorist threats around the world, and when governments monitor society with such wide technological nets, it becomes harder to interpret the information meaningfully and understand what it is

Edward Snowden: my work is not finished - video interview — NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks exclusively to the Guardian about why he's working harder now than ever before; how good it feels to be a 'small part of something important'; and why he believes there is still so much more he wants to accomplish.

Dear Bill Gates: 'Will you lead the fight against climate change?' — In 2009, nearly half of the world's new polio cases were in India. The disease which can cause paralysis and death is highly infectious, but by January last year, thanks to a concerted vaccination programme, the country had gone three years without a single case of the virus. It was officially "polio-free".

The Guardian Media Group's decision to divest is in thanks to our readers — The Guardian Media Group (GMG) has begun a process of divesting its more than £800m investment portfolio from fossil fuels. It is the largest fund globally to make such a commitment. You might think that when the Guardian started our climate change campaign last month I, as editor-in-chief, could get on the phone to our investment managers and order this to happen.

'Why we are divesting from fossil fuels', Guardian Media Group chair Neil Berkett - video — GMG chair Neil Berkett announces that the company that owns the Guardian will divest its investment fund of over £800m from fossil fuels. The move follows the Guardian's Keep it in the ground campaign to press large investors to sell their shares in oil, coal and gas companies

The argument for divesting from fossil fuels is becoming an overwhelming one

Join the Guardian's climate change campaign

For 20 years I fought the law. Today the law won — Well, I nearly made it. More than 20 years of editing, with all kinds of people wanting to sue me and do me for sedition and treason ... and I almost got away with it. And then, with the finishing line in sight, I finally got my collar felt.
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May 24, 2015

Axa to divest from high-risk coal funds due to threat of climate change

May 23, 2015

An extraordinary escape: survivors of migrant boat disaster tell their stories

May 23, 2015

Snowden's legacy: NSA bulk phone records collection to end despite USA Freedom Act failure

May 23, 2015

Colombian takes BP to court in UK over alleged complicity in kidnap and torture

May 23, 2015

University of Hawaii System votes to divest from fossil fuels. 30 universities have now divested

May 23, 2015

Shell boss endorses warnings about fossil fuels and climate change

May 23, 2015

California accepts historic offer by farmers to cut water usage by 25%

May 23, 2015

USA Freedom Act fails as senators reject bill to scrap NSA bulk collection

May 22, 2015

RT @Freedland: Labour has to get over its Tony Blair problem. My column

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