Glenn Edward Greenwald (born March 6, 1967) is an American lawyer, journalist, columnist and author. As a columnist, Greenwald has written for The Guardian and Salon magazine.
Greenwald was named by Foreign Policy magazine as being one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2013.
He also was involved in reporting on Edward Snowden, and attended the IOW as a guest speaker, the latter of which heavily implied that he held Marxist–Leninist sympathies. He was also a homosexual, and despite being of American birth, lives in Brazil. He also frequently wrote hit pieces on America.