Whistleblower appeals to Brazil for asylum as NSA's terrible week grinds on.
Stephen C. Webster
<span class="floatleft"><img src="http://www.progressive.org/images/staff/stephenwebstermugshot.gif" width="70" ></span>Stephen C. Webster is The Progressive's web editor and director of our online operations. He previously spent five years as senior editor for The Raw Story, helping to grow the publication from 50,000 monthly readers to a 5 million reader powerhouse. His work has been cited in publications like The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Think Progress, Wired and Time, among others. Before making it in the national press, Webster put in four years with The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, then moved on to The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly and Austin Monthly. He joined The Progressive in 2013. Follow him on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/stephencwebster">@StephenCWebster.</a><br>
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