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Greenwald and Reed | Secret Docs Reveal: President Trump Has Inherited an FBI with Vast Hidden Powers
The revealing, once-secret FBI documents The Intercept is today reporting on, and publishing, demonstrate why protecting press freedom is more critical than ever.
…the groups note, “documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act show that the FBI continuously invokes counterterrorism authorities to monitor groups it admits are peaceful and nonviolent.”
The NSA began in absolute secrecy and has remained that way most of it’s life. How does an institution like exist within the framework of an open society and is it a threat to the very values it claims to be protecting?
Ehling: Among Twin Cities peace activists, Marv Davidov was a long-time fixture. A proponent of nonviolent direct action, Davidov was heavily involved in the civil-rights movement and later actively opposed the Vietnam War through protests and pickets. Starting in the late 1960s, his anti-war activism focused on the Honeywell Corp. — then a Minneapolis-based armaments manufacturer.
Amy Goodman interviews the people who discovered Cointel-Pro, the FBI’s secret spying program that targeted antiwar activists and African Americans in the 1970s. Editor’s note: Two videos are included here, Parts 1 and 2 of the interview, so they are not the same information even though the top picture is the same. PART 1 PART […]
Anything goes: the new FBI guidelines From The Progressive Media Project By Michael Ratner and Margaret Ratner Kunstler, June 21, 2010 The FBI should not be given more power to spy on dissenters in America. In fact, it should not have that power at all. Once upon a time, the FBI could investigate a person or […]