Tag Archives: COINTELPRO
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.
Angleton is one of America’s archetypal spies. He was the model for Harlot in Harlot’s Ghost, Norman Mailer’s epic of the CIA, a brooding Cold War spirit hovering over a story of corrupted idealism.
…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.”
In this [amazing] episode of Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges sits down with two black revolutionaries and former political prisoners, former Black Panther Eddie Conway and former BLA member Ojore Lutalo, to discuss the mechanisms of state control and the various forms of organized black resistance during the civil rights movement and today.
Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTFs), of which there are currently 104 located in cities and towns across the United States, were created in the 1980s and greatly expanded in the aftermath of 9/11. They were set up to coordinate between diverse federal agencies and local law enforcement, and often work in tandem with “Fusion Centers” […]
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.
With the release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s report on the CIA’s use of torture, it becomes clear that in the aftermath of the loathsome terrorist attacks of 9/11, the United States entered into a new and barbarous stage in its history, one in which acts of violence and moral depravity were not […]
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 […]
Kent State: Was It about Civil Rights or Murdering Student Protesters? When Ohio National Guardsmen fired sixty-seven gun shots in thirteen seconds at Kent State University (KSU) on May 4, 1970, they murdered four unarmed, protesting college students and wounded nine others. Censored Notebook, Featured Articles Sep 11, 2012 This article is from our forthcoming book Censored […]
Targeting Dissent Thursday 15 September 2011 by: Nancy Murray and Kade Crockford, Truthout and ACLU Massachusetts | Special Feature Protester at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota, September 1, 2008. (Photo: hanskuder) Ten Years Later: Surveillance in the “Homeland” is a collaborative project with Truthout and ACLU Massachusetts. How little – yet how much – […]
Take action Shine a light on the FBI A new campaign by the Bill of Rights Defense Committee BORDC.org Over the past decade, the FBI has abused its investigative powers, failed to respect its own guidelines, and avoided accountability by keeping its actions secret and actively misleading courts, Congress, and the American people. Stop the […]