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Barr, Grenell block 9/11 families access to evidence with broad, ‘unprecedented’ claims of secrecy

U.S. Attorney General William Barr and acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell broadly invoked the state secrets privilege this week to block 9/11 survivors and family members from obtaining crucial evidence to support...

Still Spying on Dissent

Throughout its history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has used its expansive powers to investigate, monitor, and surveil First Amendment-protected activity. As early as 1924, public concern about the FBI’s violation of First...

Secret Terrorism Watchlist Found Unconstitutional

In the dark, nearly two-decade long history of America’s war on terror certain initiatives stand out. The rendition and torture of suspected terrorists around the world. Drone warfare. Warrantless surveillance of private citizens. And...

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

“What are the defenders of free speech to do? The sad fact is that this fundamental freedom is on its heels across America. Politicians of both parties want to use the power of government...

Operation Mockingbird Legalized — FBI Can Now Impersonate the Media

FBI agents conducting undercover investigations have now been given the green light to impersonate journalists, the Justice Department determined last week — effectively legalizing the government’s most notorious propaganda program, Operation Mockingbird. Last Thursday, the...

Why Americans Don’t Understand Terrorism, At All

We live in an invisible empire, and so the mechanics of the empire are never openly discussed with the rabble. Americans don’t comprehend how power actually works across the planet that their country seeks...

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