Report Unmasks FBI Intervention In 2016 Elections

By Patrick Martin, Wsws.org -

The report issued Monday by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz on the FBI investigation into the 2016 Trump election campaign documents the extraordinary political role played [...]

RIP Fred Hampton: A Black Visionary Assassinated By The FBI

By Jefferson Morley, Counterpunch.org -

Fifty years ago this week, a squad of Chicago police officers killed Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark in a pre-dawn raid on the apartment where they were sleeping. In the decades [...]

New Report On FBI Spying Shows Need For Congressional Investigation

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The first attempt to check the FBI political surveillance was in 1924. Harlan Fiske Stone read a report by the ACLU about the FBI doing political spying. He was so concerned by it, he made J [...]

Stopping The FBI From Spying On Social Movements

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has a long history of monitoring, infiltrating and entrapping activists and social movements engaged in First Amendment activity. A new report by Rights [...]

FBI Investigating Approval Of Pennsylvania Pipeline

By Marc Levy, Apnews.com -

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to [...]

Report: FBI Spying On Social Movements

By Staff, Rights and Dissent. -

The report exposes FBI political surveillance as systemic and part of a wider pattern of abuse, and documents how the FBI frequently cites its counterterrorism authorities when spying on [...]

Appeals Court Tells FBI To Destroy Memo On Anti-War Website

By Staff, Apnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI must destroy 15-year-old records of its investigation into the two co-founders of a San Francisco online anti-war website and the site’s activities, a federal appeals [...]

Document Reveals The FBI Is Tracking Border Protest Groups As Extremist Organizations

By Jana Winter and Hunter Walker, Yahoo.com -

The FBI has gathered intelligence from people with “direct access” to the organizations and is monitoring their social media, according to the document,  called an “external intelligence note,” [...]

FBI’s Document: IRON FIST Focuses On ‘Black Identity Extremist’ Movement

By Ken Klippenstein, Tyt.com -

Under President Trump, the FBI’s official counterterrorism priorities have included “Black Identity Extremists,” “anti-authority” extremists, and “animal rights/environmental extremists,” [...]

Emails Show FBI And Police Are Monitoring Oregon Anti-Pipeline Activists

By Jordan Davidson, EcoWatch -

The FBI and several other law enforcement agencies have been keeping tabs on pipeline opponents in southwest Oregon, according to documents obtained by the Guardian. Opponents of the natural [...]

Expanding The Powers Of The FBI Is Not The Solution To White Supremacist Violence

By Chip Gibbons, Inthesetimes.com -

On August 3, a white supremacist attacked a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killing at least 22 and wounding dozens more. Espousing racist conspiracy theories about a “Hispanic invasion,” the killer’s [...]

Media Justice Sues FBI Over Surveillance Of Black Activists

By Nusrat Choudhury and Malkia Cyril, Aclu.org -

At a time when violence by white supremacists is on the rise, the FBI appears to be targeting Black people in a secret intelligence program concerning so-called “Black Identity Extremists”— an [...]

U.S. Peace Delegation To Iran Welcomed By Foreign Minister, Met By FBI Agents On Return

By Sharmini Peries, Therealnews.com -

It is International Women’s Day here at The Real News Network. It’s marking the 90th anniversary of the first National Women’s Day in the U.S. that took place in New York City in 1909. [...]

The FBI Came Close To Staging A Coup

By John Kiriakou, Consortiumnews.com -

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, in an explosive interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” said that in early 2017,  in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director [...]

Lessons From FBI’s Secret War On Activism

By Michael Steven Smith, The Indypendent. -

The Federal Bureau of Investigation tried to destroy left organizations and the black freedom movement during the last major upsurge in radical politics in this country, in the 1960s. It looks [...]