Is FBI Setting Stage For Increased Surveillance Of Black Activists?

By Thaddeus Talbot, Hugh Handeyside, and Malkia Cyril, -

By Thaddeus Talbot, Hugh Handeyside, and Malkia Cyril for ACLU and Center for Media Justice - A recently leaked FBI “Intelligence Assessment” contains troubling signs that the FBI is scrutinizing [...]

Exposed: Brutal FBI Tactics To Recruit Informants

By Trevor Aaronson, -

By Trevor Aaronson for The Intercept. Florida - A bailiff pushed Jabar Ali Refaie’s wheelchair into a federal courtroom in Tampa, Florida, on September 20. Dressed in an orange jumpsuit and [...]

The FBI Targets Black “Ideology”

By Glen Ford, -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - The FBI has apparently chosen a new heading under which to lump Black Americans targeted for political persecution: “Black Identity Extremists.” There’s a [...]

US Government Declares ‘Black Identity Extremists’ A Threat

By Sam Levin, -

By Sam Levin for The Guardian - The US government has declared “black identity extremists” a violent threat, according to a leaked report from the FBI’s counter-terrorism division. The [...]

James Comey’s Rough Reception At Howard University

By David A. Graham, -

By David A. Graham for The Atlantic - The former FBI director has been at the center of controversy for months, but protestors at the historically black university on Friday focused on his [...]

White House Warned About White Supremacist Violence 3 Months Ago

By Patrick Martin, -

By Patrick Martin for World Socialist Web Site. The rampage through Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend by hundreds of neo-Nazis did not come as a surprise to the Trump White House. On the [...]

Judge Intervenes After FBI Stonewalls Documentary Film Maker

By Britain Eakin, -

By Britain Eakin for Mint Press News - WASHINGTON – A federal judge hastened completion of a documentary decades in the making about the FBI’s role in the Vietnam anti-war movement Thursday by [...]

FBI Arrests NSA Contractor Who Leaked Top Secret “Russian Hacking” Document To The Intercept

By Tyler Durden, -

By Tyler Durden for Zero Hedge - Earlier this afternoon, the Intercept reported that according to a "top secret NSA document", Russian Military Intelligence "executed a cyberattack on at least [...]

FBI Used Patriot Act To Obtain ‘Large Collections’ Of Americans’ Data, DoJ Finds

By Spencer Ackerman, -

By Spencer Ackerman for The Guardian - As lawmakers and security agencies braced for a potential loss of the heart of the Patriot Act, a long-delayed Justice Department report showed that the FBI [...]

The Only Reason Julian Assange Is Not ‘Apprehended Yet’

By Jon Queally, -

By Jon Queally for Truth Dig - In his remarks Wednesday, Comey argued that WikiLeaks—“an important focus of [the FBI’s] attention”—does not practice journalism like other “responsible” outlets, [...]

FBI Has Already Gathered Millions Of ‘Faceprints’ for Facial Recognition

By Derrick Broze, -

By Derrick Broze for Activist Post. A House Committee questioned Kimberly Del Greco, Deputy Assistant Director at the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division, about why the bureau [...]

FBI And NSA Chiefs Forced To Fact-Check Boss As Trump Live-Tweets Hearing

By Jon Queally, -

By Jon Queally for Common Dreams - 'Either the White House is spreading falsehoods about this hearing on its Twitter account or the FBI director just perjured himself on TV,' remarks one [...]

Trump Cites Fake FBI Terror Plots To Justify Muslim Ban

By Chip Gibbons, -

by Chip Gibbons for BORDC - On Monday March 6, 2017, the Trump Administration announced its second attempt at a Muslim Ban. While it is impossible to justify a ban that is fundamentally rooted in [...]

Revealed: FBI Terrorism Taskforce Investigating Standing Rock Activists

By Sam Levin, -

By Sam Levin for The Guardian - The FBI is investigating political activists campaigning against the Dakota Access pipeline, diverting agents charged with preventing terrorist attacks to instead [...]

Newsletter: The Immense Power We Must Confront

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Fifty-six years ago on January 17, 1961 President Eisenhower warned "In the councils of government, we must guard against the [...]