The Same FBI

By John Kiriakou, Consortium News. -

Many Americans were shocked last year when the FBI released a statement saying that a group of 13 Michigan men had plotted to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer from her vacation home.  The group, [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Why The Israeli Spy Export Pegasus Is A Danger To Freedom

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

In recent days, Pegasus, the name of Israeli spyware implicated in everything from the murder of journalists to the surveillance of world leaders, has been splashed across headlines around the [...]

Unanswered Questions Fuel Protests Against Police In Minnesota

By Sam Richards, Unicorn Riot. -

Minneapolis, MN – Since Winston Smith was killed nearly two weeks ago in a secretive federal raid, no video evidence or any names of officers involved have been released. Minneapolis has seen [...]

Art Against Drones

By Kathy Kelly, Toward Freedom -

At the High Line, a popular tourist attraction in New York City, visitors to the West side of Lower Manhattan ascend above street level to what was once an elevated freight train line and is now [...]

Aerial Surveillance In Twin Cities Frustrates, Alarms Residents

By Sam Richards, Unicorn Riot. -

When protests broke out several weeks ago in a Minneapolis, Minnesota suburb over the police killing of Daunte Wright, tensions were already high thanks to the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police [...]

Content Control

By Nicole Froio, Dissent. -

Historically, the state and religion have been the institutions that control what people can and cannot say, punishing people for their thoughts, for their actions, and for their words. Silicon [...]

Privacy, Immigrant Rights Groups Slam Biden’s ‘Smart Wall’

By Chris Mills Rodrigo, The Hill. -

A coalition of privacy and immigrant rights groups are pushing back on the Biden administration’s proposal to deploy a “smart” wall on the southern border. In a statement released Thursday, [...]

Demand The FBI Stop Lying And Stop Spying On Black Protesters

Once again, Black activists and organizers are demanding our society transform itself and land on the right side of history. However, the state has chosen to greet this opportunity with increased [...]

Surveillance, Stress, And No Bathrooms

By Jake Alimahomed-Wilson, Labor Notes. -

The Amazonification of logistics has created a new group of highly exploited workers: delivery drivers. Amazon itself increasingly relies on an expanding network of subcontracted drivers and [...]

Amazon Is Using AI-Equipped Cameras In Delivery Vans

By Annie Palmer, CNBC. -

Amazon drivers at some U.S. facilities will soon have an extra set of eyes watching them when they hit the road to make their daily deliveries. The company recently began testing AI-equipped [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The FBI’s Crusade Against MLK Was Darker Than You Think

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

“You are done. There is only one way out for you. You better take it before your filthy, abnormal fraudulent self is bared to the nation.” That’s the shocking ending to the infamous letter Civil [...]

Capitol Riot Exploited To Expand The National Security State

The US national security state failed to prevent the pro-Trump mob attack on the Capitol. Yet instead of accountability, US intelligence officials are being emboldened via increased [...]

You Can’t Fight Fascism By Expanding The Police State

By Evan Greer, Fast Company. -

Democracy is in crisis. Donald Trump and his enablers have intentionally emboldened violent white supremacists for the explicit purpose of attempting to overturn an election. The storming of the [...]

Google Illegally Surveilled, Interrogated, And Fired Workers Who Tried To Organize

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Google repeatedly violated U.S. labor law when it spied on, probed, and terminated employees engaged in worker organizing in 2019, according to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations [...]

RCMP Must Respond To Spying Allegations

By Jeremy Hainsworth, Vancouver Courier. -

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) is taking the RCMP in front of a judge for its alleged failure to respond to allegations of spying on groups and organizations and First Nations [...]