Juneteenth #BlueLeaks: Millions Of Police And FBI Documents Made Public

By Andy Greenberg, Wired. -

It's been the better part of a decade since the hacktivist group Anonymous rampaged across the internet, stealing and leaking millions of secret files from dozens of US organizations. Now, amid [...]

‘ANTIFA’ Twitter Account Actually Run By White Nationalist Group Identity Evropa

By Aaron Holmes, Business Insider. -

A Twitter account that claimed to represent a national antifa organization and that urged protesters to loot "white" neighborhoods was actually run by white nationalist group Identity Evropa, [...]

Chicago: Police Investigation Into Officer Covering Up Name Tag, Badge Number

By Jonathan Ballew, The Chicago Reporter. -

After one of the most volatile mass protests in the city’s recent memory sparked by the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, Chicago police are investigating at least one officer for [...]

Unmarked Security Forces In DC Spark Fear

By Katie Bo Williams, Defense One.   -

The presence of unmarked federal law enforcement officers, dressed in paramilitary uniforms and wearing no identifying insignia, quickly spread among protesters marching through Washington, [...]

Fighting Local Surveillance: A Toolkit

By ACLU Northern California. -

In 2019, San Francisco passed a landmark law banning government facial recognition and requiring public oversight for local decisions related to the acquisition and use of other surveillance [...]

The Big Lie: 102 Years Ago, Leaders Downplayed The Devastation Of The Spanish Flu

By Mark Washburn, The Charlotte Observer. -

For 102 years, that lie has gone unchallenged. But now, spurred by curiosity amid a new pandemic, an examination of archived Mecklenburg County death certificates by The Charlotte Observer and [...]

Pentagon Asks To Keep Future Spending Secret

By Steven Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists. -

The Department of Defense is quietly asking Congress to rescind the requirement to produce an unclassified version of the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) database. Preparation of the [...]

Court Upholds Landmark Berkeley Cell Phone Radiation Right To Know Ordinance

By, Staff, Environmental Health Trust -

A landmark 9th U.S. Circuit Court panel has upheld the City of Berkeley’s cell phone right to know ordinance.  That ordinance requires retailers to inform consumers that cell phones emit [...]

GM Crops, Pesticides, Corporate Duplicity

By Colin Todhunter, Global Research. -

Tireless campaigner and environmentalist Dr Rosemary Mason has just written an open letter to Werner Baumann, the chief executive of Bayer CropScience. It is in direct response to Bayer [...]

A Battle For Transparency: Putting Names And Numbers To The US Drone War

By Jack Serle, Thebureauinvestigates.com -

The phenomenal assassination tool that is the attack drone was born of frustration – the inability of the US to kill Osama bin Laden. The CIA and its Afghan militia allies were pretty sure they [...]

U.S. Media Suffered Most Humiliating Debacle In Ages

By Glenn Greenwald, theintercept.com -

Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation orgy was kicked off by CNN, with MSNBC and CBS close behind, with countless pundits, [...]

Supreme Court Rules Against Private Prisons

By Staff, www.ccrjustice.org -

By Staff of CCRJustice - October 10, 2017, New York, NY – Today, the Supreme Court denied a petition by private prison corporations seeking to block the release of government documents about [...]

Chelsea Manning Defends Her Conduct

By Staff for Associated Press. Manning's second public appearance since being released from a military prison in May. "I believe I did the best I could in my circumstances to make an ethical [...]

Former CIA Intelligence Analyst Says Whistleblowers Are Vital To A Transparent Democracy

By Mark Karlin, www.truth-out.org -

By Mark Karlin for Truthout - Melvin A. Goodman: I spent 24 years at the CIA as a Soviet analyst in the directorate of intelligence. I was not drawn to the agency by idealism, but by a [...]

Transparency Needed, But Fought, Over NYPD Spying

By Josmar Trujillo, www.fair.org -

By Josmar Trujillo for FAIR - Last week, the New York City Council held hearings on proposed legislation calling on the New York Police Department to be more transparent with how they surveil and [...]

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