Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
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The Age of Outrage: Values-based Action and the positive power of public protest
Based on direct experience and extensive research including law enforcement reports, public opinion surveys, and ongoing scanning and anaylysis of news and Internet sources, this book reveals the six ...
The Big Secret That Makes the FBI's Anti-Encryption Campaign a Big Lie
McLaughlin discusses how hacking techniques and their increasing use are justified in a prevalent way by the American government.
The Case of Oscar Lopez Rivera
Examing the criminal case against and incarceration of Oscar Lopez Rivera, a Puerto Rican activist and organiser charged and convicted of seditious conspiracy in 1980.
Censored: The News That Didn't Make The News - And Why: The 1995 Project Censored Yearbook
Jensen, Carl, and Project Censored. Introduction by Michael Crichton. Cartoons by Tom Tomorrow.
Documenting how the U.S. mass media does a shabby job, deliberately or negligently withholding information of vital importance.
Cointelpro: The FBI's Secret War on Political Freedom
The first in-depth look at the covert and illegal FBI counterintelligence program - code-name COINTELPRO.
COINTELPRO: Connexipedia Article
A series of covert, and often illegal, projects conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) aimed at investigating and disrupting dissident political organizations within the ...
COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars Against Dissent in the United States
Churchill, Ward; Wall, Jim Vander
Once-secret COINTELPRO documents (the acronym for Counter Intelligence Programs) tell of the FBI's tactics to discredit any organization that they percieved to be a threat to the status quo. Operatio...
Connexions Digest: Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Connexions Digest: Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Democracy for the Few
How does the U.S. political system work and for what purpose? What are the major forces shaping political life and how do they operate? Who governs in the United States? Who gets what, when, how, and ...
Domestic Terrorism: Notes on the State System of Oppression
Starting with the curious events in Detroit 1971 associated with the Socialist Worker's party, Chomsky investigates FBI disruption programs, their consequences and meaning. He defines this systematic ...
Even the FBI Agrees: When Undercover Agents Pose as Journalists, It Hurts Real Journalists' Work
The FBI doesn't want the public to know more about how its agents pose as journalists during undercover investigations.The government acknowledged in a court filing that FBI agents who pretend to be j...
Eye in the Sky: Surveillance and the Art of Arnold Mesches
Round about the turn of this century Arnold Mesches, who is neither monk nor medievalist nor Christian, began illuminating manuscripts from the world that long since had killed God but appropriated or...
The FBI Can Bypass Encryption: Why Cyber Security is a Magic Act
FBI Continues To Foil Its Own Devised Terrorist Plots
Serial Publication (Periodical)
It seems there's a new pattern showing itself every time I read a news report in which the FBI proudly announces it foiled a terrorist plot. That pattern goes something like this: hear that a huge exp...
FBI director wants access to encrypt Apple, Google users' data, demands law 'fix'
The FBI director has slammed Apple and Google for offering their customers encryption technology that protects users’ privacy. "Deeply concerned" James Comey wants to push on Congress to "fix" laws to...
The FBI Director's Evidence Against Encryption Is Pathetic
Froomkin, Dan; Vargas-Cooper, Natasha
FBI Director James Comey gave a speech Thursday about how cell-phone encryption could lead law enforcement to a “very dark place” where it “misses out” on crucial evidence to nail criminals. To make h...
FBI harassing fossil fuel activists in the Pacific northwest
Ross, Alexander Reid
A grassroots movement of eco-activists is achieving unprecedented success in challenging fossil fuel developments in the Cascadia region of the US's Pacific northwest, writes Alexander Reid Ross. And ...
FBI Ignored Deadly Threat to Occupiers: US Intelligence Machine Instead Plotted with Bankers to Attack Protest Movement
Dcuments show that the FBI and other intelligence and law enforcement agencies began a campaign of monitoring, spying and disrupting the Occupy Movement at least two months before the first occupation...
The FBI: Silent Terror of the Fourth Reich
Whitehead, John W.
Lately, there's been a lot of rhetoric comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. The concern is that a Nazi-type regime may be rising in America. That process, however, began a long time ago.
The FBI Wants Teachers To Go Stasi On American Kids
While Apple and the federal government duke it out over the encrypted phone of a dead terrorist, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is keeping things old school by advocating that educators sta...
The FBI's secret biometrics database they don't want you to see
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wants to prevent information about its creepy biometric database, which contains fingerprint, face, iris, and voice scans of millions of Americans, from getti...
The FBI's Secret Rules: President Trump has inherited a vast domestic intelligence agency with extraordinary secret powers.
Currier, Cora; McLaughlin, Jenna; Aaronson, Trevor; Speri, Alice
A collection of articles exploring the contents and implications of a cache of internal FBI manuals, offering a rare window into the FBI’s quiet expansion since 9/11.
Freedom Summer, 1964: An Overview
Oppenheimer provides a historical overview of the events leading up to and surrounding the 1964 Freedom Summer, when organizers worked to register Black voters in segregationist Deep South in the Unit...
Heavy Radicals: The FBI's Secret War on America's Maoists: The Revolutionary Union / Revolutionary Communist Party 1968-1980
A history of the Revolutionary Union/Revolutionary Communist Party -- the largest Maoist organization to arise in the US -- from its origins in the explosive year of 1968, its expansion into a nationa...
How Corporations and Law Enforcement Are Spying on Environmentalists
In August 2010, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Domestic Terrorism Analysis Unit distributed an intelligence bulletin to all field offices warning that environmental extremism would likely becom...
Legal Lessons From the Green Scare: When the Constitution is No Obstacle to the FBI
Rosenfeld, Ben; Regan, Lauren
Green Scare prosecutors and their coordinators in Washington are willing to destroy individual lives to score political points, and to trample their own rules in the process.
Lessons from COINTELPRO
We can best honor those who have been murdered by our government and their agents, not by mourning but by organizing, by building movements that put into practice solidarity across borders that are in...
Liberal Totalitarianism and the Trump Diversion
Baraka warns against enthusiastic embrace of the FBI as a "neutral political force populated by people of unreproachable character" in light of their well documented history of politically motivated ...
A Movement's Loss: Against The Current vol. 121
Puerto Rico is neither a state of the union, nor an independent nation-state. Its residents are U.S. citizens, go to war, have one representative in Congress who cannot vote or even present a motion, ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 30, 2014: Refugees
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Topic of the week is Refugees. Featured articles look at migration, counter-surveillance resources, farmers in Ghana fighting to retain the freedom to save their own seeds, and rebuilding communities ...
Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice
Essays looking at American political ideology.
A People's History of the United States: 1492 - Present
Zinn's history includes those most ignored by typical American textbook history, including Indians, blacks, women and workers.
The Police State is Real: It Has Happened Here
Roberts, Paul Craig
The Bush regime’s response to 9/11 and the Obama regime’s validation of this response have destroyed accountable democratic government in the United States. So much unaccountable power has been concen...
The Rise and Fall of the Black Panther Party: A Revolutionary Marxist Analysis
A talk recounting the beginnings and tragic end of the Black Panther Power, a radical black power movement and political organization.
The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage
One of the best books on the Sixties in the U.S., bringing to life the political and cultural currents, including especially the music, which raged during that decade, and setting them in historical c...
SNCC: The New Abolitionists
An account of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
Sources HotLink - June 30, 2016
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Articles about the FBI and the information it gathers, Donald Trump and the media, and the role of pharmaceutical companies in suppressing information.
Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, and Reagan's Rise to Power
A study of the role of the FBI in the postwar Red Scare, focusing especially on Ronald Reagan's long and creepy relationship with the FBI. It is also a fascinating account of the origins and developme...
Thousands imprisoned, some executed, based on false FBI lab reports
A major inquiry conducted by the US Justice Department (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has found hundreds instances in which FBI forensic units charged with gathering data on cases invol...
A Travesty of Justice: Why Peltier Remains in Prison: Against The Current vol. 85
“It's 1999. Why is Leonard Peltier still in prison?” These words were on the huge banner behind the speakers' table for last summer's gathering of forces at Haskell Indian Nations College & Institute...
Trial of Leonard Peletier
An examination of Peletier's role in the American Indian Movement, his struggle to protect the rights and land of his people and the history and role of the FBI. Messerschmidt traces the evolution of ...
Uncovering the Sixties: Life and Times of the Undergound Press
A book about the Sixties and how they were recorded by radical participants. It traces how movements and communities convinced that their news did not fit into the agenda of mainstream media covered t...
The story of Canadian 'underground' newspapers of the 1960s.
Where's the Evidence?: The CIA-FBI-NSA report on the hacking of the 2016 election is pure baloney
We are told from the outset that the actual evidence that the Russians hacked the DNC and John Podesta's emails as part of a wide-ranging campaign to put Donald Trump in the White House cannot be reve...
Why Does the FBI Have to Manufacture its Own Plots if Terrorism and ISIS Are Such Grave Threats?
Article talks about FBI's terrorism strategies and their manipulation of information.
Witness to Betrayal: Scott Crow on the Exploits and Misadventures of FBI Informant Brandon Darby
Scott Crow tells the story of his friendship with Brandon Darby, an anarchist militant and FBI informer.
Oversight Report on FBI's Use of Patriot Act Highlights Need for Intelligence Reform at Crucial Moment
We've all heard about the NSA mass surveillance scandal permitted by the Patriot Act but this is not the first time the NSA and other fedral agencies have violated our rights.
10 years in prison for circulating information in public interest
Jeremy Hammond, a 28-year-old WikiLeaks informant and cyber-activist linked to Anonymous, has become the fourth whistleblower to receive a long jail sentence this year in the United States.
Why you shouldn't trust Geek Squad ever again
The government reportedly pays Geek Squad technicians to dig through your PC
The Orange County Weekly reports that the company's repair technicians routinely search devices brought in for repair for files that could earn them $500 reward as FBI informants. That, ladies and gen...