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Ex-CIA Interrogator Trains ICE Agents in ‘Counterterrorism’ as They Terrorize Immigrants

June 24, 2018

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement pays a private security firm run by former top CIA interrogator Barry McManus to train ICE agents in intelligence and “counterterrorism.” TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with investigative journalist Ken Klippenstein.

US Gov’t Treats Dogs Better than Detained Immigrant Children

June 23, 2018

While the US Department of Homeland Security puts immigrant children in cages, Customs and Border Protection treats dogs to “plush double-sided sheepskin bedding” at a pet resort. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with investigative journalist Ken Klippenstein

Here’s What’s in the House’s New Spending Bill

December 18, 2015

The bill increases the deficit while giving multinational corporations a slew of new tax breaks

What Makes the American Security State Necessary?

June 12, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Will any amount of surveillance make Americans secure when US foreign policy is based on global hegemony?

Court Order Reveals Unprecedented Government Surveillance of Verizon Cell Phone Customers

June 6, 2013

Michael Ratner: Document revealing US spying on Verizon cell phone customers likely leaked by a whistleblower, which government is attempting to suppress through Bradley Manning trial