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Trump Ally Rep. Chris Collins Arrested for Insider Trading – Is the Swamp Drained Now?

August 9, 2018

White collar criminologist Bill Black analyzes the significance of Rep. Chris Collins arrest for insider trading along with his son and son’s fiance’s father on 13 counts of wire fraud, securities fraud, and making false statements to the FBI. Collins was first Congressman to endorse Trump and is one of his closest confidants

Greek Corruption Scandal Ensnares Former Prime Ministers and Ministers

April 9, 2018
A bribery and money laundering scandal involving pharmaceutical companies that could cost Greece up to $23 billion has caught up with politicians from Greece’s conservative and social democratic parties. Syriza’s Ioannis Bournous explains what is known so far

Black Baltimore Responds to Marvel’s Black Panther

March 30, 2018

Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks to Baltimore residents about the controversy within the black community about the Black Panther film

A New Witch Hunt? FBI Calls Chinese Students a Threat

February 25, 2018

Calling China “a whole-of-society threat,” FBI Director Christopher Wray recently claimed that Chinese students in the US may be conducting espionage. Law professor, author, and Committee of 100 chair Frank H. Wu, says the FBI is reviving a racist legacy

FBI Says It Has No Records on Violent Neo-Nazi Group, While Surveilling Antifascists and Black Activists

February 13, 2018

The FBI says it has no records on Identity Evropa, one of the most notorious neo-Nazi hate groups in the U.S. At the same time, the FBI is actively “investigating” antifascists and surveilling Black activists, Ben Norton reports.

Max Blumenthal and Ex-FBI Agent Coleen Rowley on the Nunes Memo

February 2, 2018

The just-released Nunes memo alleges surveillance abuses by the FBI and Justice Department in their handling of the Trump-Russia probe. Former FBI Special Agent Coleen Rowley and award-winning journalist Max Blumenthal weigh in

Set Up By FBI Informant, NODAPL Activist Pleads Guilty

January 20, 2018

After federal government has stonewalled defense attorneys in releasing evidence, Red Fawn Fallis came to a plea agreement with prosecutors

Whistleblowers: Congress Has Entrenched the Surveillance State

January 18, 2018

Two former whistleblowers — Thomas Drake of the NSA and Colleen Rowley of the FBI — say the new bi-partisan FISA spying law opens the way to widespread privacy violations and government abuses

Feds Secretly Monitoring the Black Lives Matter Movement

December 2, 2017

The FBI and DHS justify the surveillance by claiming Black Lives Matter activists are “black supremacist extremists” prone to violence. But it’s really just an attempt to criminalize black protestors and silence the movement, says Stephanie Llanes of the Center for Constitutional Rights

FBI Report Targets Black Activists

October 10, 2017

The FBI terrorism unit’s report warning that ‘black identity extremists’ are a violent threat is only the latest in a long tradition of targeting black activists, says the Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford