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Has Mueller Caught the Hackers?

July 13, 2018

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 12 officials with the GRU, Russia’s main foreign intelligence agency, for allegedly meddling in the 2016 election, including hacking Democratic Party emails. Case closed? Author and investigative journalist Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News joins TRNN’s Aaron Mate to discuss

Federal Government Abdicates Responsibility for Investigating Massive Equifax Data Theft

February 12, 2018

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau had initiated an investigation into the data of theft of data of 143 million US citizens, but now the CFPB abandoned the investigation under Trump’s budget director Mulvaney. Bill Black explains the consequences

Did the Russians ‘Meddle’ Just for Clicks?

October 4, 2017

After an uneventful Senate intelligence update, Max Blumenthal unpacks the latest on Russiagate and raises the possibility that alleged Russian attempts to sow social media ‘chaos’ were just troll-farm clickbait

Economy

September 20, 2017
Several government agencies and at least 34 state attorneys general have opened investigations into the Equifax data-breach scandal–which is ‘the gift that keeps on giving,’ says white-collar criminologist Bill Black

Africa

August 10, 2017
While Kenya largely remains calm, sporadic violence has broken out as the country awaits official election results

The Real News on the Middle East

August 2, 2017
Hacked emails from the United Arab Emirates ambassador to the US show the Gulf monarchy has strong ties, including financial, to influential and politically connected Washington think-tanks, says The Intercept’s Zaid Jilani

Do Trump Jr.’s Russia Emails Live Up to the Hype?

July 11, 2017

Journalist Marcy Wheeler says Donald Trump Jr.’s newly released emails are a big development, but we should be careful to distinguish normal opposition research from collusion

Glen Ford Report

March 22, 2017
Glen Ford says that even if the US does prove that Russia interfered in the 2016 elections, the actions don’t match the scale of America’s interference in elections across the world

Major Corporations Employ Former U.S. Intelligence Agents As Spies

November 26, 2013

‘Spooky Business’: New report details spying and infiltration carried out by corporations against nonprofits and activists

US Government Campaign Against Whistleblowers and Electronic Robin Hoods

November 19, 2012

Michael Ratner: Alleged hacktivist accused of leaking Stratfor files awaits trial; Manning lawyers say charges should be dropped as he was tortured