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Peaceful Protest Occupy Sacramento

FBI Uses Counter Terrorism Authority to Infiltrate and Surveil Peaceful Protests . . . Again

“For a decade, the FBI flagrantly abused its counter-terrorism authority to conduct a widespread surveillance and monitoring operation of School of Americas Watch (SOAW), a nonviolent activist organization founded by pacifists with the aim of closing the U.S. Army’s School of the Americas (now renamed) and ending the U.S. role in the militarization of Latin Read More

Australian Money Laundering

Coroner May Re-Open Investigation into Frank Nugan’s Death

Earlier this week, Michael Hand, the fugitive who co-founded the notorious CIA-linked Nugan Hand Bank, was found living in the United States. Hand vanished in 1980 amid growing inquiries by Australian authorities into the bank’s extensive connections to international drug trafficking. Despite running one of the world’s largest laundering operations for drug money, Hand has Read More

President Ronald Reagan, Bill O’Reilly

A Curious Disturbance in the Force of Right Wing Propaganda

The legacy of Ronald Reagan is a third rail of conservative politics. Thou shall not question the Gipper! Per The Guardian, “Reagan is not just a name but an adjective connoting virtue and conservative ideological purity.” Count us as surprised, therefore, to see one of the pillars of conservative propaganda–Bill O’Reilly–raising questions about Reagan’s mental Read More

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