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Ron Jacobs :
Betty Medsger’s ‘The Burglary’ is extraordinary tale of historic ‘B and E’

In 1971, eight anti-war activists broke into the FBI field office in Media, Pennsylvania, and removed confidential files about FBI surveillance against political organizations it considered anti-American. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | February 11, 2014 [The Burglary: … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
Betty Medsger’s ‘The Burglary’ is extraordinary tale of historic ‘B and E’

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Paul Krassner : My Brother’s Keeper

The mad scientist as a young man. (Not George Krassner but, hey, it could have been.) Image from Beveled. Rocket science: My brother’s keeper “At age 29, as head of the Astro-Electronics Division, I had the civilian rank equal to … finish reading Paul Krassner : My Brother’s Keeper

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FILM / Jonah Raskin : Eastwood’s Biopic of Kinky Hoover

Former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, the subject of Clint Eastwood’s new biopic, is shown here in a still from a 1936 documentary, You Can’t Get Away With It.Kinky Hoover:Clint Eastwood’s biopic of the FBI director Eastwood presents Hoover as … finish reading FILM / Jonah Raskin : Eastwood’s Biopic of Kinky Hoover

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Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part II

Mourning for activist, poet, and political prisoner Marilyn Buck, shown at three stages of her life.The blue afterwards:Mourning for Marilyn, Part II By Felix Shafer / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2011 Part two of three [On December 13, … finish reading Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part II

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Environmental Warrior : Remembering Judi Bari

Judi Bari celebrates March 3, 1995, outside the Oakland Federal Courthouse after winning a round in her civil rights lawsuit against the FBI and Oakland Police. Photo by Xiang Xing Zhou / San Francisco Daily Journal.Earth First! and the FBI:The … finish reading Environmental Warrior : Remembering Judi Bari

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U.S. Government : Six Decades of Spying on its Citizens

It’s a national tradition:Spying on Americans Part One: LBJ and Nixon By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / January 5, 2010 [This is the first installment of Sherman DeBrosse’s series about the U.S. government’s extensive and inglorious history of … finish reading U.S. Government : Six Decades of Spying on its Citizens

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Jonah Raskin : 40 Years Later: The Assassination of Fred Hampton

Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in 1969. Photo by Paul Sequeira.I will never forget…The assassination of Fred Hampton I protested in New York with hundreds of other people, all of us outraged… I was arrested and beaten on 51st Street … finish reading Jonah Raskin : 40 Years Later: The Assassination of Fred Hampton

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

Part VIWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution Paranoia strikes deep / into your life it will creepit starts when you’re always afraidstep out of line and they’ll comeand take you away… — … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Watergate and COINTELPRO

Part VWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution The FBI eventually acknowledged conducting 2,218 separate COINTELPRO actions from mid-1956 through mid-1974. By James Retherford / The Rag Blog / August 4, 2009 Quis … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Watergate and COINTELPRO

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? The Huston Plan

Part IVWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution The plan, submitted to Nixon on June 25, 1970, called for increasing the role of the CIA and Defense Intelligence Agency in domestic spying while … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? The Huston Plan

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? The Espionage Octopus

Part IIIWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution Using FBI and CIA intelligence reports, the federal government compiled a Rabble Rouser Index of activists. By 1973 the National Security Council compiled a ‘watch … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? The Espionage Octopus

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Attacks on ‘Negroism’ and CPUSA

Cartoon from The Progressive.Part IIWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution By James Retherford / The Rag Blog / June 30, 2009 The repression of dissident groups by shadowy government operatives is nothing … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Attacks on ‘Negroism’ and CPUSA

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