An attorney pursuing a lawsuit against alleged domestic United States military spying says during depositions in the case a civilian employee who worked for the Army admitted he was paid to attend activist meetings at private homes in the state of Washington. One fusion center intelligence employee, who coordinated with the military, also considered civil disobedience to be “terrorism.”
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday June 16, 2014 3:23 pm|
|By: EdwardTeller Saturday March 16, 2013 4:00 pm|
Ten years ago today, mere days before we began our $2 trillion criminal war of aggression against the Iraqi people, American college senior, Rachel Corrie, was murdered near Rafah, in the Gaza Strip.
I’ve never before written that the courageous young woman was murdered. However, having considered the testimony given during the civil trial against the Israel Defense Forces regarding her death, which concluded last August, her demise was indeed murder, to wit: an unlawful killing of a human being, with malice.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday August 3, 2012 2:32 pm|
Leah-Lynn Plante refused to share any other information besides her name at a federal grand jury in Seattle on August 2. Plante had been subpoenaed in July at the same time the FBI and Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) raided three homes in Portland. She was issued a new subpoena to appear at the grand jury again on August 30.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday July 27, 2012 1:04 pm|
The FBI appears to be targeting people on the basis of their beliefs. The fact that a special grand jury has been empaneled sends a signal that law enforcement has embarked on a fishing expedition. They are going after anarchists who are likely connected to the Occupy movement.
|By: Sandy Maze Tuesday December 13, 2011 12:10 pm|
Since Occupy Olympia’s first days of occupation, there have been dozens of tents, usually between 110 and 150. A recent survey conservatively estimated between 60 and 70 homeless residents are currently living at the encampment. One may alternately view the profound sight of this encampment in downtown Olympia as either a source of inspiration or a visible gaping wound exposing our society’s massive shortcomings.