All of COINTELPRO should be declassified. Bobby Rush’s legislation — now at high risk of getting lost in Congress — would do that.
Tag: J. Edgar Hoover
JOHN KIRIAKOU: The Same FBI
From the Michigan kidnapping plotters to the Portland occupiers to my own brush with a sting, not much has changed since J. Edgar Hoover.
MLK & Fred Hampton Versus J Edgar Hoover
James DiEugenio tracks the FBI boss and his renegade violence against any sign of a Black Messiah through two current films.
Curiouser and Curiouser: The Proud Boys’ Leader as a ‘Prolific’ Law Enforcement Confidential Source
Questions should be raised about what role the Proud Boy’s leader may have played in the Capitol uprising, given his past as an FBI confidential source, writes Coleen Rowley.
UPRISING: The Story of America Crashes Headlong Into the Reality of America
We are witnessing the head-on collision between the story America’s political, media and educational institutions tell Americans about what their country is, and the reality of what their country actually is, writes Caity Johnstone.
Ghost of J. Edgar Haunts Flynn Investigation
Former FBI special agent Coleen Rowley explains Bureau misdeeds in the Flynn case.
Remembering the FBI’s Vilification of Martin Luther King
In 2017, when the FBI hailed the civil rights leader for PR reasons in a tweet, Ben Norton issued a reminder about the agency’s ugly history.
Ray McGovern: Russia-gate Evidence, Please
Was former FBI Director James Comey pulling a Hoover on Trump to keep him in line? asks Ray McGovern.
Trump’s Timidity is Letting Comey Off the Hook
With just a few days left before Congress adjourns, House Republicans, like their President, have pretty much let the clock run out. There’s little chance now in “taking on the intelligence community,” says Ray McGovern.
The Osage Indian Murder Mystery
Exclusive: The European arrival in North America led to genocide against Native Americans along with various schemes to steal their land by both government and individual murderers, as James DiEugenio explains.