In this November 12, 2011 photograph, a row of riot police with batons and "less lethal" weapons evict Occupy Denver from Lincoln Park. (Flickr / Daniel Holton)
04 Feb 2016

Leak Reveals Denver Police Use Undercover ‘Shadow Teams’ To Target Protest Leaders

Despite making claims to protecting First Amendment rights, a leaked manual reveals how police pick out perceived movement leaders for targeted arrests.

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A police officer pepper-sprays protesters at an Olympia Port Militarization Resistance protest on November 10, 2007. (Jason Taellious)
28 Jan 2016

Legal, Grassroots Groups Support Lawsuit Against Alleged Military Spying On Activists

The suit alleges that the military violated the Posse Comitatus Act, & activists constitutional rights when it infiltrated a Washington state antiwar group.

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In this November 9, 2014 photograph, Mnar Muhawesh speaks about corporate media and the military-industrial complex at a meeting of the The Mideast Committee of WAMM (Women Against Military Madness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (YouTube)
25 Nov 2015

Interview, Part 2: MintPress News’ Mnar Muhawesh On Media’s ‘Fast Food Headlines’

Kevin Gosztola’s and MintPress News’ founder, Mnar Muhawesh, discuss how the media ignores real news in favor of distractions and election-year circuses.

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A battery cage egg farm with an escaped hen on the walkway between the tiers of battery cages at a factory farm, photographed on January 3, 2008. (Flickr / Farm Sanctuary)
03 Aug 2015

Federal Judge Strikes Down Idaho ‘Ag-Gag Law,’ Defends Undercover Investigations Of Food Industry

An Idaho law enacted to permit the state to jail anyone, who conducts undercover investigations and secretly records animal abuse, was rejected as unconstitutional by a federal judge. The decision marked the first time a federal court had struck down a state’s “ag-gag law.”

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