The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Hoover Defines “Having Something Issued”

October 31, 2017

The art of programming what people need to know in troubled times. TODAY’S 3D DEFINITION: HAVING SOMETHING ISSUED With the release of most of the classified documents dating from 1963, the public has finally learned what J. Edgar Hoover was concerned about in the aftermath of the John F....

FBI Uses Teachers as “Soft Surveillance”

November 10, 2015

Teachers and nurses must not be made puppets of campaigns to silence dissent. Human and civil rights advocates throughout the United States are alarmed at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) game-like “Don’t Be a Puppet” website. The agency described its website as intended to...

Gun Control in the US: The “Cohen Act”?

February 05, 2013

As US gun sales soar in anticipation of proposed curbs to gun ownership following the Newtown massacre, Leonard Weinberg and Matthew Feldman look at the narratives that fuel far right groups and warn of the potential dangers posed by anti-gun legislation.     In the weeks following the...