Lawsuit: Attempted Entrapment of Activists by Military Officer & Further Evidence of Domestic Spying

By: Wednesday February 26, 2014 9:12 am

A lawsuit challenging domestic military spying against citizens engaged in antiwar activism and acts of civil disobedience obtained a public record that further confirms the United States Army was involved in targeting “leftists” or “anarchists” as domestic terrorists in 2007. Also, according to a “Democracy Now!” interview, one of the activists was pressured by the [...]

Police in North Carolina Engaged in Spying to Root Out ‘Anarchists’ at ‘Moral Monday’ Protests

By: Tuesday October 8, 2013 4:58 pm

Individuals who engaged in civil disobedience during “Moral Monday” protests are on trial in North Carolina. During the first trial of one of the protesters arrested, it came out in testimony that police for the state’s legislature conducted undercover surveillance and collected intelligence on “anarchists.” “Moral Monday” protests were organized throughout the summer by the [...]

The Use of Force by Seattle Police at the May Day Demonstration

By: Thursday May 2, 2013 2:29 pm

Police in Seattle “took the actions that they took” last night and “adjusted the forces necessary to be able to disperse the crowd,” according to Captain Chris Fowler. Police during a press briefing asserted an “unpermitted” march with anarchists or “anti-capitalist” demonstrators was allowed to march downtown from the east precinct of the city. The [...]

The State is a ‘Black Hole’ Seeking to Swallow Up People for Their Radical Beliefs

By: Friday October 12, 2012 6:30 pm

“My convictions are unwavering and will not be shaken by their harassment. Today is October 10th, 2012 and I am ready to go to prison,” declared Leah Plante, in a statement issued before going to jail. Plante was imprisoned at the SeaTac Federal Detention Center in Seattle on October 11 for refusing to cooperate with [...]

Protests, Security at the Republican National Convention

By: Saturday August 25, 2012 11:24 am

A security bulletin from the Department of Homeland Security and FBI garnered wide media attention over the past twenty-four to forty-eight hours, raising the specter of possible “anarchist” violence or “terrorism.” The bulletin was largely state propaganda designed to whip up fear ahead of the convention. Given that there has been no preemptive raid against [...]

Infiltrating Groups, Demonizing ‘Anarchists’ & Chilling Dissent Ahead of the RNC

By: Friday August 24, 2012 11:47 am

State-sponsored propaganda fills corporate and establishment news reports ahead of the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida. The word is that “improvised explosive devices” (IEDs) could be used by “domestic terrorists” at the RNC. There also will likely be individuals who engage in “black bloc” tactics, cover their face with a mask or bandanna [...]

Subpoenaed Portland Activists Intend to Resist Grand Jury Investigating Anarchists

By: Friday August 3, 2012 2:08 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 [...]

Interview: GreenIsTheNewRed.com’s Will Potter on FBI Raids, Grand Juries & Political Repression

By: Tuesday July 31, 2012 8:34 am

A series of paramilitary-style raids were conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against activists in Portland, Oregon, on July 25. Grand jury subpoenas were issued to individuals targeted in these raids. There were also individuals issued subpoenas in Olympia and Seattle in Washington. The subpoenas informed individuals they were to appear before a federal [...]

Grand Juries & the FBI’s Targeting of Anarchists in the Occupy Movement

By: Friday July 27, 2012 11:41 am

(update below) A series of paramilitary-style raids conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against activists in Portland, Oregon, and in Olympia and Seattle in Washington occurred on July 25. The FBI seized computers, black clothing, and any “anarchist” literature they could find. Multiple people were reportedly issued subpoenas to appear before a federal grand [...]

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