Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Help us raise $15k to stay online and ad-free through May: DONATE HERE
$7,623/$15,000 raised. Donations are tax-deductible.

Tag: CIA

CIA-linked military contractor used Arizona ‘black site’ to secretly jail dozens...

A major U.S. military and CIA contractor has been detaining dozens of migrant children inside a vacant Phoenix office building with dark windows, no kitchen and only a few toilets.

Hypocritical Democratic Senator announces support for Haspel’s nomination

Besides Sen. Mark Warner, Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin, Joe Donnelly, and Heidi Heitkamp have announced their support for Haspel’s nomination.

The banality of Haspel

It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.

The Resistance needs better heroes

A movement is defined by its heroes. The Resistance can find better heroes than the ones some of its members have chosen – and it should.

‘Bloody Gina’ Haspel’s disqualifying record of CIA torture

All senators should close the book on torture now and vote to oppose Gina Haspel's confirmation.

Trump’s pick for CIA Director ran black site torture program

CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel, nominated to lead the agency, is responsible for running a secret CIA black site prison in Thailand and overseeing the torture of at least two terror suspects.

Former CIA officer arrested after caught spying for China

Jerry Chun Shing Lee was arrested this week and charged with unlawful retention of national defense information.

Into the Afghan abyss (again)

How a failed drug war will defeat Trump’s Afghan adventure

Trump administration suppresses CIA torture report

“No senator, chairman or not, has the authority to erase history.”

GOP proves it’s not the party of ‘security’ as intelligence allies...

All of us will pay the price for Republicans' pusillanimity and shortsightedness.

POPULAR

Brits don’t mince words: The most irreverent and radical signs from UK’s historic anti-Trump...

They took to the streets en masse to show their opposition to the U.S. president's hate-filled policies.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.
video

Watch Stephen Colbert’s hilarious re-enactment of FBI agent Peter Strzok’s insane House hearing

'Trump is a f—ing idiot'; and 'WHAT THE F— HAPPENED TO OUR COUNTRY??!?!'"

ACTIONS