Chip Gibbons is a journalist whose work has been featured in Jacobin and the Nation. He is also the policy and legislative counsel for Defending Rights and Dissent, but the views expressed here are his own. Follow him on Twitter @ChipGibbons89.
Barr’s New Task Force Is a Blatant Attempt to Target Racial Justice Protesters
By embracing preventive policing, the task force aims to eliminate the threat of dissent.
Expanding the Powers of the FBI Is Not the Solution to White Supremacist Violence
The FBI is a racist institution with sweeping powers. Giving it more resources to fight "domestic terrorism" will only make things worse.
The Crackdown on Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange Is About Protecting U.S. Empire
By publishing information provided by whistleblower Chelsea Manning, WikiLeaks shined light on U.S. war crimes. But exposing empire comes at a cost.