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Domestic Spying Topics

Democracy Now! stories, posts and pages that relate to Domestic Spying

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  • A French state prosecutor has launched a preliminary investigation into the workings of the United States’ Echelon spy system of satellites and listening posts.
    July 05, 2000 | Story
  • Ten years ago today, on May 24, 1990, a bomb went off under the driver’s seat of Earth First! activist Judi Bari’s car in Oakland, California. Bari was nearly killed by the bomb — her pelvis literally exploded. The passenger in her car, Earth First!er Darryl Cherney was shell-shocked, but less seriously wounded. Bari and Cherney were on their way to a Redwood Summer organizing event. For months before the bombing, Judi Bari...
    May 24, 2000 | Story
  • Three United Nations staff were reported killed today in an East Timor town briefly besieged by Indonesia-backed militias opposed to independence for the territory. [includes rush transcript]
    August 31, 1999 | Story
  • The largest and most important intelligence agencies — like the US National Security Agency — are often those with the least amount of public scrutiny and accountability. Today on Democracy Now! we get a rare look inside the US and Canadian spy network with a former Canadian intelligence officer who has come in the from the cold.
    March 04, 1997 | Story
  • Drug Enforcement Agency agents are filing a lawsuit against the CIA and NSA for what they consider illegal investigations and harassment. Pacifica’s Dennis Bernstein has broken the story and joins us to discuss the details.
    September 16, 1996 | Story
  • Jimmy Landano, convicted of killing a police officer, sentenced to life in prison. On February 25, 1994, a New Jersey state court of appeal unanimously granted Jimmy Landano’s habeas corpus petition, overturning an 18-year-old murder conviction for fatally shooting Newark police officer John Snow. Although Landano was completely innocent of the crime, he was incarcerated for 13 years. Landano speaks briefly about his case and explains...
    March 15, 1996 | Story