FDL Launching ‘Prison Reporting Project’ to Investigate Private Prison Industry and Mass Incarceration

By: Tuesday August 12, 2014 10:29 am

Private prison companies make billions of dollars in profit each year running violent, abusive and inhumane facilities. They’re able to get away with it because the details of their government contracts and life behind their walls is kept out of the public eye. If we hope to fight this injustice, we must drag the for-profit [...]

NSA: Terrible Liars, or Largest Government Contracting Corruption Scandal Ever?

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 7:26 am

The NSA has turned down a FOIA request because they claim they lack the ability to do a bulk search of their own emails. From ProPublica: But ask the NSA, as part of a freedom of information request, to do a seemingly simple search of its own employees’ email? The agency says it doesn’t have [...]

National Lawyers Guild Files FOIA Regarding Federal Role in Occupy Raids

By: Monday November 21, 2011 8:18 am

I’ve previously stated my curiosity about who is paying for these massive late, style raids on the Occupy encampments. Getting hundreds of officers working overtime in the middle of the night isn’t cheap. That is why I’m glad legal groups supporting the occupations are taking steps to find out what role, if any, the federal [...]