Still Spying | Presented by Defending Rights & Dissent

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A limited series podcast that does a deep dive into the history of FBI spying on protest movements and activists. Hosted by Defending Rights & Dissent policy director Chip Gibbons.

Episode Date
The War on Black Dissent, Part I: Black Lives, Red Scares featuring Gerald Horne
1962
Jul 28, 2020
Is All Policing Political? Featuring Alex S. Vitale
2906

What does the neutral application of the law mean if the law itself is not neutral?

Still Spying podcast host Chip Gibbons & noted abolitionist Alex S. Vitale. explore the political nature of federal and local law enforcement and ask the question: is political policing a feature of law enforcement, not a bug? What does this mean for our society, especially during this national conversation about justice and equality? What is police abolitionism?

Jul 10, 2020
What Powers Does the FBI Have & How Do We Rein Them In? Featuring Emily Berman
2160
Jun 29, 2020
Legacy of Abuse: From The Palmer Raids to Black Identity Extremism Feat. Mike German
3900

An exploration into the history of the FBI looking into certain political activities and political actors that conspicuously all seemed to have a common denominator.

Also, a one-on-one conversation with Mike German, a retired FBI agent and a fellow in the Brennan Center for Justice's Liberty and National Security program. He's also the author of "Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy."

Jun 09, 2020