Will Potter

“It changes who you are—forever. What you do with that change is what defines who you are.”

An interview with undercover investigator Mike Wolf, who shares his inspiring story of exposing animal cruelty on factory farms.

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New Sticker — Animal Rights Activists Must “Join or Die”

Animal advocates are challenging the most powerful and wealthy industries on the planet. This sticker (with the acronyms for a wide range of animal protection groups) is a reminder to focus on positive activism, rather than differences and disagreements with other activists.

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“Truth and Power” TV series features Will Potter on “eco-terrorism,” ag-gag laws, and investigative journalism

A new television series, “Truth and Power,” is narrated by Maggie Gyllenhaal and executive produced by award-winning filmmaker Brian Knappenberger.

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This woman rowed straight into a hurricane. And you should too.

Tori Murden McClure dreamed of rowing across the Atlantic in a small boat, and found herself alone in the middle of a hurricane. Her boat capsized over and over again, and audio tapes of her journey captured her desperation. She thought it was the end.

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6 Lessons From How the FBI and Media Treat Militia Groups

The way the media and police have treated an armed white militia in Oregon reveals systemic discrimination. But we need a better response than “they’re terrorists, too!”

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Here’s How One Activist Convinced the FBI to Leave Him Alone

New FBI documents confirm that when FBI agents come knocking, the best response is to shut the door and call the press.

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A Brief History of Secret Prisons in the United States

Secret prisons reflect a parallel legal system for prisoners who are denied access to communications, deprived of their due process rights, and hidden from public scrutiny. Investigative journalist and TED Fellow Will Potter explains.

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One Million Views!

Will Potter’s TED talk about secretive prison units reaches one million views.

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New TED Talk Goes Inside Secretive Prison Units on U.S. Soil

“The secret US prisons you’ve never heard of before.”

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It’s us against the war machine.

Killer Mike’s inspirational speech in Ferguson about police violence and poverty.

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