Will Potter

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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Edward Snowden Will Be Interviewed at this Tech Conference, Keynote by Will Potter

“Computers, Freedom, and Privacy 2015” will feature Edward Snowden, Mike German, and Will Potter.

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The Writing Life, Burnout, and What it Means to Keep Fighting

Ray Harkins interviews Will Potter for the podcast 100 Words or Less.

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I’ll Be Speaking at the Michigan Animal Law Symposium This Weekend

Will Potter will be speaking about why ag-gag laws are unconstitutional at the Michigan Animal Law Symposium on October 3rd.

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BREAKING: 2 Animal Activists Facing 6 Months in Jail for Protesting on the Sidewalk

In Utah, activists are facing 6 months in jail for holding signs and protesting an amusement park’s treatment of animals.

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