Mother Jones on Green Is the New Red

by Will Potter on May 11, 2011

in Government Priorities

Mother Jones has a new article by Jim Ridgeway about my book, and the corporate and government campaigns to label animal rights and environmental activists as eco-terrorists.

It’s a great big-picture look at the FBI’s targeting of political activists, and the chilling implications for free speech. Ridgeway also discusses secretive political prisons called Communications Management Units, and investigates some of the confidential counter-terrorism unit reports that have briefed law enforcement on my lectures and website. He concludes:

When I phoned the Bureau of Prisons media relations office to ask about this report, a spokeswoman said I would have to request the documents under the Freedom of Information Act.  “I know what you mean,” she said, “but I can’t comment on it.”

Read the full article in Mother Jones.

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