Now Booking Speaking Events for the Spring!

Bring Will Potter to speak at your university, festival or conference this spring.

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New York State Bar Association #AgGag Lecture Coming Up

Will Potter to address the New York Bar Association on ag-gag laws.

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Why We Need Brave Journalists

Must-watch TED talks about freedom of the press.

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6 Ways Cops Have Used Sex to Infiltrate and Disrupt Protest Groups

We’re just beginning to learn how cops and informants have used sex in their campaigns to spy on political activists.

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Marathon live reading of Orwell’s 1984 at the DC Library (I’ll be there!)

What better way to fight the culture of secrecy and surveillance than to expose it publicly?

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Exclusive Interview with “Eco-Terrorist” Freed 10 Years Early After Feds Withheld Evidence on Informant’s Role

New documents reveal how an FBI informant improperly tried to lure McDavid into a romantic relationship.

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Excited to announce I’ve been selected as a TED Senior Fellow!

Good news to share!

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Eric McDavid Released from Prison, Feds Withheld Evidence

Environmental activist Eric McDavid has been released from prison after nine years following a court settlement where the government acknowledged withholding evidence during trial.

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Why Is The FBI Harassing Tar Sands Protesters In Washington and Oregon?

In August 2014, two activists with the environmentalist group Rising Tide spent a week riding the backwoods highways of Idaho monitoring a megaload—a big rig hauling equipment for processing tar-sands oil that’s wide enough to take up two lanes of road, too high to fit under a freeway overpass, can be longer than a football […]

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Why Is This One Congressman Trying to Block FOIA?

The United States is in dire need of an improved Freedom of Information Act. But there is one man trying to shut this bipartisan effort down.

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