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FBI called MLK ‘most dangerous Negro’ in the U.S. after ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

Wednesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed the fact that not everyone in the U.S. government was happy about the March on Washington in 1963. The Federal Bureau of Investigation — under the leadership of ultra-conservative cross-dresser and closeted gay man J. Edgar Hoover — considered…

To those who say ‘trust the government’ on NSA spying: Remember J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI?

Those who tell us to trust the US’s secret, privatised surveillance schemes should recall the criminality of J Edgar Hoover’s FBI It’s a fine thing to see mainstream American media outlets finally sparing some of their attention toward the cyber-industrial complex – that unprecedented conglomeration of state, military and corporate…

Is Rick Perry palling around with extremists?

At his Tuesday speech on Israel, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry was flanked by a number of conservative politicians and religious leaders. But one figure, who is a Democrat, may be more controversial and extreme than all of the others. Democratic New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind recieved a warm…

FBI won’t ‘let it be’: Lennon fingerprints seized from auction house

FBI seizes set of John Lennon’s fingerprints from New York City memorabilia shop The FBI has seized a set of John Lennon’s fingerprints from a Manhattan memorabilia shop. U.S. agents removed the item on Wednesday from the store, called Gotta Have It! The New York Times says the signed fingerprint…

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