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Aug 7 '13

Can Activists Win the PR Battle With the Fossil Fuel Industry?

In mid-June Bold Nebraska obtained documents that detail how local and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the company responsible for building the pipeline, are working together to undermine peaceful political protests.

There is a long history of corporations and the state acting in concert to suppress environmental activism. But in recent years the relationship has deepened. This is in part a function of the post-9/11 national security state, which has placed a premium on information sharing between Department of Homeland Security fusion centers, local law enforcement officials and the private sector.

“They don’t have to abide by the U.S. attorney manual on spying guidelines,” Regan said. “They don’t even have to go through secretive [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] FISA courts to hack into people’s computers or listen in on their cell phone calls.”


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