Mara Verheyden-Hilliard interviewed on Abby Martin's 'Breaking the Set' to discuss the revelations of Fusion Center collaboration with international retailers in monitoring a planned Black Friday boycott.
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard discusses documents newly obtained by the PCJF on the extent of DHS spying on Occupy Wall Street and other protest activities.
In this comprehensive interview Mara Verheyden-Hilliard provides a broad perspective explaining how the FBI and other police agencies collaboration with Wall Street against the Occupy Movement is part of an historic tug-of-war between grassroots movements' for change and the institutions of power and privilege. She also explains how government documents obtained by the PCJF show in detail that when the people of the United States rose up against the economic suffering caused by the biggest banks and corporations the FBI and other law enforcement agencies functioned as partners with the same banks and corporate entities in opposition to the Occupy movement and the labor movement and others fighting for justice.
PCJF Executive Director Mara Verheyden-Hilliard joins Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez to discuss the FBI documents just obtained by the PCJF via FOIA demands revealing that the FBI treated the Occupy movement from its inception as a potential criminal and terrorist threat even though the agency acknowledges in documents that organizers explicitly called for peaceful protest and did not condone the use of violence at occupy protests.
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, executive director for the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, joins RT America to analyze what DHS hopes to uncover.