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Obama DOJ again refuses to tell a court whether CIA drone program even exists

Obama DOJ again refuses to tell a court whether CIA drone program even exists

It is not news that the US government systematically abuses its secrecy powers to shield its actions from public scrutiny, democratic accountability, and judicial review. But …

The day in FOIA: Doctors avoiding tax, Camden “locking out” the vulnerable from social housing and the CIA’s drone secrecy

High-earning doctors avoiding millions in pension taxes

More than 200 Doctors have avoided paying millions in tax on their pensions by ‘retiring’ for as little as a day and then coming back to work.

They are each saving themselves up …

A day in FoIA: ACLUS takes TIA to court as agency denies existence of drone programme, fears of shortfall as sell-off begins, secret costs of railway upgrade, Italians call for a freedom of information act on ‘Day of Transparency’

ACLU takes CIA to court as agency denies existence of drone programme

The American Civil Liberties Union will go to court on Thursday in an attempt to get the CIA to hand over documents related to President Barack Obama’s controversial …