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    Our Story: Frank Wilkinson, the FBI, and the Origins of Defending Rights & Dissent
    Feat. Kit Gage | Still Spying Podcast

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    The Bureaucratic Heart of McCarthyism
    feat. Ellen Schrecker | Still Spying Podcast

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    Spying on Muslim & Arab Americans
    Feat. Abdeen Jabara | Still Spying Podcast

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    The FBI vs. The Young Lords
    Feat. Johanna Fernández | Still Spying Podcast

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    The FBI's Man Inside the Klan
    Feat. Mary Stanton | Still Spying Podcast

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    Exposing FBI Spying Today
    Feat. Alice Speri | Still Spying Podcast

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    The War on Black Dissent Part III: The FBI vs. The Movement for Black Lives
    Feat. Malkia Devich-Cyril | Still Spying Podcast

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    The War on Black Dissent, Part II: COINTELPRO & The Assassination of Fred Hampton
    Feat. Jeffrey Hass | Still Spying Podcast

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    The War on Black Dissent, Part I: Black Lives, Red Scares
    Feat. Prof. Gerald Horne | Still Spying Podcast

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    Is All Policing Political?
    Feat. Alex Vitale | Still Spying Podcast

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    What Powers Does the FBI Have & How Do We Rein Them In
    Feat. Prof. Emily Berman | Still Spying Podcast

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    Legacy of Abuse From The Palmer Raids to Black Identity Extremism
    Feat. Mike German | Still Spying Podcast

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THE HOST: Chip Gibbons

Chip Gibbons is the Policy Director for Defending Rights & Dissent and the host of the Still Spying podcast. He’s an expert on US Constitutional law, a journalist, and a longtime activist. He joined Defending Rights & Dissent as a Legal Fellow in 2015, after having led a successful campaign to defeat a proposed unconstitutional anti-boycott bill in Maryland. Chip has advised both state and federal lawmakers on the First Amendment implications of pending legislation. He’s also appeared appeared on Al Jazeera as an expert on U.S. Constitutional law.

As a journalist, Chip writes about civil liberties and social movements, both from a historical and a contemporary perspective. His work has been published in The Nation and Jacobin, and he contributed a chapter to The Henry Kissinger Files (forthcoming, Verso Books). Even before joining Defending Rights & Dissent staff, Chip was an early contributor to the Dissent NewsWire. He continues to bring his journalistic talents to Defending Rights & Dissent, where he has done first hand reporting on the unprecedented prosecution of Trump Inauguration protesters and was instrumental in drafting our groundbreaking, first of its kind report on ag-gag laws. He has a far-reaching breadth of knowledge, covering everything from the applicability of the unconstitutional conditions doctrine to state anti-boycotts laws to the history of FBI political surveillance.