Top Secret CIA Emails on Osama bin Laden ‘Devil Doll’

In 2014 the Washington Post's Adam Goldman published a story about the CIA producing dolls of Osama bin Laden as part of an influence operation designed to diminish the former Al Qaeda's leader's popularity in the Middle East.  The dolls would be made so the paint on the eyes would easily rub off, revealing 'devil eyes' underneath.

Climate Activists Say Meeting With Michael Gove ‘Disappointing’

How Private Equity Is Turning Public Prisons Into Big Profits (Chris)

From the : “In recent years, corporations have privatized almost every part of the public prison system. Now, PE firms are swooping in, seeking lavish returns for investors.”

Emails Show Trump Administration Had No Plan to Track and Reunite Separated Families (Chris)

Could a Breakfast Cereal Switch Help Save the Planet?

Washington Passes Bill Requiring Carbon-Free Electricity (Chris)

From : “Senate Bill 5116 and the corresponding bill in the House … would require the Pacific Northwestern state to transition to a carbon neutral energy grid by 2030 and entirely carbon free by 2045.”

Why the Highlander Attack Matters (Chris)

A Closer Look at the Gender Wealth Gap

Georgia GOPers Call for Journalism ‘Ethics’ Board (Celia)

Georgia Republicans, who have excelled at suppressing voters, now want to suppress the .

ICE Arrests 280 Workers in Largest Workplace Immigration Raid in a Decade (Chris)