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FCC released complaints lodged against college radio stations around Boston, with Harvard University’s station WHRB eliciting the most criticism.
Cultural anthropologist Michael Powell studies the impact of government secrecy on the citizenry. For this week’s Requester’s Voice, Powell compares transparency in the US to other countries and talks about a bizarre FOIA training video produced by the Pentagon in faux noir style.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has spent at least $195,000 on firearm ammunition since 2008, according to purchase orders. Most of the orders are for hollow point bullets.
The Department of Education’s enforcement wing has spent nearly $100k on guns since 2001, including Glock pistols and Remington shotguns. Since when does Glock qualify as a “small business” for government contracts?
As one of the oldest and largest youth organizations in the country, the Boy Scouts of America have been on the FBI’s radar since the Hoover era. The Bureau’s 500-page file spans 70 years, including recent allegations that BSA leaders manipulated enrollment numbers and even created “ghost” units to qualify for federal funding.