John Knefel is an independent journalist whose work has appeared in The Nation, The New Republic, Rolling Stone, and Buzzfeed. He is a co-host of the daily podcast Radio Dispatch, and was a writer on Comedy Central's The President show.
The FBI Tried to Use the #MeToo Moment to Pressure an Environmental Activist Into Becoming an Informant
An FBI agent claimed she was moved by #MeToo to ask an activist about an alleged sexual assault. An audio recording shows she was interested in much more.
The War on ImmigrantsICE Evades Sanctuary Rules by Using NYPD Fingerprints to Find Immigrants and Send Them Call-In Letters
ICE’s New York office has been sending letters to the homes of immigrants shortly after they have interactions with the New York City Police Department.