Adam Federman
  • Adam Federman is a reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute covering energy and the environment. A former contributing editor of Earth Island Journal he has written extensively on the relationship between the oil and gas industry and the intelligence community. His work has appeared in The NationThe GuardianSalonColumbia Journalism Review, and other publications. His biography of British food writer Patience Gray will be published in June by Chelsea Green.

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Featured Work
  • The War on Coal States
  • President Trump may be a friend to producers of coal — but his administration is already working to shortchange the communities that produce it.

  • Power Play
  • The oil and gas industry's political connections and lobbying prowess are well known. Its ties to intelligence and law enforcement agencies have become just as formidable.

  • Warning: Highly Flammable
  • Oil trains are crisscrossing the US and Canada with volatile cargo, yet many communities aren't prepared in case of an accident.

  • TransCanada Is Spying on Keystone XL Opponents
  • TransCanada, the company behind the construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, is stirring up trouble in Nebraska as it warns local law enforcement authorities that activists and landowners opposed to the project are a potential security threat...

  • Is Homeland Security Spying on You?
  • Since 9/11 the United States has spent a staggering $791 billion on homeland security, according to Mattea Kramer and Chris Hellmann of the National Priorities Project...

  • We're Being Watched
  • How corporations and law enforcement are spying on environmentalists.

  • Doubts Remain After Arrest in Politkovskaya Case
  • Five years ago today, Russian investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya was shot in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building. Last month, a central figure in the case, a former police officer, was finally arrested — and today a known mobster was charged in the crime.

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