Chip Gibbons is a journalist and researcher. His work has appeared in Jacobin, In These Times, and The Nation. He authored the report Still Spying on Dissent: The Enduring Legacy of FBI First Amendment Abuse.
Chip is the Policy Director of Defending Rights & Dissent, an organization founded by victims of the House Un-Amercan Activites Committee that works to protect the right to engage in political expression. In this capacity, he has advised both state and federal lawmakers on the First Amendment implications of pending legislation and has appeared on Al Jazeera as an expert on U.S. Constitutional law.