On April 13, 2014, investigative journalist and subject of Chris Smith's 2009 documentary, Collapse, Michael C. Ruppert, committed suicide. Ruppert was best known for his explosive revelations concerning the US government's involvement in drug-dealing, later corroborated in the film Kill the Messenger; as well as evidence he uncovered of insider trading and war games surrounding the attacks of 9/11. Scout describes his bouts of suicidal ideation following the smashing of all seven computers at the website he founded, Fromthewilderness.com, as well as his troubled childhood, to reveal a complex and fascinating man.
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About the Author
Jenna Orkin is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in Counterpunch, Fromthewilderness.com and other publications. One of the first to question the US Environmental Protection Agency's assertions that the air in Lower Manhattan following the 9/11 attacks was safe to breathe, she went on to co-found the World Trade Center Environmental Organization as well as other Lower Manhattan activist organizations that revealed and testified to the government's lies. It was while speaking on the issue at the third anniversary of the attacks that she met Mike Ruppert.