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By L. Harness | A selection of old and new articles, interviews, and blog posts, as well as a little humor, about the practices and abuses of scientology.

Scientology to film mock FBI raid on downtown building

CLEARWATER — The Church of Scientology will be filming a mock FBI raid on its downtown campus Monday at 3 p.m., according to the Clearwater Police …

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How come no one asks Tom Cruise about Scientology?

On his latest press tour for “The Mummy,” Tom Cruise has taken questions about his stunt work, his co-stars, his “Top Gun” sequel — all the …

Hollywood

Five Revealing Documentaries about Scientology

Scientology: the Donald Trump administration of religions. Sure, sane people can see it for what it actually is. But those sane people can only stare …

Documentaries

Scientologist’s lawsuit against Jim Carrey over Cat White’s suicide survives dismissal « The Underground Bunker

Yesterday, a story ping-ponged around the usual media locations, indicating that a Los Angeles Superior Court judge had decided not to dismiss two …

Jim Carrey

Aaron Smith-Levin on Child Abuse

This is a new video from my good friend and Season 1 contributor Aaron Smith-Levin. Here is how he describes it: I discuss unreported physical child …

Child Abuse

Death Of A Nethead

<i>In 1999, Rolling Stone assigned Hollywood reporter Mark Ebner to the story of Philip Gale, an MIT prodigy born into Scientology who killed himself on</i> …

The Church of Scientology wanted a vacant lot. So did the city of Clearwater, Fla. One of them won

When the Church of Scientology secretly purchased the dilapidated 11-story Fort Harrison Hotel in this western Florida city in 1975, locals didn’t know what to make of their new neighbors.<p>It would be the following year before the church was publicly identified as the owner of the hotel, which would …

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Child deaths at a pop concert turn into the latest chance for Scientology to spread its propaganda « The Underground Bunker

<i>Rod Keller keeps an eye on Scientology’s sneaky front groups like the ‘Volunteer Ministers,’ who always try to take advantage of human …

'They want to make her the poster child': Claims the Church of Scientology is trying to 'recruit the Irwins and want Bindi as the FACE of the controversial religion'

Reports have emerged that the controversial Church of Scientology is attempting to 'recruit' Australian wildlife conservation family the …

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Scientology, Lying and the FBI

Recent articles at Tony Ortega’s blog and the Tampa Bay Times recount the stillborn scientology FBI investigation based on FOI documents obtained by</i> …

Santa Monica High School Cancels Scientology Anti-Drug Program After Uproar (Exclusive)

Following parent outcry, the new school principal, who claims he vetted the church front group, intends to work with local law enforcement on …

The Star - Elvis Presley Blasts Scientology 'That s.o.b. group -- all they want is my money'

*Lisa Marie had a cholesterol count so high, doctors feared she could end up having a stroke or heart attack.<p>*She is under constant observation from …

Nazanin Boniadi’s FBI testimony: Cast as Tom Cruise’s girlfriend by Scientology « The Underground Bunker

[Nazanin Boniadi at a 2010 screening of Paul Haggis’s film ‘The Next Three Days’]<p>In Alex Gibney’s 2015 documentary <i>Going Clear</i>, the director narrates …

Should Elisabeth Moss speak out against Scientology now that she's in 'The Handmaid's Tale?'

In Hulu's <i>The Handmaid’s Tale,</i> Offred and other fertile women cannot walk alone in the United States; they must abide by the stringent ruling of a …

Scientology ‘Concentration Camps’: FBI Files Expose 15 Hellish Claims Against Church

Getty Images<p>It’s the unprecedented exposé that will shake the foundations of the Church of Scientology: RadarOnline.com has unearthed a …

THE PROOF AT LAST: FBI Files Reveal Scientology 'Human Trafficking' Investigation

The Church of Scientology and its celebrity members are about to be rocked with a scandal the likes of which the controversial organization has never …

Full Audio of Scientology Spies Admitting to Recording Me

Scientology leader David Miscavige turns 57 today — what’s your birthday greeting? « The Underground Bunker

On April 30, 1960, David Miscavige and his twin sister Denise were born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Today they turn 57, and we thought you’d want …

David Miscavige’s Office At Gold

The RTC building — “COB’s Wing” is half the second floor facing the camera<p>A Special Correspondent alerted me to this website that has photos of the …

Column: Clearwater Marine Aquarium responds to Church of Scientology's attack

The Church of Scientology went out of its way last week to disparage the good reputation and hard work of our popular Clearwater Marine Aquarium. …

With Scientology at war in Clearwater, religious studies types still seeking its warm & fuzzy side « The Underground Bunker

[Some ordinary Scientologists]<p>With all of the amazing news happening lately, Scientology’s true nature is finally getting through to the larger …

Scientology Clearwater Hissy Fit

The Tampa NBC affiliate website covers the latest news in the Scientology v. Clearwater war of 2017.<p>Here is how the article begins:<p><i>CLEARWATER, Fla.</i> …

You Paid For It: Scientology trying to kill $26 million Clearwater aquarium funding after land sale dispute

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) — The Church of Scientology has declared an economic war on Clearwater Marine Aquarium and the stakes are high — $26 million …

Clearwater City Council votes 5-0 to buy downtown parcel coveted by the Church of Scientology

CLEARWATER — The City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to buy a vacant but high-profile downtown lot from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, …

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She fought Scientology for the child they wanted to abort

Twenty years ago, when Natalie Hagemo was 19, pregnant and working for the Church of Scientology, she couldn't wait to be a mother.<p>She was near the …

Need a boost to your superpowers? Scientology has a (pricey) solution for that! « The Underground Bunker

Thanks to Rasha, we have the new Source magazine from Scientology’s Flag Land Base, and it has some fun items to help you expand your space and your …

Scientology disconnection: A toxic policy that punishes innocent people every day of the week « The Underground Bunker

[Brian Sheen and his daughter Spring, before disconnection]<p>We heard unexpectedly from Brian Sheen yesterday, who told us why today was a grim …

Here's What Scientologists Actually Eat During The Insane Detox

It's not at all what you'd think.<p>Diets have a way of capturing America's attention unlike almost anything else. It's like the food equivalent of …