Chris Powell is a journalist in Connecticut, where he was managing editor of the Journal Inquirer, a daily newspaper in Manchester, for 44 years. He continues to write political columns for that paper and five others in the state and often appears on talk radio programs there. He is also secretary/treasurer of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc. (GATA), which he co-founded in 1999 to expose and oppose the rigging of the gold market by Western central banks and their investment bank agents. He edits the GATA Dispatch, that organization’s daily electronic newsletter. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information and was its state legislative chairman from 2004-2010.