Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
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Posts / Week:55.2
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Delete Your Account – Episode 23: Don’t Get Sick

Roqayah and Kumars speak with a man who was diagnosed with cancer who finds himself stuck in between our healthcare system and the drug war. The post Delete Your Account – Episode 23: Don’t Get Sick appeared first on Shadowproof.

Delete Your Account – Episode 18: Prison Strike Update

On this episode, we keep the focus on the massive, nationwide #PrisonStrike that began on September 9th and which we covered in our last episode. The post Delete Your Account – Episode 18: Prison Strike Update appeared first on Shadowproof.

Trump’s Economic Program Set For Rough Reality

Trump will have to rely on deregulation, repealing Obamacare, and gains from America First trade policies to drive the world's largest economy into historically high growth. The post Trump’s Economic Program Set For Rough Reality appeared first on Shadowproof.

The Hubris of Democratic Elites, Clinton Campaign Gave Us President Trump

Democrats and the Clinton campaign wanted to run against Trump but ignored warning signs that Election Day could be a disaster. The post The Hubris of Democratic Elites, Clinton Campaign Gave Us President Trump appeared first on Shadowproof.

The Worst Takes Of 2016 Election: An Unforgiving Retrospective

Shadowproof's staff collaborated on this collection of the worst punditry written during the 2016 election. The post The Worst Takes Of 2016 Election: An Unforgiving Retrospective appeared first on Shadowproof.

Election 2016: The Candidates Make Their Closing Arguments

On the eve of election day, we look at the four major campaign's closing arguments—what their candidacies represent and their visions for America. The post Election 2016: The Candidates Make Their Closing Arguments appeared first on Shadowproof.

It Happened: Personal Notes From A Young Chicago Cubs Fan

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo stepped up to the microphone during the World Series rally in Grant Park and choked up, as he spoke about what it meant to be able to be on a team with the 38-year-old catcher David Ross, who was a mentor to him. Rizzo, The post It Happened: Personal Notes From A Young Chicago Cubs Fan appeared first on Shadowproof.

Interview: Sarah Anastasia, Muslim Makeup Artist And Skin Care Consultant

In the latest installment of “Islam In America,” Roqayah Chamseddine is joined by Sarah Anastasia, a 27-year-old Muslim makeup artist and skin care consultant based in Massachusetts. Sarah discusses her service work and the exploitation and abuse that workers often face. Show More Summary

US Condemnation Of Yemen Slaughter Backfires As World Blames US

Following its official condemnation, activists point to the United States' role providing Saudis with weapons used to bomb civilians and damage the food supply. The post US Condemnation Of Yemen Slaughter Backfires As World Blames US appeared first on Shadowproof.

How Clinton Campaign Gamed Super PAC Regulations

Memos attached to Clinton campaign emails published by WikiLeaks reveal how the campaign worked around campaign finance regulations. The post How Clinton Campaign Gamed Super PAC Regulations appeared first on Shadowproof.

Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul; Rebels Launch Offensive in Aleppo; Turkish Forces on Borders

Next Cold War Roundup 11/1/16: Iraqi forces entered the city of Mosul and are advancing rapidly. Russia continues a halt on airstrikes in Aleppo as rebels led by al Qaeda launched an offensive in Aleppo. Turkey masses forces on borders. Show More Summary

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Retribution’ by Tanya Tagaq

The colonialism of the United States rears its ugly head as Dakota Access pushes forward with its construction of an oil pipeline on indigenous land, forcing Native Americans to setup camps and engage in resistance to protect their very way of life from pollution. Show More Summary

Armed Dakota Access Contractor Accused Of Trying To Infiltrate Water Protectors

An armed Dakota Access security contractor confronted indigenous water protectors fighting the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota. He had an assault rifle, which he pointed at the water protectors, and he wore a bandana over his face. Show More Summary

Email Reveals What Progressive Think Tank Gained By Hosting Netanyahu

Email posted by WikiLeaks reveals how Clinton adviser Neera Tanden justified hosting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The post Email Reveals What Progressive Think Tank Gained By Hosting Netanyahu appeared first on Shadowproof.

For Incarcerated, Contraband Cell Phones Are Lifeline To Outside

Jails and prisons across the country struggle to tamp down the sale and use of contraband cell phones. But for many prisoners, especially those involved in the national prison strike against slave labor, access to such technology is considered a lifeline. Show More Summary

U.S. Behind Huge Weapons Shipments To Saudi Arabia Prior to Yemen Funeral Attack

The United States shipped hundreds of millions of dollars in weapons to Saudi Arabia just weeks prior to the Saudi-led coalition’s funeral bombing in Sanaa, Yemen, according to a new analysis of U.S. government data conducted by Shadowproof. Show More Summary

Goldman Sachs Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

Hillary Clinton earned the endorsement of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein—an endorsement she had been working toward for years. The post Goldman Sachs Endorses Hillary Clinton For President appeared first on Shadowproof.

Carter Botches Iraq-Turkey Mediation on Mosul, Russia Halts Aleppo Airstikes for 7th Day

Next Cold War Roundup 10/25/16 Iraqi coalition advancement on Mosul continues. Sec. Defense Carter intervened between Turkey and Iraq and made matters worse. ISIS militants flee Mosul to Syria. The Economist signals western factions want them to have a safe corridor. Show More Summary

Clinton Campaign Mulled Embracing Sanders’s Agenda Against Corruption

In the first months of the Democratic presidential primary, one of Hillary Clinton’s advisers conducted focus groups and polling of swing voters to examine “voter distrust” of the political system. The results showed Clinton would benefit...Show More Summary

Prison Officials Block Mail And Visitation In Attempt To Stifle Prison Organizing

Prisoners on strike against slave labor speak out after authorities rejected mail and blocked members of the media from visiting with them. The post Prison Officials Block Mail And Visitation In Attempt To Stifle Prison Organizing appeared first on Shadowproof.

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