Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Freed From Prison, Chelsea Manning Pledges Not To Confine Herself To The Past

Chelsea Manning exited the walls of Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas this morning. In a statement provided to ABC News exclusively, Manning declared, “I appreciate the wonderful support that I have received from so many people across the world over these past years. Show More Summary

United States Attorney In D.C. Clears Trevor FitzGibbon Of Sexual Misconduct Charges

A U.S. Attorney has declined to prosecute Trevor FitzGibbon for lack of evidence following three criminal complaints in federal court. The post United States Attorney In D.C. Clears Trevor FitzGibbon Of Sexual Misconduct Charges appeared first on Shadowproof.

Trumpcare Shows Majority Of Politicians Are Willing To Vote Against Health Care Industry

Single-payer opponents claim it's politically impossible get a majority in Congress to oppose the health care industry, but House GOP just proved them wrong. The post Trumpcare Shows Majority Of Politicians Are Willing To Vote Against Health Care Industry appeared first on Shadowproof.

Interview With Azadeh Shahshahani: Georgia Immigrant Detention and the U.S. Deportation Machine

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome Azadeh Shahshahani, who is a legal and advocacy director for Project South. She joins the show to talk about a report she worked on called “Imprisoned Justice: Inside Two Georgia Immigrant...Show More Summary

Trump Agrees To Arm Kurds In Syria Despite Turkey’s Opposition

The United States took this long to commit to arming SDF, despite its stated objective of destroying ISIS, because of concerns from the Turkish government. The post Trump Agrees To Arm Kurds In Syria Despite Turkey’s Opposition appeared first on Shadowproof.

Chelsea Manning Will Be Released Next Week And Finally Get A First Chance At Life

Chelsea Manning will finally get a chance to be herself without having to conform to the rigid guidelines or expectations of the United States Army. The post Chelsea Manning Will Be Released Next Week And Finally Get A First Chance At Life appeared first on Shadowproof.

Beyond Prisons – Episode 5: Shut Down Rikers Island Feat. Akeem Browder

Brian and Kim speak with Akeem Browder, founder of the campaign to Shut Down Rikers Island and the Kalief Browder Foundation. The post Beyond Prisons – Episode 5: Shut Down Rikers Island Feat. Akeem Browder appeared first on Shadowproof.

‘Cruel And Unusual’ Director: The Story Of The ‘Angola 3’ Is Triumph Of Human Spirit

The Angola 3 spent more time in solitary confinement than any other incarcerated people in the U.S., and a documentary telling their story will soon be released. The post ‘Cruel And Unusual’ Director: The Story Of The ‘Angola 3’ Is Triumph Of Human Spirit appeared first on Shadowproof.

Around The Empire – Episode 19: Deep State Sells Out American Counterterrorism Interests Feat. Gareth Porter

Gareth Porter explains how the Deep State sells out the American counterterrorism interests and fuels the rise of extremist groups like al Qaeda. The post Around The Empire – Episode 19: Deep State Sells Out American Counterterrorism Interests Feat. Gareth Porter appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘America Has Never Been So Great’

Singer-songwriter David Rovics has written songs and produced several albums in the past twenty years. He is an impressively prolific independent artist constantly churning out protest songs inspired by current events. On May 1, Rovics released Punk Baroque, which consists of songs from 2016. Show More Summary

Interview With Max Blumenthal: The Left’s Failure To Confront Root Of Syrian Conflict

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcomed Max Blumenthal, journalist, senior editor of AlterNet’s Grayzone Project, and author of The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza. Blumenthal has appeared on the show before, but thisShow More Summary

Beyond Prisons — Episode 4: Abolition By Any Means Necessary feat. Five Mualimm-ak

In this candid and personal interview, activist Five Mualimm-ak discusses his life, reintegration, and why he's fighting to abolish prisons by any means necessary. The post Beyond Prisons — Episode 4: Abolition By Any Means Necessary feat. Five Mualimm-ak appeared first on Shadowproof.

Immigrants In Georgia Detention Centers Put In Solitary For Hunger Strikes, Demanding Medical Treatment

Georgia immigrant detention centers frequently put asylum seekers and other migrants into solitary confinement as punishment for going on hunger strike. The post Immigrants In Georgia Detention Centers Put In Solitary For Hunger Strikes, Demanding Medical Treatment appeared first on Shadowproof.

Pennsylvania Prison Officials Censored Workers World Publication For May Day Coverage

The Pennsylvania DOC rejected multiple issues of Workers World because of passages advocating for labor strikes and solidarity among oppressed people. The post Pennsylvania Prison Officials Censored Workers World Publication For May Day Coverage appeared first on Shadowproof.

U.S. And Turkey On Collision Course Over Kurdish Forces In Syria

A top adviser for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ilnur Cevik, warned on May 3 that United States troops and equipment risk being destroyed due to their proximity to Kurdish forces in Northern Syria. Turkey claims those fighters are aligned with the Kurdish militant group the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), The post U.S. Show More Summary

Road To Single-Payer: Overcoming Hurdles At The State Level

Attempts to convince states to adopt single-payer healthcare face significant hurdles that are both legal and financial. The post Road To Single-Payer: Overcoming Hurdles At The State Level appeared first on Shadowproof.

Family Of Man Suffering From Traumatic Brain Injury Sues ICE After Violent Raid

The family of a Chicago resident with a traumatic brain injury and paralysis has sued ICE and the city of Chicago after he was detained on March 27. The post Family Of Man Suffering From Traumatic Brain Injury Sues ICE After Violent Raid appeared first on Shadowproof.

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ Weekly Podcast: Episode 14

On this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast episode, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss UC Berkeley and Ann Coulter, immigrant prosecutions, President Donald Trump’s busy day on April 26, and one of the most recent ominous reports about the Arctic ice melting. Show More Summary

Imprisoned CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Put In Solitary After Officer Threatened Him

Bureau Of Prisons covers for officer after he bullies CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling then puts him in solitary confinement. The post Imprisoned CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Put In Solitary After Officer Threatened Him appeared first on Shadowproof.

Who Benefits From Increased Tensions In North Korea?

President Trump essentially threatened to launch a pre-emptive attack on North Korea if intelligence shows they could hit the U.S. with a nuclear missile. The post Who Benefits From Increased Tensions In North Korea? appeared first on Shadowproof.

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