Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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

Blog Post Archive

Government May ‘Seize’ Citizens’ Fingerprints To Unlock Apple Devices, Federal Court Rules

Federal court rules the government isn't violating 5th Amendment when requiring citizens to apply their fingerprints to sensor to provide access to Apple device. The post Government May ‘Seize’ Citizens’ Fingerprints To Unlock Apple Devices, Federal Court Rules appeared first on Shadowproof.

Week 6: Guide To NFL Players Who Protested During National Anthem

Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who started the movement of taking a knee during the anthem, filed a “grievance” against the National Football League. He alleged owners colluded to prevent him from playing another NFL game because he engaged in protest. Show More Summary

Scott Pruitt’s EPA Will Fight For States’ Rights To Climate Change

In a draft four-year plan, the Scott Pruitt's EPA promises to go above and beyond to restore the rights of states to endure climate change. The post Scott Pruitt’s EPA Will Fight For States’ Rights To Climate Change appeared first on Shadowproof.

More Details On How Far FBI Will Go To Control Its Image In Cinema

Documents show the FBI expects filmmakers or television producers to cooperate with their requests for script changes or else they will deny support. The post More Details On How Far FBI Will Go To Control Its Image In Cinema appeared first on Shadowproof.

Five Songs Of Resistance: Pure Disgust

From 2013 until when they disbanded earlier this month, the Washington, D.C., group, Pure Disgust, emerged as one of the city’s best punk bands. They used blistering eighties-style hardcore to write songs about police violence, respectability politics, and the realities of being young and black in America. Show More Summary

Trump Administration Urges Supreme Court To Get Rid Of Rulings Against Muslim Ban

President Donald Trump’s administration has asked the Supreme Court to vacate lower court rulings on previous versions of the Muslim ban. The post Trump Administration Urges Supreme Court To Get Rid Of Rulings Against Muslim Ban appeared first on Shadowproof.

Donors To Barrett Brown’s Legal Defense Plausibly Allege FBI Violated First Amendment Rights, Judge Rules

Judge determined donors to Brown's legal defense plausibly alleged a government surveillance scheme had the "intended effect to chill First Amendment activity." The post Donors To Barrett Brown’s Legal Defense Plausibly Allege FBI Violated First Amendment Rights, Judge Rules appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘The Last DJ’ by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Singer and songwriter Tom Petty penned a quadruplet of songs on corporate consolidation, the greed of music industry executives, and its impact on artists and fans. Of the four, “The Last DJ” is the most enduring but each song had quite a bit of edge. Show More Summary

Facing Backlash, Pennsylvania Prison Officials Change Reason For Rejecting Newspaper Against White Supremacy

Pennsylvania prison officials claim they rejected an issue of Workers World Newspaper from reaching incarcerated subscribers on the grounds that it contained literal calls to violence in opposition to white supremacy. The departmentShow More Summary

Muslim Ban 3.0: First Major Lawsuit Brought On Behalf Of Iranian Americans

A major lawsuit challenging President Trump's third Muslim ban calls attention to the disproportionate impact it will likely have on Iranian Americans. The post Muslim Ban 3.0: First Major Lawsuit Brought On Behalf Of Iranian Americans appeared first on Shadowproof.

Week 4: A Team-By-Team Guide To NFL Players Who Continued Anthem Protests

The fourth week of the National Football League season saw a steep drop off in the number of players engaging in protest. However, that drop off was no credit to President Donald Trump, whose comments slurring players who stand against racism and police brutality produced a backlash. Show More Summary

FBI Agents Didn’t Think Reality Winner Was Spy—Yet Government Is Prosecuting Her Like One

FBI agents did not think Reality Winner was a "big bad mastermind prolific spy," yet the government is prosecuting her under the Espionage Act. The post FBI Agents Didn’t Think Reality Winner Was Spy—Yet Government Is Prosecuting Her Like One appeared first on Shadowproof.

The Protest Songs Of Charles Bradley

The protest music of the late Charles Bradley explored moral corruption and turning to love to survive, because who knows when change will finally come. The post The Protest Songs Of Charles Bradley appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Solidarity’ By Material Support

A live version of Material Support’s powerful “Know Your Rights,” was featured earlier this year. Its resonant refrain is equal parts punk song, protest anthem, and literal know-your-rights training. The song by the Queens, New YorkShow More Summary

A Team-By-Team Guide To NFL Players Who Protested National Anthem In Week 3

In the NFL's third week, players responded to Trump's comments against those who kneel during the national anthem to protest injustice and systemic racism. The post A Team-By-Team Guide To NFL Players Who Protested National Anthem In Week 3 appeared first on Shadowproof.

Upcoming Execution Of Keith Leroy Tharpe Illustrates Legacy Of Lynching In US

Court filings from juror interviews reveal that one juror voted for Tharpe’s death because he was black. The post Upcoming Execution Of Keith Leroy Tharpe Illustrates Legacy Of Lynching In US appeared first on Shadowproof.

Chicago’s ‘Green Zone’: Community Coalition Opposes City Plans For Massive Police Training Compound

Chicago community organizations contend a new police training center will expand the city police force's "capacity for violence." The post Chicago’s ‘Green Zone’: Community Coalition Opposes City Plans For Massive Police Training Compound appeared first on Shadowproof.

Appeals Court Rejects Absurd Claim Use Of Force Policy Violates Seattle Officers’ Second Amendment Rights

A federal appeals court rejected Seattle police claims that a "use of force" policy violates their Second Amendment rights to use firearms. The post Appeals Court Rejects Absurd Claim Use Of Force Policy Violates Seattle Officers’ Second Amendment Rights appeared first on Shadowproof.

FBI Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny Trump Tower Wiretap

In response to a records request, the FBI said it "can neither confirm nor deny the existence of records" regarding a wiretap of Trump Tower. The post FBI Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny Trump Tower Wiretap appeared first on Shadowproo...

Book Review: Hillary Clinton’s Revisionist History Of 2016 Campaign Is Bourgeois Indulgence

Hillary Clinton’s book on her presidential campaign is a quintessential piece of bourgeois indulgence. Much like autobiographical works that have come before, this book is inseparable from the larger trajectory of the political class once their time in the media spotlight wanes. Show More Summary

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