Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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

Blog Post Archive

Road To Single-Payer: Understanding Different Universal Health Care Systems

Unraveling for-profit health care will continue to be difficult if citizens remain uninformed on how different universal systems truly function. The post Road To Single-Payer: Understanding Different Universal Health Care Systems appeared first on Shadowproof.

Frontline Documentary Methodically Examines Solitary Reform In Maine State Prison

PBS FRONTLINE's "Last Days Of Solitary" documents Maine's progress in reducing the number of prisoners in solitary confinement at Maine State Prison. The post Frontline Documentary Methodically Examines Solitary Reform In Maine State Prison appeared first on Shadowproof.

Radical Scholars And Prison Abolition: A Conversation With Dr. Anthony Monteiro

Dr. Anthony Monteiro discusses his work as a prison abolitionist, the influence that Du Bois and James Baldwin had on him, and answers the question "what does it mean to be human?" The post Radical Scholars And Prison Abolition: A Conversation With Dr. Anthony Monteiro appeared first on Shadowproof.

Turkey’s Praise For Trump’s Syria Missile Strikes Latest Round In Double Game

Turkey has long played a double game in Syria, claiming to partner with the United States and oppose extremism, while actively helping Al Qaida and ISIS. The post Turkey’s Praise For Trump’s Syria Missile Strikes Latest Round In Double Game appeared first on Shadowproof.

Interview With Michael Mann: Climate Change Denial And Attacks On Scientists In Age Of Trump

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Mann, who is a distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University. He also directs the Penn State University Earth Science Center. And he’s the co-author...Show More Summary

Questioning The Narrative Around Alleged Chemical Attack In Syria Is Not Fringe

Governments are known to fabricate when it comes to war. So why is it acceptable to demonize those skeptical about the April 4 chemical attack in Syria? The post Questioning The Narrative Around Alleged Chemical Attack In Syria Is Not Fringe appeared first on Shadowproof.

Chicago Teacher: Rahm Emanuel’s Graduation Requirement Shows He Has ‘No Interest In Understanding The Issues’

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new graduation requirement builds on his record of antagonism toward teachers and students. The post Chicago Teacher: Rahm Emanuel’s Graduation Requirement Shows He Has ‘No Interest In Understanding The Issues’ appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Rican Beach’ by Hurray For The Riff Raff

Hurray for the Riff Raff's latest album, "The Navigator," is full of poignant ballads, but "Rican Beach" is the most galvanizing protest anthem. The post Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Rican Beach’ by Hurray For The Riff Raff appeared first on Shadowproof.

Lawsuit May Serve As Template For Challenging Forced Immigrant Labor In Private Prisons

Class action lawsuit by pretrial immigrant detainees may force GEO Group and other private prison companies to move away from slave labor. The post Lawsuit May Serve As Template For Challenging Forced Immigrant Labor In Private Prisons appeared first on Shadowproof.

Road To Single-Payer: How The US Can Achieve Universal Health Care

This is the moment for honest assessment of how U.S. could adopt single-payer, a proven system that would actually deliver affordable universal health care. The post Road To Single-Payer: How The US Can Achieve Universal Health Care appeared first on Shadowproof.

Introducing A New Podcast On Incarceration: Beyond Prisons

Introducing Beyond Prisons: a new podcast examining incarceration in America through an abolitionist lens. The post Introducing A New Podcast On Incarceration: Beyond Prisons appeared first on Shadowproof.

How Do Media Outlets Know Source Of Chemical Attack Was Syrian Government?

While images of children struggling to breathe and survive is sickening, there must be some sober consideration about the realities on the ground in Syria. The post How Do Media Outlets Know Source Of Chemical Attack Was Syrian Government? appeared first on Shadowproof.

America’s Healthcare System Forces Citizens To Turn To Crowdfunding To Survive

Americans are turning to crowdfunding to pay for expensive medical procedures private insurance won't cover, even under the Affordable Care Act. The post America’s Healthcare System Forces Citizens To Turn To Crowdfunding To Survive appeared first on Shadowproof.

Danger Looms As Trump Outsources Military Decisions To Pentagon

President Trump is increasingly giving more and more power for command military decisions to the Pentagon. The post Danger Looms As Trump Outsources Military Decisions To Pentagon appeared first on Shadowproof.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Unfazed By Deadly Nature Of His Ideological Agenda

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt pushes states' rights and climate change denial without regard for the health or lives of Americans. The post EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Unfazed By Deadly Nature Of His Ideological Agenda appeared first on Shadowproof.

Interview With NNU’s Michael Lighty: Solving The Healthcare Crisis With Medicare For All

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Lighty, policy director for National Nurses United. He has worked on health care reform for over 25 years. Lighty addresses...Show More Summary

Book Review: ‘Long Shot: The Triumphs And Struggles Of An NBA Freedom Fighter’

Decades before the NFL blackballed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his activism and political speech, the NBA blackballed Craig Hodges. The post Book Review: ‘Long Shot: The Triumphs And Struggles Of An NBA Freedom Fighter’ appeared first on Shadowproof.

The GOP’s New Front In Culture War Against Climate Science

Republicans and the fossil fuel interests that own them—along with their theoconservative ideologies—have opened up a new front in the culture wars. The post The GOP’s New Front In Culture War Against Climate Science appeared first on Shadowproof.

Oregon State Student Group Stands Up For Arab Journalists Amidst Calls To Disinvite Them From Event

A student group hosting an event at Oregon State University on Palestine, Syria, and Yemen, refuses to disinvite two Arab journalists scheduled to speak. The post Oregon State Student Group Stands Up For Arab Journalists Amidst Calls To Disinvite Them From Event appeared first on Shadowproof.

Following Vaughn Rebellion, Prisoners Issue List Of Demands For Reforms

Prisoners at Delaware’s James T. Vaughn Correctional Center wrote an open letter to the warden and department of corrections, which includes a list of 22 requests addressing various problems at the facility. The list expands upon demands...Show More Summary

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