Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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.

Rebels Shell Civilians in Aleppo to Prevent Escape; UN Begins War Crimes Inquiry

Next Cold War Roundup 10/21/16 Civilians are used as human shields by jihadists in both Aleppo and Mosul. UN Human Rights Council voted for a war crimes inquiry in Syria. Russia produced evidence of a Belgian airstrike in Aleppo Kurdish village that killed civilians. Show More Summary

Clinton Campaign Makes Wildly Inconsistent Claims About Emails Published By WikiLeaks

Multiple spokespeople insist WikiLeaks published doctored emails but no one from the Clinton campaign has named an example of a forgery. The post Clinton Campaign Makes Wildly Inconsistent Claims About Emails Published By WikiLeaks appeared first on Shadowproof.

Hillary Clinton Promises More Wars At Last Presidential Debate

Hillary Clinton labeled her opponent a "puppet" of Russian President Vladimir Putin and promised more wars in the last presidential debate. The post Hillary Clinton Promises More Wars At Last Presidential Debate appeared first on Shadowproof.

Documents Show How Secret Corporate Money Funds Presidential Debates

Documents obtained by Shadowproof show secret corporate money has fueled presidential debates since they became a quadrennial affair decades ago. The post Documents Show How Secret Corporate Money Funds Presidential Debates appeared first on Shadowproof.

FOIA Records Reveal Clues About Clinton Corruption In Haiti

New documents from a Freedom of Information Act request reveal clues about what went wrong in the rebuilding effort after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The post FOIA Records Reveal Clues About Clinton Corruption In Haiti appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Shoes Off’ by Swetshop Boys

The Swetshops Boys is a rap duo comprised of Himanshu Suri, who is known for his work with Das Racist, and actor Riz Ahmed, who goes by the moniker, Riz MC. Ahmed is a British Pakistani. Suri is of Punjabi-Indian descent. Their ethnicities and brown skin inevitably mean they face The post Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Shoes Off’ by Swetshop Boys appeared first on Shadowproof.

‘Get A Life’: Clinton Bashed Anti-Fracking Activists During Private Labor Meeting

At a private meeting with the Building Trades Council, Hillary Clinton bashed environmentalists who oppose natural gas fracking and insist the United States must keep all fossil fuels in the ground. She said these environmentalists need...Show More Summary

Clinton Wanted Political Benefits Of Supporting ‘Fight For 15’ Without Backing $15 Wages

Clinton's campaign wanted all the political advantages of supporting SEIU's fight for a $15 minimum wage but didn't want to support a $15 minimum wage. The post Clinton Wanted Political Benefits Of Supporting ‘Fight For 15’ Without Backing $15 Wages appeared first on Shadowproof.

Mosul Battle Imminent; ISIS Safe Passage to Syria; US-Russia Brink or No Brink?

US warships fired missiles at Houthi targets in Yemen. A test drop of mock nuclear weapons was done in Nevada in early October, and more from around the world. The post Mosul Battle Imminent; ISIS Safe Passage to Syria; US-Russia Brink or No Brink? appeared first on Shadowproof.

Fiancé Of Michigan Prisoner Describes Brutal Response To Prison Strike

On September 9, most prisoners at Michigan’s Kinross Correctional Facility took part in the national prison strike against slave labor and refused to report for work. The prison responded by withholding their hot meals and eventually launched an assault against the prisoners for their peaceful protest. Show More Summary

Prison Strike Leader Transferred To ‘Bully Unit’ As Alabama Tries To Break Strike

One of the leading voices behind the national prison strike against slavery was transferred to Kilby Correctional Facility, known among Alabama prisoners to be a “bully unit,” where prisoners deemed disruptive are brutalized. Kinetik...Show More Summary

Clinton Speech For Deutsche Bank Was Designed To Give Cover For Wall Street Coziness

Hillary Clinton gave a speech to Deutsche Bank that was written so she had something to show if people ever asked what she said "to all those fat cats." The post Clinton Speech For Deutsche Bank Was Designed To Give Cover For Wall Street Coziness appeared first on Shadowproof.

Hillary Clinton Claims Saudi Arabia, Qatar Financing ISIS In Hacked Email

In an email published by Wikileaks, Clinton affirmed the role US allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar played in supporting and promoting ISIS. The post Hillary Clinton Claims Saudi Arabia, Qatar Financing ISIS In Hacked Email appeared first on Shadowproof.

With Small Committed Group Of Supporters, We Can Help Save Journalism

With the support of a few hundred people, Shadowproof can become a sustainable media outlet capable of producing work that makes a difference. The post With Small Committed Group Of Supporters, We Can Help Save Journalism appeared first on Shadowproof.

Clinton Campaign Vice Chair Recommended Not Taking Press Questions At Events

In an email published by WikiLeaks, Clinton campaign vice-chair Huma Abedin wonders, "Can we survive not answering questions from press at message events?" The post Clinton Campaign Vice Chair Recommended Not Taking Press Questions At Events appeared first on Shadowproof.

Leaked Email Proves DNC Rigged Primary Debates

A new batch of emails released by Wikileaks from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta confirmed what many suspected about the Democratic Party debates. The post Leaked Email Proves DNC Rigged Primary Debates appeared first on Shadowproof.

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