Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:25275
Posts / Week:54.5
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Congo Implodes As AFRICOM Expands

While US officials shuttle in and out of Kinshasa amid protests, US military are creeping further and further into the politics of the continent. The post Congo Implodes As AFRICOM Expands appeared first on Shadowproof.

White House Claims Over 80% Of Low-Skilled Jobs Will Be Automated

Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers claims jobs with a median wage paying less than $20 an hour have an 83% chance of being automated. The post White House Claims Over 80% Of Low-Skilled Jobs Will Be Automated appeared first on Shadowproof.

Obama’s Legacy: Leaving Indefinite Military Detention Regime Intact

The Obama administration will pass on a legal regime that enables President-elect Donald Trump to indefinitely hold alleged terrorism suspects away from any battlefield. The post Obama’s Legacy: Leaving Indefinite Military Detention Regime Intact appeared first on Shadowproof.

East Aleppo Evacuated; Western Intelligence Officers Captured? Western Media Confessions

Next Cold War Roundup 12/20/16: Turkey and Russia brokered an evacuation deal for E. Aleppo. Western media confessions began. The Syrian UN ambassador revealed that foreign intelligence officers were bunkered in E. Aleppo, would be captured, and UN monitors real mission was to free them. Show More Summary

Introducing Around The Empire – Episode 1

Dan and Joanne discuss the rebels in Syria that the mainstream media has been promoting as freedom fighters and the powers waging proxy wars in Syria. The post Introducing Around The Empire – Episode 1 appeared first on Shadowproof.

Six Generic Drug Makers Caught In Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Attorneys general in 20 states sued six generic drug makers for conspiring to increase prices on generic medications to boost profits. The post Six Generic Drug Makers Caught In Price-Fixing Conspiracy appeared first on Shadowproof.

Rania Khalek: Aleppo And Western Media’s Whitewashing Of Rebel Groups

The following is from this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast. One of the show’s hosts, Rania Khalek, recently returned from a trip to Lebanon. She traveled to Syria twice and spent time producing journalism on the crisis and war in Syria. Show More Summary

Out Of Prison, Barrett Brown Recommits Himself To Agitating Against Existing Order

After four years behind bars, journalist and activist Barrett Brown was released from federal prison on the morning of November 29, 2016, and ordered to report to a halfway house in Dallas, Texas. “I was picked up by my parents and Alex Winter and his camera crew,” Brown told Shadowproof. Show More Summary

NSA Inspector General, Who Once Said Snowden Is Manic Thief, May Be Fired For Whistleblower Retaliation

NSA inspector general George Ellard, who believes NSA whistleblower was "manic in his thievery," received termination notice for whistleblower retaliation. The post NSA Inspector General, Who Once Said Snowden Is Manic Thief, May Be Fired For Whistleblower Retaliation appeared first on Shadowproof.

Obama Stops Arms Shipment To Saudis As War Crimes Charges Loom

President Barack Obama blocked a sale of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia, citing concerns about Saudi war crimes in Yemen. The post Obama Stops Arms Shipment To Saudis As War Crimes Charges Loom appeared first on Shadowproof.

New Indictment: Prosecutors Intensify Political Case Against Palestinian American Organizer Rasmea Odeh

A grand jury empaneled by the United States government returned a superseding indictment against Palestinian American organizer Rasmea Odeh that will allow prosecutors to further politicize their case and openly treat Odeh as a terrorist when she receives a new trial in 2017. Show More Summary

David Brock Calls Press ‘Animals’ And Pledges To Destroy Trump

In a recent interview, David Brock defiantly told Politico writer (and Podesta emails star) Glenn Thrush that any attempt to attribute Hillary Clinton’s loss to the candidate herself was a “Kellyanne Conway line,” in reference to President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway. Show More Summary

EPA Study On Fracking Vindicates Environmental Groups

The Environmental Protection Agency released a final draft of a six-year study on the impact of fracking on drinking water. The study affirms the scientific reality that fracking contaminates water, and remarkably, the report appears...Show More Summary

Flint Residents Face More Trauma With Dirty Flint River As Water Source

Former Flint resident recalls her childhood and how it was well-known Flint River was dirty and polluted. Now, as a water source, it will bring more trauma. The post Flint Residents Face More Trauma With Dirty Flint River As Water Source appeared first on Shadowproof.

Obama’s Legacy: Institutionalizing Assassination Complex For Any President To Play Judge, Jury, And Executioner

As President Barack Obama’s administration comes closer to an end, the number of civilians killed by United States drone strikes in Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen is at least 500, according to data compiled by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. Show More Summary

Wells Fargo Fake Accounts Scandal Spreads To Life Insurance Business

Prudential Financial announced it would suspend the distribution of a low-cost life insurance policy through Wells Fargo. The post Wells Fargo Fake Accounts Scandal Spreads To Life Insurance Business appeared first on Shadowproof.

98% of East Aleppo Reclaimed; 100,000 Civilians Evacuated; Massive ISIS Attack on Palmyra

The Syrian coalition has recaptured some 98% of East Aleppo and SOHR said the battle is over. 100,000 civilians have evacuated. More than 12,000 rebels surrendered. More than 2,000 went to government-controlled areas and were amnestied. Show More Summary

Statement On B.S. Detector’s Apology To Shadowproof And Other Independent News Sites

Shadowproof appreciates the apology from the creator of "B.S. Detector," a browser extension for flagging "fake news" that wrongly included Shadowproof.com The post Statement On B.S. Detector’s Apology To Shadowproof And Other Independent News Sites appeared first on Shadowproof.

Obama’s Legacy: Human Cost Of Eight Years Of War

Nearing end of second term, Obama administration maintains it has waged warfare legally irrespective of the toll it has taken on numerous countries The post Obama’s Legacy: Human Cost Of Eight Years Of War appeared first on Shadowpr...

‘Chase And Scatter’ Leaves Refugees For Dead In US-Mexico Borderlands

Law enforcement efforts to capture refugees crossing the vast wilderness of the US-Mexico borderlands leads to injury, trauma, death, and disappearance. The post ‘Chase And Scatter’ Leaves Refugees For Dead In US-Mexico Borderlands appeared first on Shadowproof.

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