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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.

Afghan Forces Hang Detainees On Doors And Windows For Long Periods, Torture Them Into Confessions

A report from the United Nations indicates there is no accountability for torture by Afghan forces and the number of incidents of torture remains steady. The post Afghan Forces Hang Detainees On Doors And Windows For Long Periods, Torture Them Into Confessions appeared first on Shadowproof.

Beyond Prisons – Episode 3: Are Prisons Obsolete? (YES!)

Kim and Brian discuss Angela Davis' book, "Are Prisons Obsolete?"—an excellent handbook on prison abolition and the prison industrial complex. The post Beyond Prisons – Episode 3: Are Prisons Obsolete? (YES!) appeared first on Shadowproof.

CNN Overlooks Torture By Israeli Forces To Smear Women’s Rights Advocate Facing Deportation

In political case, Rasmea Odeh pled guilty in court on April 26. CNN covered the plea by peddling right-wing propaganda about her past. The post CNN Overlooks Torture By Israeli Forces To Smear Women’s Rights Advocate Facing Deportation appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘My Land’ By Litefoot

The United States is a settler colony with few connections to the land both historically and culturally. President Donald Trump is a Frankenstein creation of a settler colonial society. His administration is what a country gets for slaughtering...Show More Summary

Chicago Community Bond Fund Saves Poor, Working Class Residents From Horror Of Cook County Jail

The Chicago Community Bond Fund helps people get out of jail who can’t afford bail, using their stories to push to end cash bond in Illinois. The post Chicago Community Bond Fund Saves Poor, Working Class Residents From Horror Of Cook County Jail appeared first on Shadowproof.

FBI Tightens Restrictions On Personnel Communications With Media To Clampdown On Leaks

The FBI’s effort to crackdown on leaks fits a larger trend in national security agencies, since WikiLeaks, Chelsea Manning, and Edward Snowden The post FBI Tightens Restrictions On Personnel Communications With Media To Clampdown On Leaks appeared first on Shadowproof.

Around The Empire – Episode 15: Were The Chemical Weapons Attacks In Syria A Slam Dunk? Feat. Brad Hoff

Dan and Joanne interview educator, investigative journalist, and Marine veteran Brad Hoff on the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Civil War. The post Around The Empire – Episode 15: Were The Chemical Weapons Attacks In Syria A Slam Dunk? Feat. Brad Hoff appeared first on Shadowproof.

American Muslims See Campaigns For Office As Way To Fight Prejudice

American Muslims are increasingly running for political office to challenge institutional prejudice and discrimination in the United States. The post American Muslims See Campaigns For Office As Way To Fight Prejudice appeared first on Shadowproof.

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