Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Facing Repercussions, High School Students Defy Administrators And Walk Out For Immigrant Rights

The fallout from last week’s “Day Without Immigrants,” which saw restaurant and daycare employees strike across the United States, started immediately, with at least 100 people fired from their jobs. High school students faced the prospect...Show More Summary

Frontline Documentary Tells Riveting Story Of Guantanamo Prisoner’s Kafkaesque Resettlement In Serbia

Premiering February 21, the first part of this documentary profiles the isolated and agonizing life of Mansoor Dayfi after release from Guantanamo The post Frontline Documentary Tells Riveting Story Of Guantanamo Prisoner’s Kafkaesque Resettlement In Serbia appeared first on Shadowproof.

Ohio Prisoner May Face Punishment For Participating In Netflix Show, ‘Captive’

Ohio prison officials wrote a conduct report for Siddique Abdullah Hasan in connection to his appearance in an episode for the Netflix series, “Captive.” In the episode, he discussed the 1993 prison rebellion known as the Lucasville Uprising. Show More Summary

John McCain Struggles To Defend Pax Americana In Munich

Senator John McCain gives his best defense for the neoliberal world order crumbling all around him and seeks to rally support for continuing Pax Americana. The post John McCain Struggles To Defend Pax Americana In Munich appeared first on Shadowproof.

President Donald Trump’s Vengeful Pledge To Pursue ‘Low-Life Leakers’

President Trump ordered the Justice Department to look into "criminal leaks," suggesting there would be penalties for unauthorized disclosure of classified information. The post President Donald Trump’s Vengeful Pledge To Pursue ‘Low-Life Leakers’ appeared first on Shadowproof.

After “Politically Assassinating” Flynn IC Fears “Friday Night Massacre” by Hedge Fund Manager in Deep State War

The intelligence community politically assassinated Mike Flynn and may be “Friday night massacred” by a hedge fund manager and Trump ally with ties to the defense industry. The race for Raqqa is on and Turkey may be involved. Libya requested NATO help on the 6th anniversary of their “revolution”. Show More Summary

We Obtained Leaked Copy Of Trump’s Plans For First 100 Days And It’s Just Wow!

We got a glimpse at copy of what Trump plans to do by his 100th day and, whoa! It's simply incredible! The post We Obtained Leaked Copy Of Trump’s Plans For First 100 Days And It’s Just Wow! appeared first on Shadowproof.

Securus And CoreCivic Sued For Providing Attorney-Prisoner Calls To Law Enforcement

Attorneys Adam Crane and David Johnson sued private prison company CoreCivic and the for-profit phone and video visitation service Securus Technologies in federal court for recording and storing confidential communications between pretrial detainees and their attorneys. Show More Summary

‘They Deserve So Much’: Special Education Teacher On What DeVos Means For Students

The confirmation of charter school advocate and businesswoman Elisabeth DeVos as US Secretary of Education was arguably a massive blow against public education—with absolutely no background in education, 59-year-old DeVos, whose brother...Show More Summary

Deep State Leak Campaign Brings Down National Security Advisor Michael Flynn

After one of the most blatant leak campaigns by national security officials in recent memory, former General Michael Flynn resigned from office as national security advisor. The post Deep State Leak Campaign Brings Down National Security Advisor Michael Flynn appeared first on Shadowproof.

Ten Songs Of Resistance: Gil Scott-Heron

The work of Gil Scott-Heron, a poet and prominent protest musician, is celebrated with this list that includes some Shadowproof readers' favorite songs. The post Ten Songs Of Resistance: Gil Scott-Heron appeared first on Shadowproof...

Video: ‘Trumpspeak’—Juxtaposing President’s Words With Images Of Reality

"Trumpspeak" shows the gap between the propaganda of President Trump's weekly addresses and the reality of what his words mean for Americans. The post Video: ‘Trumpspeak’—Juxtaposing President’s Words With Images Of Reality appeared first on Shadowproof.

Human Rights Abuses Highlighted In Jailed Activist’s Letter From Plymouth County Correctional Facility

Marty Gottesfeld, who is in jail for digital sit-in against a children’s hospital website, describes conditions at Plymouth County Correctional Facility. The post Human Rights Abuses Highlighted In Jailed Activist’s Letter From Plymouth County Correctional Facility appeared first on Shadowproof.

Around The Empire – Episode 8: The Neocons In The Trump Era Feat. Robbie Martin

Dan and Joanne interview filmmaker Robbie Martin about the future of the neoconservatives now that the candidate they lined up against has become president. The post Around The Empire – Episode 8: The Neocons In The Trump Era Feat. Robbie Martin appeared first on Shadowproof.

‘United States Is Still A Colony’: Interview With Jacqueline Keeler On Dakota Access Pipeline

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Jacqueline Keeler, a writer who is of Dineh and Yankton Sioux Dakota heritage, is our guest this week. She is the author of “Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears.”...Show More Summary

“Mr. Cheese” Somali President; More Troops & Afghanistan Stalemate; Take Raqqa Quickly; Ukraine Rebel Assassination

Somalia’s new president “Mr. Cheese,” is a Somali-American technocrat. The situation in Afghanistan is at a “stalemate,” generals want more troops. Isolation operation on Raqqa is nearly complete with an imperative to take it quickly. Show More Summary

Trump Still A Big Loser: 9th Circuit Asserts Authority To Review Muslim Ban, Won’t Reinstate It

The court found Americans have interest in free flow of travel, freedom from discrimination, and no proof ban is necessary to protect national security. The post Trump Still A Big Loser: 9th Circuit Asserts Authority To Review Muslim Ban, Won’t Reinstate It appeared first on Shadowproof.

Trump Executive Order Sets Agenda For Police To Further Criminalize Protesters

Executive orders signed by President Donald Trump set in motion an agenda for escalating the criminalization of citizens, who engage in protest. The post Trump Executive Order Sets Agenda For Police To Further Criminalize Protesters appeared first on Shadowproof.

GOP Falsifies Government Scientist’s Claims To Renew Witch Hunt Against Climate Research

Led by Rep. Lamar Smith, the GOP falsely claims to have uncovered a whistleblower, who can prove the government fabricated and politicized climate science. The post GOP Falsifies Government Scientist’s Claims To Renew Witch Hunt Against Climate Research appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Clampdown’ by The Clash

Today, several radio stations celebrated International Clash Day. KEXP Morning Show host John Richards was largely responsible for the idea of a day for the seminal punk rock band, The Clash. “The message of The Clash, so influencedShow More Summary

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