Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:25216
Posts / Week:55.1
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Bill Clinton Gaffe Highlights Failing Obamacare

Either the US adopts a single-payer healthcare system or it accepts a brutal classist system. There is no third way. The post Bill Clinton Gaffe Highlights Failing Obamacare appeared first on Shadowproof.

The Problem With Progressives Defending What Clinton Said In Hacked Audio

While speaking to donors at a private fundraiser in February, Clinton derided the "false promise" of the Sanders campaign. Why defend that? The post The Problem With Progressives Defending What Clinton Said In Hacked Audio appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘War’ By Nas Featuring Raye

An album of songs inspired by the film, “The Birth Of A Nation,” which opens on October 7, contains multiple protest songs celebrating Nat Turner as a black revolutionary. As the film’s website describes, the film directed by Nate Parker is set against the antebellum South. Show More Summary

Interview: Muaz Zekeria, Black Muslim Gamer and Freelance Writer

In her first profile for "Islam In America," Roqayah Chamseddine speaks with Muaz Zekeria about his experiences as a Black Muslim in the gaming industry. The post Interview: Muaz Zekeria, Black Muslim Gamer and Freelance Writer appeared first on Shadowproof.

Ohio Muslim Prisoner Threatened With Punishment For NPR Interview On Prison Strike

Ohio prisoner Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan says he was recently threatened with disciplinary action by an investigator at the Ohio State Penitentiary for speaking on the National Public Radio program, “On Point,” about the September 9 national prison strike. Show More Summary

Establishment Media Caught Promoting Fake Russian Story On #TrumpWon Hashtag

There is a specter haunting the establishment media, the specter of a Trump presidency. This idea is apparently so terrifying that no unethical and hypocritical action is too extreme for “mainstream” journalists to take if it they believe it will damage Trump’s presidential prospects. Show More Summary

Samantha Power’s Rhetoric Endangers Peace Talks; Nusra Interview Claims US & Israeli Support

Next Cold War Roundup 9/27/16 Samantha Power and colleagues accused Russia of barbarism and war crimes before walking out of the emergency UN Security Council meeting that they convened. New York Times claimed that Russia used bunker-buster...Show More Summary

Graham, Carter, and Dunford on Military Plans for Raqqa and Assad

Below is the transcript and video of an exchange between Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sec. Defense Carter and JCS chairman Gen. Dunford at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Friday, Sep. 22. during which Graham pressured for military...Show More Summary

Help Fund Roqayah Chamseddine’s New Project Dismantling Muslim Caricatures

Using video, audio, and written word, Shadowproof columnist Roqayah Chamseddine will profile a Muslim American every week, but we need our readers' help. The post Help Fund Roqayah Chamseddine’s New Project Dismantling Muslim Caricatures appeared first on Shadowproof.

Debate Commission Enforces Exclusion By Having Stein Escorted Off Hofstra

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was escorted off Hofstra University’s campus just hours before the first presidential debate of the general election. The escort was part of the Commission on Presidential Debates’ exclusion of her campaign from the debate. Show More Summary

FBI: Murder Rate Up Over 10% Due To Increased Killings Of Black Men

According to the data, over 900 more black men were murdered in 2015 than 2014, their deaths mostly the result of gun violence. The post FBI: Murder Rate Up Over 10% Due To Increased Killings Of Black Men appeared first on Shadowpro...

Guards May Have Gone On Strike At Holman Correctional Facility In Alabama

Guards at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama, staged a work strike for the first time in the history of the Alabama Department Of Corrections, according to the Free Alabama Movement (FAM). In an audio message published...Show More Summary

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’: Episode 25—Syria, Chelsea Manning, And More

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the ongoing bloodshed and war in Syria, which is not limited to Aleppo. Khalek and Gosztola also talk about the latest unsettling development with Chelsea Manning, who the U.S. Show More Summary

Jill Stein Is Like Your Cool Hippie Grandma—And That’s Not A Good Thing

Millennials may see their hippie grandmother in Stein, but no amount of sun worshipping or tchotchke-crafting prepares you for being Leader of the Free World. The post Jill Stein Is Like Your Cool Hippie Grandma—And That’s Not A Good Thing appeared first on Shadowproof.

Documents From Chelsea Manning Show How Army Is Punishing Her For Suicide Attempt

Chelsea Manning has released documents, which offer a glimpse into how the United States Army is punishing her for attempting suicide in July. The post Documents From Chelsea Manning Show How Army Is Punishing Her For Suicide Attempt appeared first on Shadowproof.

Massive Prison Strike Against Slave Labor Expands To 46 Facilities

A prison strike against slave labor, which is in its second week, has spread to at least 46 prisons and jails, according to the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. Lockdowns, inmate suspensions, and full-unit strikes lasting at least 24 hours were reported at 31 facilities, housing approximately 57,000 incarcerated people. Show More Summary

Wells Fargo CEO Tells Congress Bank’s Culture Not To Blame

On Tuesday, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testified before the Senate Banking Committee regarding the company's recent fraudulent account scandal. The post Wells Fargo CEO Tells Congress Bank’s Culture Not To Blame appeared first on Shadowproof.

Your Vote For Jill Stein Is Not A Wasted Vote

Voters are tired of progressive commentators, who are so insecure with the state of politics that all they do is lecture people trying to build alternatives. The post Your Vote For Jill Stein Is Not A Wasted Vote appeared first on Shadowproof.

Delete Your Account – Episode 17: Slavery Never Ended

Roqayah and Kumars interview several organizers affiliated with the prison labor strike currently happening at dozens of facilities across the country. The post Delete Your Account – Episode 17: Slavery Never Ended appeared first on Shadowproof.

Ceasefire Deal: US Reluctant To Force Syrian Rebel Groups To Cut Ties With Al Qaeda

A new ceasefire agreement in Syria was recently negotiated between the United States and Russia, but one significant issue with the deal is that it may lack any meaningful mechanism to force rebel groups supported by the U.S. to end coordination or cooperation with al Qaeda. Show More Summary

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