Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Unfazed By Deadly Nature Of His Ideological Agenda

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt pushes states' rights and climate change denial without regard for the health or lives of Americans. The post EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Unfazed By Deadly Nature Of His Ideological Agenda appeared first on Shadowproof.

Interview With NNU’s Michael Lighty: Solving The Healthcare Crisis With Medicare For All

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Lighty, policy director for National Nurses United. He has worked on health care reform for over 25 years. Lighty addresses...Show More Summary

Book Review: ‘Long Shot: The Triumphs And Struggles Of An NBA Freedom Fighter’

Decades before the NFL blackballed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his activism and political speech, the NBA blackballed Craig Hodges. The post Book Review: ‘Long Shot: The Triumphs And Struggles Of An NBA Freedom Fighter’ appeared first on Shadowproof.

The GOP’s New Front In Culture War Against Climate Science

Republicans and the fossil fuel interests that own them—along with their theoconservative ideologies—have opened up a new front in the culture wars. The post The GOP’s New Front In Culture War Against Climate Science appeared first on Shadowproof.

Oregon State Student Group Stands Up For Arab Journalists Amidst Calls To Disinvite Them From Event

A student group hosting an event at Oregon State University on Palestine, Syria, and Yemen, refuses to disinvite two Arab journalists scheduled to speak. The post Oregon State Student Group Stands Up For Arab Journalists Amidst Calls To Disinvite Them From Event appeared first on Shadowproof.

Following Vaughn Rebellion, Prisoners Issue List Of Demands For Reforms

Prisoners at Delaware’s James T. Vaughn Correctional Center wrote an open letter to the warden and department of corrections, which includes a list of 22 requests addressing various problems at the facility. The list expands upon demands...Show More Summary

Obamacare Is A Failure, But It Will Only ‘Explode’ If Trump Sabotages It

American Health Care Act The post Obamacare Is A Failure, But It Will Only ‘Explode’ If Trump Sabotages It appeared first on Shadowproof.

Flynn Scandal Draws Attention To Power Of Turkish Lobby

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was working for Turkey while also working for Trump's presidential campaign, but failed to register. The post Flynn Scandal Draws Attention To Power Of Turkish Lobby appeared first on Shadowproof.

In Political Prosecution, Palestinian American Organizer Accepts Plea Deal, Will Be Deported

Palestinian American organizer Rasmea Odeh accepted a plea deal from the U.S. government. She'll lose her citizenship, be deported, but serve no prison time. The post In Political Prosecution, Palestinian American Organizer Accepts Plea Deal, Will Be Deported appeared first on Shadowproof.

Despite Campaign Promises, Trump Wades Further Into Middle East

During the campaign, Trump slammed "dumb wars" like Iraq that cost lives and money and achieved "nothing." But he's escalating them now that he's in office. The post Despite Campaign Promises, Trump Wades Further Into Middle East appeared first on Shadowproof.

Prisoner Demands Remain Ignored In Weeks After Vaughn Rebellion

It may serve short term political interests to hire more officers and increase security after Delaware prison uprising, but it won't make anyone safer. The post Prisoner Demands Remain Ignored In Weeks After Vaughn Rebellion appeared first on Shadowproof.

Activists Describe Efforts To Stop Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline In Pennsylvania

Shadowproof spoke with four people about their experiences with, and current efforts against, the Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline in Pennsylvania. The post Activists Describe Efforts To Stop Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline In Pennsylvania appeared first on Shadowproof.

Ryancare Is Just A Shittier Version Of Obamacare

Selling Obamacare was almost impossible for Democrats; selling just a shittier version of Obamacare should be even more difficult for Republicans. The post Ryancare Is Just A Shittier Version Of Obamacare appeared first on Shadowpro...

Around The Empire – Episode 10: Disaster Capitalism And The Empire Feat. Antony Loewenstein

Dan and Joanne interview journalist Antony Loewenstein about how multinational corporations exploit disasters for profit. The post Around The Empire – Episode 10: Disaster Capitalism And The Empire Feat. Antony Loewenstein appeared first on Shadowproof.

Writers, Activists Issue Statement Against Blacklisting In Solidarity With Journalist Rania Khalek

Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald, and others sign statement of solidarity with journalist Rania Khalek and caution against political litmus tests on Syria. The post Writers, Activists Issue Statement Against Blacklisting In Solidarity With Journalist Rania Khalek appeared first on Shadowproof.

Stuxnet Goes To North Korea

In 2010, the world first learned about a malicious computer worm that had been wrecking Iran’s nuclear facilities by making centrifuges malfunction and thereby preventing uranium from being refined. Private security researchers named the worm “Stuxnet” after keywords found in the software. Show More Summary

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ Weekly Podcast: The Campaign To Destroy Rania Khalek’s Livelihood

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the campaign against Khalek, which led to the cancellation of her speaking event at the University of North Carolina. She also discusses Salafism and Wahhabism, extreme right-wing ideologies within Islam that are pretty modern. Show More Summary

Ohio Prisoners Begin Hunger Strike Following Punishment For Appearing On Netflix Show, “Captive”

Jason Robb and Siddique Abdullah Hasan have lost phone and email privileges for 90 days following their appearance on the Netflix show, "Captive" The post Ohio Prisoners Begin Hunger Strike Following Punishment For Appearing On Netflix Show, “Captive” appeared first on Shadowproof.

Immigrant Solidarity Requires Valuing Life Above Labor

The way forward isn't campaigns drawing on cases of immigrants serving the needs of Americans, but a strategy that demands we recognize people as they come. The post Immigrant Solidarity Requires Valuing Life Above Labor appeared first on Shadowproof.

Making The Best Of A Trump Situation

Journalists struggle in a rapidly deteriorating media economy that is focused narrowly on Washington, D.C., and overlooks news in other parts of the country The post Making The Best Of A Trump Situation appeared first on Shadowproof...

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