Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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.

PropOrNot Not Only Smears Journalists, But Adds Fuel To Next Cold War

Anyone with a cursory knowledge of American history knows the US intelligence services are not above targeting their own citizens for disinformation campaigns. In perhaps the most famous case, the CIA employed a cadre of journalistsShow More Summary

Rebels Collapse; Kerry and Lavrov Wrangle; Congress Approves MANPADS; Long Battle for Mosul

Next Cold War Roundup 12/8/16 West Aleppo celebrated as the Syrian forces took Old Aleppo, the rebel stronghold in the East Aleppo pocket and the battle for Aleppo is almost over.  Kerry and Lavrov wrangle over ceasefire and evacuation...Show More Summary

An American In Syria: The Anti-Fascist Struggle For Communal Society In The Ruins

The young United States florist now working in Raqqa, Syria, as a volunteer with the People’s Defense Units, or YPG, is known to most on Twitter as PissPigGranddad. He’s a part of ‘weird Twitter’—what’s been described as a sort of Dadaist...Show More Summary

US Sidelined on Syria Solution; EU Offers Cash for Concessions; Rebels Refuse to Surrender

Next Cold War Roundup 12/4/16 US, Britain and France try to force ceasefire in East Aleppo, 60% of which has been recaptured. Russia refuses until rebels and jihadis leave. US is being sidelined as Turkey holds talks with rebels andShow More Summary

Interview: Devyn Springer, Queer Black Muslim, On Art And Mental Illness

For part three of Roqayah Chamseddine’s interview with Devyn Springer, a queer black Muslim, he highlights his work as an artist. The post Interview: Devyn Springer, Queer Black Muslim, On Art And Mental Illness appeared first on Shadowproof.

Wall Street Doesn’t Believe Donald Trump Will Push His Platform

Wall Street doesn't believe Trump is going to actually deliver on his promises, that the platform was bullshit, and that no bank breakup is coming The post Wall Street Doesn’t Believe Donald Trump Will Push His Platform appeared first on Shadowproof.

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ Weekly Podcast: Episode 30 – Syria, #NoDAPL

Rania Khalek is still in Lebanon to produce journalism on Syria, and for this week’s show, she provides an update on Syrian government forces, which bombed, pushed out rebel forces, and retook half of Aleppo’s “rebel district.” Later...Show More Summary

Deconstructing Flaws In Important New Report On Solitary Confinement

A new report on solitary confinement provides access to important data on the number of people in some form of solitary confinement in the United States. However, because the United States prison system is not one body but a collection of...Show More Summary

Report Offers Rare Data On Solitary Confinement In United States

A new report provides a rare view of “current comprehensive data on the use of restricted housing,” which is more commonly known as solitary confinement. Released by the Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) and Yale...Show More Summary

Rebels Collapse in East Aleppo & Civilians Flee; Turkey’s Position Weakens; Diplomatic Emergency

Next Cold War Roundup 11/29/16: Syrian coalition forces broke through to East Aleppo and recaptured territory, working with Kurdish YPG forces. Al Qaeda-led rebel forces are collapsing. Thousands of civilians fled to government-held West Aleppo and to a Kurdish district. Show More Summary

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Honey Trap’ And ‘Eyeball Constructors’

It has been awhile since a submission from an independent artist was featured so this week’s selection comes from a punk rock band from New York and Connecticut called Poor Lily. The band recently released a “punk rock opera” inspired...Show More Summary

The Case to Impeach Chris Christie

Governor Christie took an oath to serve the people of New Jersey. That he broke it is his disgrace. But, if we allow him to get away with breaking it, the disgrace will also be ours. The post The Case to Impeach Chris Christie appeared first on Shadowproof.

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