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Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Attica Blues’ by Archie Shepp

Forty-five years ago, on September 13, New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller deployed the National Guard, police, and guards to crush the prisoner rebellion at the Attica state prison.  Tear gas was launched. Prisoners who were not resisting were shot and killed. Show More Summary

Prison Strike Against Slave-Like Conditions Spreads To At Least Twelve States

Years of prisoner organizing and resistance culminated on September 9, as a national labor strike against slave-like conditions started. As of this writing, incarcerated workers in facilities in at least twelve states reportedly engaged in work stoppages. Show More Summary

What If America Happened To Forget The September 11th Attacks?

"Never Forget" is supposedly a pledge to not allow the deaths on 9/11 to be in vain, but it's not as if the US has honored their sacrifice by consulting history. The post What If America Happened To Forget The September 11th Attacks? appeared first on Shadowproof.

‘I Need Help’: Chelsea Manning Launches Hunger Strike

Chelsea Manning has launched a hunger strike that she says will last until the military and US government stop bullying her and give her the help she needs. The post ‘I Need Help’: Chelsea Manning Launches Hunger Strike appeared first on Shadowproof.

Jill Stein At Chicago Rally: The Real Criminals Are Those Behind Dakota Access Pipeline

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein wrapped up a day of campaigning in Chicago on September 8 with a rally that brought several hundred supporters to their feet multiple times. Earlier in the day, she was in the South Austin neighborhood to talk to residents. Show More Summary

US HIMARS Rocket Strikes in Syria From Turkey; Carter’s Oxford Speech Pressures Russia

Next Cold War Roundup 9/9/16 The US has deployed HIMARS rocket artillery and troops in Turkey near the Syrian border and, in the last week, has launched rocket attacks into northern Syria. US military officials say they are working closely...Show More Summary

Film Review: The Truth In Comedy Of Mike Birbiglia’s ‘Don’t Think Twice’

“Don’t Think Twice,” Mike Birbiglia’s ensemble comedy about an improv troupe in New York struggling as some members of the troupe become more successful than others, is driven by a concept, which Birbiglia articulated on the podcast,...Show More Summary

The Derangement Of Journalists Against Transparency

Journalists who argue for limiting FOIA so emails are protected betray a great tradition of watchdog journalism. The post The Derangement Of Journalists Against Transparency appeared first on Shadowproof.

Inspector General Report: Pentagon Misreporting Trillions Of Dollars

The Pentagon has been caught, once again, not keeping track of where the money is going and remains unable to go through an audit. The post Inspector General Report: Pentagon Misreporting Trillions Of Dollars appeared first on Shadowproof.

Changes To Federal Solitary Confinement Rules Modestly Improve Cruel Conditions

The Bureau of Prisons changed its policies governing Special Management Units in federal prisons, but they are unlikely to meaningfully improve living conditions. The post Changes To Federal Solitary Confinement Rules Modestly Improve Cruel Conditions appeared first on Shadowproof.

Whistleblowers Condemn US For Denying Entry To Former British Ambassador

Craig Murray is currently scheduled to speak at a conference and present an award to CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, but the U.S. has refused to grant him "entry clearance." The post Whistleblowers Condemn US For Denying Entry To Former British Ambassador appeared first on Shadowproof.

Syrian Forces Surround Eastern Aleppo; CIA-Backed Rebel Shot British Journo

Next Cold War Roundup 9/6/16 At the G20, Pres. Obama met with Turkish Pres. Erdogan, where he promised to help bring coup plotters to justice, and with Russian Pres. Putin, where they failed to agree on a Syria deal. He also met with Chinese Pres. Show More Summary

‘Boy From War’ Filmmakers Describe Power Of Animation To Present Trauma Of War

Shadowproof interviewed Usama Alshaibi and Eman Akram Nader about the subject of their unique and stunning project, "Boy Of War." The post ‘Boy From War’ Filmmakers Describe Power Of Animation To Present Trauma Of War appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Attica State’ by John Lennon And Yoko Ono

This week, on September 9, it will be 45 years since the Attica rebellion. Prisoners in various facilities throughout the country plan to engage in a long-term labor strike against prison slavery, many of the same conditions prisoners at Attica state prison in New York resisted. Show More Summary

Incarcerated Workers Plan Labor Strike To Resist Prison Slavery System

Media co-chair of Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee appears on the "Unauthorized Disclosure" podcast to talk about plans for a prison labor strike. The post Incarcerated Workers Plan Labor Strike To Resist Prison Slavery System appeared first on Shadowproof.

900 Afghan Forces Killed in July. Putin Talks About Deal With US.

Next Cold War Roundup 9/2/16 Russian President Vladimir Putin said there may be a deal with the US on Syria in the near future and a Russian official said the deal must be reached while President Barack Obama is in office. Putin also confirmed that Russia and Turkey are aligning their The post 900 Afghan Forces Killed in July. Show More Summary

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