Blog Profile / Firedoglake


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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The One Who Never Got Away: Trader Vincent McCrudden’s Relentless Reckoning

In the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis many Americans looked for someone to blame. The official explanations came in waves. First there was the “these things just happen” story. It was essentially what Wall Street and Corporate...Show More Summary

The Dissenter’s Top Films Of 2016

Kevin Gosztola highlights some of the best films of the year: movies that push boundaries, involve fresh storytelling, and provoke conversation. The post The Dissenter’s Top Films Of 2016 appeared first on Shadowproof.

Obama Gives Parting Shots To Israel, Russia On Way Out The Door

The lame duck period is rarely a productive time for a president, and through the course of four to eight years they undoubtedly make some enemies they would like to payback. The post Obama Gives Parting Shots To Israel, Russia On Way Out The Door appeared first on Shadowproof.

Bullpen Roundup for Thursday, December 29, 2016

Featured _ The economy recovery is mostly a myth for the 99%. President Obama said in 2013 that economic inequality was “the defining issue of our time.” If so, Obama largely failed to do anything meaningful to address this issue. _ Both German Deutsche Bank and Swiss Credit Suisse are The post Bullpen Roundup for Thursday, December 29, 2016 appeared first on Shadowproof.

Mass Graves Found in Aleppo; Mosul Pause; Retaliation for Alleged Russian Hacks

Next Cold War Roundup 12/28/16: Evacuation of rebels from East Aleppo is complete. Syrian coalition forces found evidence of mass executions and torture and stockpiles of weapons and supplies. The Obama administration signed the “Global Magnitsky” and will publicly announce actions to “punish the Russians” for alleged election hacks. Show More Summary

Top Ten Protest Albums Of 2016

Kevin Gosztola runs down the best protest music of 2016, including albums from Anohni, Solange, and A Tribe Called Red. The post Top Ten Protest Albums Of 2016 appeared first on Shadowproof.

Year-End Episode Of ‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ With Roqayah Chamseddine

All throughout the year, we enjoyed producing episodes of our podcast, “Unauthorized Disclosure.” We navigated the dreadful and not-as-awful events of 2016, sometimes with guests who brought sharp insight to significant issues and topics. Show More Summary

Around The Empire – Episode 2: Reporting From Syria Feat. Rania Khalek

Dan and Joanne talk to independent journalist Rania Khalek, who recently traveled to Syria. She shares what she witnessed and her conversations with Syrians. The post Around The Empire – Episode 2: Reporting From Syria Feat. Rania Khalek appeared first on Shadowproof.

European Banks Settling Mortgage Securities Fraud Cases

Both German Deutsche Bank and Swiss Credit Suisse are settling charges with the U.S. government over their involvement in fraud in the mortgage market. The post European Banks Settling Mortgage Securities Fraud Cases appeared first on Shadowproof.

“None Of Us Are Disposable”: Vigil At Rahm Emanuel’s House Marks Lives Of 770 Killed By Violence

Community organizations, faith leaders, and families gathered for a vigil outside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house to mark the 770 people killed by violence in 2016. The post “None Of Us Are Disposable”: Vigil At Rahm Emanuel’s House Marks Lives Of 770 Killed By Violence appeared first on Shadowproof.

Congo Implodes As AFRICOM Expands

While US officials shuttle in and out of Kinshasa amid protests, US military are creeping further and further into the politics of the continent. The post Congo Implodes As AFRICOM Expands appeared first on Shadowproof.

White House Claims Over 80% Of Low-Skilled Jobs Will Be Automated

Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers claims jobs with a median wage paying less than $20 an hour have an 83% chance of being automated. The post White House Claims Over 80% Of Low-Skilled Jobs Will Be Automated appeared first on Shadowproof.

Obama’s Legacy: Leaving Indefinite Military Detention Regime Intact

The Obama administration will pass on a legal regime that enables President-elect Donald Trump to indefinitely hold alleged terrorism suspects away from any battlefield. The post Obama’s Legacy: Leaving Indefinite Military Detention Regime Intact appeared first on Shadowproof.

East Aleppo Evacuated; Western Intelligence Officers Captured? Western Media Confessions

Next Cold War Roundup 12/20/16: Turkey and Russia brokered an evacuation deal for E. Aleppo. Western media confessions began. The Syrian UN ambassador revealed that foreign intelligence officers were bunkered in E. Aleppo, would be captured, and UN monitors real mission was to free them. Show More Summary

Introducing Around The Empire – Episode 1

Dan and Joanne discuss the rebels in Syria that the mainstream media has been promoting as freedom fighters and the powers waging proxy wars in Syria. The post Introducing Around The Empire – Episode 1 appeared first on Shadowproof.

Six Generic Drug Makers Caught In Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Attorneys general in 20 states sued six generic drug makers for conspiring to increase prices on generic medications to boost profits. The post Six Generic Drug Makers Caught In Price-Fixing Conspiracy appeared first on Shadowproof.

Rania Khalek: Aleppo And Western Media’s Whitewashing Of Rebel Groups

The following is from this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast. One of the show’s hosts, Rania Khalek, recently returned from a trip to Lebanon. She traveled to Syria twice and spent time producing journalism on the crisis and war in Syria. Show More Summary

Out Of Prison, Barrett Brown Recommits Himself To Agitating Against Existing Order

After four years behind bars, journalist and activist Barrett Brown was released from federal prison on the morning of November 29, 2016, and ordered to report to a halfway house in Dallas, Texas. “I was picked up by my parents and Alex Winter and his camera crew,” Brown told Shadowproof. Show More Summary

NSA Inspector General, Who Once Said Snowden Is Manic Thief, May Be Fired For Whistleblower Retaliation

NSA inspector general George Ellard, who believes NSA whistleblower was "manic in his thievery," received termination notice for whistleblower retaliation. The post NSA Inspector General, Who Once Said Snowden Is Manic Thief, May Be Fired For Whistleblower Retaliation appeared first on Shadowproof.

Obama Stops Arms Shipment To Saudis As War Crimes Charges Loom

President Barack Obama blocked a sale of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia, citing concerns about Saudi war crimes in Yemen. The post Obama Stops Arms Shipment To Saudis As War Crimes Charges Loom appeared first on Shadowproof.

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