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Clinton Wanted Political Benefits Of Supporting ‘Fight For 15’ Without Backing $15 Wages

Clinton's campaign wanted all the political advantages of supporting SEIU's fight for a $15 minimum wage but didn't want to support a $15 minimum wage. The post Clinton Wanted Political Benefits Of Supporting ‘Fight For 15’ Without Backing $15 Wages appeared first on Shadowproof.

Mosul Battle Imminent; ISIS Safe Passage to Syria; US-Russia Brink or No Brink?

US warships fired missiles at Houthi targets in Yemen. A test drop of mock nuclear weapons was done in Nevada in early October, and more from around the world. The post Mosul Battle Imminent; ISIS Safe Passage to Syria; US-Russia Brink or No Brink? appeared first on Shadowproof.

Fiancé Of Michigan Prisoner Describes Brutal Response To Prison Strike

On September 9, most prisoners at Michigan’s Kinross Correctional Facility took part in the national prison strike against slave labor and refused to report for work. The prison responded by withholding their hot meals and eventually launched an assault against the prisoners for their peaceful protest. Show More Summary

Prison Strike Leader Transferred To ‘Bully Unit’ As Alabama Tries To Break Strike

One of the leading voices behind the national prison strike against slavery was transferred to Kilby Correctional Facility, known among Alabama prisoners to be a “bully unit,” where prisoners deemed disruptive are brutalized. Kinetik...Show More Summary

Clinton Speech For Deutsche Bank Was Designed To Give Cover For Wall Street Coziness

Hillary Clinton gave a speech to Deutsche Bank that was written so she had something to show if people ever asked what she said "to all those fat cats." The post Clinton Speech For Deutsche Bank Was Designed To Give Cover For Wall Street Coziness appeared first on Shadowproof.

Hillary Clinton Claims Saudi Arabia, Qatar Financing ISIS In Hacked Email

In an email published by Wikileaks, Clinton affirmed the role US allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar played in supporting and promoting ISIS. The post Hillary Clinton Claims Saudi Arabia, Qatar Financing ISIS In Hacked Email appeared first on Shadowproof.

With Small Committed Group Of Supporters, We Can Help Save Journalism

With the support of a few hundred people, Shadowproof can become a sustainable media outlet capable of producing work that makes a difference. The post With Small Committed Group Of Supporters, We Can Help Save Journalism appeared first on Shadowproof.

Clinton Campaign Vice Chair Recommended Not Taking Press Questions At Events

In an email published by WikiLeaks, Clinton campaign vice-chair Huma Abedin wonders, "Can we survive not answering questions from press at message events?" The post Clinton Campaign Vice Chair Recommended Not Taking Press Questions At Events appeared first on Shadowproof.

Leaked Email Proves DNC Rigged Primary Debates

A new batch of emails released by Wikileaks from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta confirmed what many suspected about the Democratic Party debates. The post Leaked Email Proves DNC Rigged Primary Debates appeared first on Shadowproof.

Official Who Developed Superdelegate System Offered Clinton Campaign Plan To Dupe Sanders Supporters

Clinton campaign email shows Mark Siegel offered a plan to dupe Sanders supporters into feeling like they "won" superdelegate "reform" at the DNC. The post Official Who Developed Superdelegate System Offered Clinton Campaign Plan To Dupe Sanders Supporters appeared first on Shadowproof.

Trump And Clinton Believe Muslims Have A Duty To Spy On Their Community

Gorbah Hamed asked the candidates how they'll help Muslims “deal with the consequences of being labeled as a threat to the country after the election is over?" The post Trump And Clinton Believe Muslims Have A Duty To Spy On Their Community appeared first on Shadowproof.

Muslim Prisoner Calls 60-Day Punishment For Interview On Prison Strike ‘Excessive’

The rules and infractions board at the Ohio State Penitentiary punished Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan with 60 days of phone and email restrictions after he did an interview with NPR. His punishment started on October 5, and it is partly...Show More Summary

Accusations of War Crimes in Syria and Yemen; Hillary Will “Take On” Putin

Next Cold War Roundup 10/11/16 Saudi coalition airstrikes on a large funeral in Yemen escalated the war and puts the US at risk of participating in war crimes. The Pentagon may retaliate for an alleged missile fired at a US warship off the coast of Yemen. Show More Summary

Labor Secretary Advised Clinton To Cast Sanders As Candidate Of Whites To Turn Off Minorities

Labor secretary had an idea for how narrative could change from "Bernie kicks ass among young voters to Bernie does well only among young white liberals." The post Labor Secretary Advised Clinton To Cast Sanders As Candidate Of Whites To Turn Off Minorities appeared first on Shadowproof.

Interview: Eman Abdelhadi, Labor Organizer And Queer Muslim

In the aftermath of the attack at the Pulse nightclub, Eman Abdelhadi, a queer Muslim, saw an opportunity to challenge the erasure of LGBT Muslims. The post Interview: Eman Abdelhadi, Labor Organizer And Queer Muslim appeared first on Shadowproof.

Leak Shows Clinton Supporting Wall Street, Open Borders, And Hemispheric Union

On Friday, Wikileaks began releasing leaked emails from Hillary Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta. One email in particular could be explosive. The post Leak Shows Clinton Supporting Wall Street, Open Borders, And Hemispheric Union appeared first on Shadowproof.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Chris Columbus’ by Head-Roc

Most of the United States marks Columbus Day on October 10, but there is a movement, which has convinced several city governments to abandon the holiday and instead celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Hip-hop artist Head-Roc, who describes himself as the mayor of D.C. Show More Summary

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’: Episode 26—Colombia Peace Deal, Backlash For Journalism On Syrian Rebels

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome guest Fabio Andres Diaz Pabon, a Colombian who is a research associate for the Department of Political and International Studies at Rhodes University in South Africa. Show More Summary

WikiLeaks Release Of Clinton Campaign Emails Smeared As Russian Masterminded Plot (Again)

With no specific evidence, President Barack Obama’s administration explicitly claimed the Russian government was responsible for stealing emails from the Democratic National Committee and other individuals and organizations closely linked to the Democratic Party. Show More Summary

War Party ‘Fever Pitch’ for Syria Strikes; Al Qaeda Rejects Evacuation Offer

Next Cold War Roundup 10/7/16 Josh Rogin reports a “fever pitch” among hawks inside the Obama administration making US military intervention plans for Syria. George Soros, and a day later John Kerry, called for a war crimes investigation. Show More Summary

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