Blog Profile / The Seminal


URL :http://theseminal.com
Filed Under:News / International Affairs
Posts on Regator:1776
Posts / Week:3.7
Archived Since:August 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Salt Lake City Police Chief Applauded Officers Instead Of Reflecting On Nurse Incident

Shadowproof obtained emails from the Salt Lake City police chief after the incident with a University of Utah nurse. Where is reflection on what happened? The post Salt Lake City Police Chief Applauded Officers Instead Of Reflecting On Nurse Incident appeared first on Shadowproof.

Harvard Kennedy Succumbs To CIA Pressure, Revokes Chelsea Manning’s Fellowship

Harvard revoked an invitation for United States military whistleblower Chelsea Manning to serve as a visiting fellow after intense pressure from the CIA. The post Harvard Kennedy Succumbs To CIA Pressure, Revokes Chelsea Manning’s Fellowship appeared first on Shadowproof.

The Surprising Provision Buried In Sanders’ Medicare For All Bill

Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare For All bill contained one very interesting section that has been mostly overlooked. The post The Surprising Provision Buried In Sanders’ Medicare For All Bill appeared first on Shadowproof.

Inspired By Black Panthers, People’s Breakfast Oakland Helps Those Neglected By Government

New movement growing in Oakland follows in the footsteps of Black Panthers to create community in areas where government has failed. The post Inspired By Black Panthers, People’s Breakfast Oakland Helps Those Neglected By Government appeared first on Shadowproof.

Lie Detector Tests: Latest Example Of How Trump May Further Entrench Obama’s War On Leaks

If Jeff Sessions is considering lie detector tests for leakers, it'd fit into the institutional crackdown on leaks previously championed by President Obama. The post Lie Detector Tests: Latest Example Of How Trump May Further Entrench Obama’s War On Leaks appeared first on Shadowproof.

No End In Sight For Big Agriculture’s Push To Criminalize Activists And Whistleblowers

Agribusiness and their lobbyists continue to convince legislatures to pass bills criminalizing whistleblowers, who expose animal cruelty or malfeasance. The post No End In Sight For Big Agriculture’s Push To Criminalize Activists And Whistleblowers appeared first on Shadowproof.

Where Was President Obama’s ‘Decency’ When He Was Deporting DREAMers?

After an official announcement from President Donald Trump’s administration regarding plans to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, in place since 2012, former President Barack Obama released a statement that stands firmly in the middle, an art the Democratic Party has mastered. Show More Summary

Former Clinton Aide Disingenuously Presents Herself As Bold ‘Fight For $15’ Advocate

Clinton Democrats like Neera Tanden may want to lead the call for $15 minimum wage, but if they can't reckon with their past opposition, they're flawed messengers. The post Former Clinton Aide Disingenuously Presents Herself As Bold ‘Fight For $15’ Advocate appeared first on Shadowproof.

UVA Professor Warned Charlottesville Police Of Impending Violence On Night Before Heather Heyer’s Death

After witnessing a "no police intervention" the night before Heath Heyer's death, a professor warned police "the White supremacists will be violent tomorrow." The post UVA Professor Warned Charlottesville Police Of Impending Violence On Night Before Heather Heyer’s Death appeared first on Shadowproof.

Emails Suggest UVA Police Overlooked White Supremacist Groups During Unite The Right Rally

Read the University of Virginia's police chief's emails regarding the "Unite the Right" rally, obtained by Shadowproof under the Freedom of Information Act. The post Emails Suggest UVA Police Overlooked White Supremacist Groups During Unite The Right Rally appeared first on Shadowproof.

Gil Scott-Heron’s FBI File

ShadowProof has obtained 28 pages of FBI records regarding Gil Scott-Heron under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Born in Scott-Heron was a renowned African-American activist, poet and recording artist, perhaps most famous for his 1974 album, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”. Show More Summary

Why Did The New York Times Give A Right Wing Parasite A Platform To Slander Chelsea Manning?

The New York Times provided a platform to a neoconservative writer, who was disappointed the military did not sentence Chelsea Manning to the electric chair. The post Why Did The New York Times Give A Right Wing Parasite A Platform To Slander Chelsea Manning? appeared first on Shadowproof.

CIA Must Help With FOIA Request For Records On Torturers, Appeals Court Rules

An appeals court ruled the CIA and other agencies have no right to "resist disclosure" if a requester fails to adequately describe records they request via FOIA. The post CIA Must Help With FOIA Request For Records On Torturers, Appeals Court Rules appeared first on Shadowproof.

Washington Post Justifies Government Prosecution Of Inauguration Protesters As ‘Conspirators’

Despite the aggressive pressure mounted against J20 protesters, the Washington Post attempted to frame concern for state repression as an overreaction. The post Washington Post Justifies Government Prosecution Of Inauguration Protesters As ‘Conspirators’ appeared first on Shadowproof.

Unauthorized Disclosure—Episode 30: Obama’s ‘Good War’ In Afghanistan Is Trump’s War Now

In an abbreviated edition of the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast, the show highlights listener comments and features a bit of a roasting of a well-known liberal centrist for his social media behavior. It also covers President Donald Trump’s decision to escalate the war in Afghanistan. Show More Summary

Trump Offers Democrats An Opportunity To Finally Oppose Endless War In Afghanistan

President Donald Trump’s plan to escalate the war in Afghanistan is largely a continuation of his predecessor’s policy in Afghanistan, including President Barack Obama’s decision to abandon withdrawal of United States military forces in his last year in office. Show More Summary

Virginia Police Were Not Outgunned In Charlottesville, Documents Suggest

After the “Unite the Right” rally organized by white supremacists rocked Charlottesville, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe complained that the demonstrators “had better equipment” than the state’s police forces. However, documents released...Show More Summary

Before Trump, Clinton Democrats Engaged In Form Of Both Side-ism And Invoked ‘Alt-Left’ To Demonize Critics

Liberal and centrist Democrats did not necessarily coin the label “alt-left,” however, in recent months, the term was popularized by them. It was deployed against anyone on the left who challenged their politics, especially those perceived...Show More Summary

The Neoliberal Record Of Kamala Harris: Reckon With It Instead Of Attacking Critics

Kamala Harris, a career prosecutor who served as California’s attorney general and is now a United States senator, is seen by liberals as the Democratic Party new “rising star”. Democrats are already touting the possibility of a 2020...Show More Summary

Civil Immunity Bills From Republicans Encourage Violence Against Anti-Racist Protesters

A number of state legislatures have considered bills that shield drivers from liability if they run over protesters, who are “obstructing” traffic. These anti-protest bills from Republican lawmakers reflect a political climate in which...Show More Summary

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