Blog Profile / The Seminal


URL :http://theseminal.com
Filed Under:News / International Affairs
Posts on Regator:1747
Posts / Week:3.7
Archived Since:August 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Interior Department Whistleblower Goes Public With Claims Of Retaliation By Trump Administration

A former Interior Department policy director faced retaliation for "speaking out about the dangers that climate change poses to Alaska Native communities." The post Interior Department Whistleblower Goes Public With Claims Of Retaliation By Trump Administration appeared first on Shadowproof.

Disability Rights Activists Were At Forefront Of Resistance To Dead Trumpcare Bill

Activists from the Colorado-based grassroots disability rights organization, ADAPT, were violently removed from the United States Capitol building in June while staging a protest against the Senate healthcare bill. They particularly opposed proposed Medicare cuts that would impact their communities. Show More Summary

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Expect The Bayonet’ by Sheer Mag

Sheer Mag is a do-it-yourself (DIY) band that makes music that is a blend of punk and heavy metal music with the pastiche of 1970s classic rock. They describe their music as a “caustic war cry, seething in solidarity with all those that...Show More Summary

California Communities Facing Rising Sea Level Sue Big Oil Companies For Damage Done

Two counties in California, Marin and San Mateo Counties, as well as the city of Imperial Beach, sued 37 fossil fuel corporations for damage they claim the companies allegedly knew would occur as a result of their contribution to rising sea level and global warming. Show More Summary

Appeals Court Rules Against CREDO And CloudFlare’s Challenge To FBI’s National Security Letters

Federal appeals court argued the USA FREEDOM Act reformed national security letter law enough to make FBI's gag provisions constitutional. The post Appeals Court Rules Against CREDO And CloudFlare’s Challenge To FBI’s National Security Letters appeared first on Shadowproof.

A Tribute To Jack Shaheen And His Groundbreaking Work On ‘Reel Bad Arabs’

“Though the movie may contain compelling cinematography and engrossing performances, as history,” “Lawrence of Arabia” “receives a failing grade,” renowned media critic Jack Shaheen wrote. “Throughout, the theme of cultural domination...Show More Summary

Role Playing The Resistance: How Liberals Grift Movements In The Age Of Trump

The exploitation of progressive rhetoric for the sake of advancing careers, building platforms, and launching hollow political campaigns has become part and parcel of the liberal grift. It is a long con game several are good at playing,...Show More Summary

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’—Episode 24: Best Of ‘Unauthorized Disclosure’

For this week’s episode, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola revisit clips from some of the most listened to episodes since ‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ started in January 2014. The clips represent some of the show’s better moments. Four of the top five episodes are from the current season. Show More Summary

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘We Won’t Go Back’ By Love Always

Benefit compilations are a longstanding medium through which artists support social movements, so it makes sense that in 2017 we have seen a lot of them. One of my favorites has been Battle Hymns, compiled by members of band Quasi, an urgent collection of explicitly political songwriting. Show More Summary

Interview With John Kiriakou And Joseph Hickman On New Definitive Book On Abu Zubaydah

The United States government initially claimed Abu Zubaydah was the No. 3 man in al Qaida. But especially since the release of the Senate intelligence committee’s report on CIA torture, such an assertion has become increasingly harder for government officials to make. Show More Summary

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ – Episode 22: Democrats And Their Ossoff Fail

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola highlight some pretty awful and horrible stories on this week’s show but not before talking about the Democratic Party’s latest epic fail with Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia. After discussing whatShow More Summary

Senate Trumpcare Bill Shows GOP Thinks Working Poor Should Struggle More For Health Care

Senate Republicans want to make Obamacare much worse in order to fund a large tax cuts for the rich, drug companies, insurance companies, and device makers. The post Senate Trumpcare Bill Shows GOP Thinks Working Poor Should Struggle More For Health Care appeared first on Shadowproof.

Help Us Expose The FBI’s Dirty Files

Shadowproof is teaming up with journalist and FOIA pro Ken Klippenstein to publish an important series on the FBI's dirty files. The post Help Us Expose The FBI’s Dirty Files appeared first on Shadowproof.

Chelsea Manning’s Persevering Spirit Shines In Interview For ABC’s ‘Nightline’

Whether in an imperfect or hostile setting, Chelsea Manning’s persevering spirit always shines. That includes her first TV interview for ABC. The post Chelsea Manning’s Persevering Spirit Shines In Interview For ABC’s ‘Nightline’ appeared first on Shadowproof.

Beyond Prisons — Episode 8: Prison Labor feat. Jared Ware

We discuss prison jobs programs, organizing against prison slavery, abolishing the 13th Amendment, and the Millions for Prisoners march in Washington, D.C. The post Beyond Prisons — Episode 8: Prison Labor feat. Jared Ware appeared first on Shadowproof.

Yale Graduate Teachers Union Presses On With Struggle For Negotiated Contract

Yale University graduate teachers unionized in February but are being stonewalled by an administration that refuses to negotiate with them. The post Yale Graduate Teachers Union Presses On With Struggle For Negotiated Contract appeared first on Shadowproof.

Bernie Sanders And Growing Left-Wing Social Movements Are Not Responsible For GOP Baseball Shooting

Senator Bernie Sanders and movements his campaign energized hold commitment to nonviolence. They aren't responsible for latest violence. The post Bernie Sanders And Growing Left-Wing Social Movements Are Not Responsible For GOP Baseball Shooting appeared first on Shadowproof.

Beyond Prisons – Episode 7: Millions For Prisoners Human Rights March Feat. Krystal Rountree

Krystal Rountree discusses the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March on August 19 in Washington, D.C. and the campaign to abolish the 13th amendment. The post Beyond Prisons – Episode 7: Millions For Prisoners Human Rights March Feat. Krystal Rountree appeared first on Shadowproof.

Interview With Abby Martin And Michael Prysner On Venezuelan Opposition & Attacks On Journalism

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome journalists Abby Martin and Michael Prysner to the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast. They recently took a trip to Venezuela and both have faced threats from parts of the right-wing opposition in the country for their reporting. Show More Summary

Stories You May Have Missed As Comey Hearing Dominated US News

A much-anticipated Senate intelligence committee hearing featuring former FBI director James Comey dominated United States media over the past day and a half. Not only did every other media outlet publish coverage of the hearing, but several even covered how the media covered the Comey hearing. Show More Summary

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