Chelsea Manning. Photo by joltcan on Flickr.
21 Mar 2019

Chelsea Manning Believes Subpoena From WikiLeaks Grand Jury May Be ‘Perjury Trap,’ According To Unsealed Documents

Documents show Chelsea Manning’s attorneys are concerned prosecutors in the WikiLeaks grand jury investigation may be trying to draw her into a “perjury trap.”

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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen gives the annual state of Homeland Security address at George Washington University in Washington. (DHS photo by Tim D. Godbee/Released)
20 Mar 2019

Supreme Court Maintains Congress Granted Homeland Security Secretary Broad Power To Detain Immigrants Without Bail

Supreme Court ruled Trump administration has broad executive power to detain immigrants with prior convictions and deny bail hearings prior to deportation proceedings.

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President Richard Nixon (Dec. 6, 1971). Photo via Richard Nixon Library.
18 Mar 2019

Before WikiLeaks, US Government Threatened Press Freedom With Grand Jury Investigations Into Pentagon Papers

The Wikileaks Grand Jury is not the first time an investigation launched by the United States government targeted journalists and undermined press freedom.

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Still image of CNN broadcast on Tulsi Gabbard. Source: YouTube
13 Mar 2019

On CNN, U.S. Foreign Policy Gatekeepers Vilify Tulsi Gabbard For Her Anti-Intervention Dissent

CNN used town hall for Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard to admonish her for how she dissents against US foreign policy, particularly war.

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Chelsea Manning. Photo by Media Convention Berlin on Flickr.
08 Mar 2019

Defying WikiLeaks Grand Jury, Chelsea Manning Carries On Tradition Of Resistance And Goes To Jail

A federal judge sent Chelsea Manning to jail for refusing to testify before a grand jury that is investigating WikiLeaks.

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07 Mar 2019

#ChiMayor19—Episode 4: Ending Austerity For Chicago Public Schools

The fourth episode in Shadowproof’s limited podcast series on Chicago mayor’s race covers education, particularly austerity agenda bolstered by Rahm Emanuel

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Chelsea Manning. Photo by Media Convention Berlin on Flickr.
07 Mar 2019

Chelsea Manning Risks Jail To Fight WikiLeaks Grand Jury

Chelsea Manning will face a closed contempt hearing after refusing to testify before a grand jury that is investigating WikiLeaks.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar. Photo by Fibonacci Blue on Flickr.
06 Mar 2019

Outrage Pushes Democrats To Scrap Vote On Resolution Against Ilhan Omar

UPDATE: The House of Representatives passed a resolution on March 7 that was initially drafted in response to Representative Ilhan Omar’s comments against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which is commonly known as the Israel lobby. It morphed considerably as a result of outrage from progressive Democrats and

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Destiny Harris, activist with No Cop Academy in Chicago. Photo via Bernie Sanders campaign livestream.
05 Mar 2019

Bernie In Chicago: From Civil Rights Era Activism To Present-Day Struggles Against Racism

At a campaign kick-off speech in Chicago, Bernie Sanders delivered a speech confronting systemic racism and racial aspects of economic inequality.

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Shashi Bellamkonda with CACI Chairman Dr. Jack London. Photo by Shashi Bellamkonda on Flickr.
28 Feb 2019

Decade Of Attempts By CACI To Block Abu Ghraib Torture Lawsuit End As Judge Sets Trial Date

A private contractor has tried to prevent a lawsuit challenging their role in the torture of Iraqis at Abu Ghraib a total of sixteen times. Now, the lawsuit against CACI Premier Technology, filed 13 years ago, finally has a date for a trial after a federal judge denied another motion

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