Flag of Venezuela. Photo by sinlentes on Flickr.
03 Aug 2017

After Constituent Assembly Vote, US-Backed Opposition Further Destabilizes Venezuela With Violence

US-backed opposition in Venezuela foments deadly violence as it refuses to participate in democratic processes supported by Nicolas Maduro’s government.

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Photo by Chris Fithall on Flickr.
02 Aug 2017

Looking Back On Shadowproof’s Second Year

It’s Shadowproof’s second birthday! We take a look back to honestly assess the work we are doing and to share aspirations with members and regular readers.

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01 Aug 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Easy Target’ By John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp produced an oil painting inspired by street art that pointedly declares, “Martin Luther King had a dream, and this ain’t it.” King deliberately looks nothing like the civil rights leader. It is on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the “Mellencamp” exhibit

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Pruitt The Pollutor, Rally To Oppose EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt. Photo by Lorie Shaull via number7cloud on Flickr.
01 Aug 2017

Senior EPA Official Resigns In Protest Against EPA Administrator’s ‘Industry Deregulation’

A senior Environmental Protection Agency official resigned from the agency in protest against Administrator Scott Pruitt’s plans for industry deregulation.

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30 Jul 2017

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’—Episode 26: Let Incarcerated People Speak For Themselves

Host Kevin Gosztola welcomes Kim Wilson and Brian Sonenstein, co-hosts of the “Beyond Prisons” podcast, to the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast. Wilson and Sonenstein discuss their new show, which covers prisons and prison reform from an abolitionist perspective. It elevates people directly impacted by the system of mass incarceration by

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28 Jul 2017

CIA Torture Architects Cement Their Infamy By Invoking Accused Nazi War Criminals To Avoid Accountability

Two CIA psychologists, who were architects of the CIA’s torture program, have resorted to defense arguments once used by accused Nazi war criminals in order to claim they should not be held liable for torture. James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were contracted by the CIA to develop, implement, and personally

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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Photo from District Court website.
25 Jul 2017

Saving 1,400 Iraqi Nationals From ‘Grisly Fate,’ Federal Court Temporarily Blocks Deportations

A federal court in Detroit temporarily blocked the deportation of over 1,400 Iraqi nationals, who say they face a “grisly fate” if they are deported back to Iraq.

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Senator Chuck Schumer. Photo by Edward Kimmel on Flickr.
24 Jul 2017

Democrats’ ‘Better Deal’ Platform Isn’t Anything Working People Haven’t Been Sold Already

Democrats have “A Better Deal” for citizens that they plan to unveil, but it sounds like more of the same corporate politics.

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23 Jul 2017

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ – Episode 25: Malik Mujahid on Muslim Ban, Rania Khalek In Syria

Host Kevin Gosztola welcomes Abdul Malik Mujahid, imam and founder of Sound Vision, who is based in Chicago. He also is an executive producer for the daily Radio Islam program on WCEV 1450 AM. Mujahid warns the Supreme Court’s supposed benevolence toward American Muslims over the issue of “bona fide

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Barrett Brown
20 Jul 2017

U.S. Attorney’s Office Harasses Barrett Brown’s Literary Agent

The United States Attorney’s office in the northern district of Texas issued another subpoena against journalist Barrett Brown.

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