Senator Jeff Sessions (left) and David Horowitz (right)
10 Jan 2017

Sessions At Confirmation Hearing: David Horowitz Is A ‘Most Brilliant Individual’

Far-right activist David Horowitz said of Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing for Attorney General, “You will see a witch-hunt worse than anything McCarthy did directed by Democrats against Jeff Sessions.” Hardly, but the first day of the hearing featured effusive praise for Horowitz himself. Horowitz is a quite repugnant individual.

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Screen shot from CSPAN broadcast of Senator Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for Attorney General
10 Jan 2017

At Confirmation Hearing, Sessions Opposes Protections For Reporters Who Publish Leaks

Republican Senator Jeff Sessions opposed protections for reporters, who have viewpoints and publish contents from national security leaks, during his confirmation hearing for the position of Attorney General. Asked by Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar about upholding rules adopted by the Justice Department and avoiding the jailing of journalists who do

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Prisoner, Dark and Cold (Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: takomabibelot, Poe Tatum)
09 Jan 2017

Obama’s Legacy: No Justice For Torture

A key part of President Barack Obama’s legacy includes the administration’s refusal to prosecute any officials from President George W. Bush’s administration for torture.

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Julian Assange. Photo by Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina (culturaargentina) on Flickr.
09 Jan 2017

Assange Criticizes U.S. Effort To Conflate WikiLeaks Publications With Russian Hacking

Wikileaks urges skepticism toward assertion that publications of DNC and Hillary Clinton campaign emails were connected to alleged Russian hacking.

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Director of National Intelligence, James Clappe. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley on Flickr.
06 Jan 2017

Intelligence Report On Alleged Russian Interference In Election Lacks Proof

A much-anticipated report from U.S. “intelligence community” contains no additional concrete proof that Vladimir Putin ordered hacking to influence the election.

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Julian Assange | Photo by 
Cancillería del Ecuador
06 Jan 2017

WikiLeaks Is What It Is Today Because Of U.S. Government And Media

If anonymous officials are right and WikiLeaks knows the Kremlin used them to undermine a U.S. election, then the government and press bear some responsibility.

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05 Jan 2017

Water Protector Who Confronted Armed DAPL Contractor Bailed Out After Turning Himself Into Authorities

A Standing Rock water protector was bailed out of jail hours after turning himself into the Morton County Sheriff’s Department.

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Photo by Kevin Gosztola.
05 Jan 2017

Introducing Beyond Satire

I am pleased to announce the launch of Shadowproof’s “Beyond Satire” section. Shadowproof launched as an independent press organization that aspires to support a range of work from freelance journalists, but I always knew at some point there would be expansions to complement our journalistic work and give the organization

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Trump Tower. Photo by m01229 on Flickr.
05 Jan 2017

Trump’s Lawyers Had Part Of A Book Cut Because It Detailed His Encounters With Women

President Donald Trump’s legal team threatened to make life unbearable for the authors if they included these incredibly shocking revelations.

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Dana (left) and Marty (right) Gottesfeld. Photo from Free Marty G: http://freemartyg.com/
03 Jan 2017

Wife Of Activist Jailed For Digital Sit-In Seeks Help From Trump

The wife of a jailed activist, who faces felony charges for a digital sit-in against the Boston Children’s Hospital website, demands President-elect Donald Trump use his influence to have the charges dropped. Marty Gottesfeld learned about the case of Justina Pelletier, who was institutionalized in a psychiatric ward in 2013

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