Still image from ABC News interview with Chelsea Manning (Fair use). Source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/chelsea-manning-leaked-classified-military-information/story?id=47942490
16 Jun 2017

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.

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Still from Washington Post livestream of Alexandria shooting (source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2UNEcGB0R8)
14 Jun 2017

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.

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13 Jun 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Glory’ By Rhymefest Featuring Billy Branch

Rhymefest co-wrote the Oscar-winning “Glory,” with Common and John Legend. The song appeared in “Selma,” and at the 2017 Chicago Bluesfest, Rhymefest was joined by blues harmonica legend Billy Branch for a performance that transformed the song into a 12-minute jam. The presence of Rhymefest at the Chicago Bluesfest was

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Still from "The Invisible Man" by Judith Ehrlich
13 Jun 2017

BOP Office Rejects Imprisoned CIA Whistleblower’s Complaint Over Guard’s Threatening Conduct

Imprisoned CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling’s complaint over an alleged incident with threatening officer was rejected by Bureau Of Prisons regional office

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Still image from Chelsea Manning's appearance on ABC's Nightline. Source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/chelsea-manning-explains-leaked-secret-military-documents-fought/story?id=47931325 (Fair use)
12 Jun 2017

Chelsea Manning: Surviving Prison Took Priority Over Personal Reflection

Chelsea Manning breaks through establishment media’s conventional framing of her case to offer new details on her struggle to survive these past years.

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11 Jun 2017

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. Martin and Michael produce the weekly show,

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Chicago Police. Photo by John W. Iwanski (usachicago) on Flickr.
07 Jun 2017

Journalists Sue Chicago Police For Records On ‘Heat List’ Used For Predictive Policing

Chicago journalists sued the police for refusing to release records that may reveal their computerized predictions on who will likely engage in gun violence.

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06 Jun 2017

Notes On The Trump Justice Department’s First Leak Prosecution

Reality Winner is the first person to be charged with violating the Espionage Act under President Donald Trump’s administration.

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A sign carried at the D.C. March For Truth has tinges of homophobia. Photo by kellybdc on Flickr.
05 Jun 2017

‘March For Truth’: The Perils Of Claiming Trump Is Under Russia’s Influence—Without Proof

Democrats demand the country focus on Russia’s alleged election interference without proof instead of advancing a platform that can compete with Trump.

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Still image of Hillary Clinton speaking at Code 2017. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgdJlzuaJ6k
01 Jun 2017

Hillary Clinton’s Post-Truth Claims About Why She Lost To Trump

Donald Trump is often described as a “post-truth” president. Yet, Hillary Clinton has crafted her own alternative reality about why she lost the 2016 election.

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