05 Feb 2021

Dissenter Weekly: Crooked ICE Union Deal Exposed By Whistleblower

In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola covers a couple whistleblower stories that are emblematic of the mess that must be cleaned up after President Donald Trump’s administration.

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02 Feb 2021

After Ignoring Reality Winner’s Case, MSNBC Uses Her To Attack Edward Snowden

MSNBC turned a segment on Reality Winner’s fight for compassionate release into a partisan attack on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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29 Jan 2021

Dissenter Weekly: Migrant Farmworker Prevails After Whistleblower Complaint Over Lack Of COVID-19 Safety

For this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights multiple whistleblower stories related to federal government corruption and corporate malfeasance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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29 Jan 2021

US Justice Department Tries To Stifle Alleged WikiLeaks Source’s Challenge To Cruel Confinement

The United States Justice Department is attempting to foil former CIA engineer Joshua Schulte’s challenge to his harsh confinement conditions at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in New York.

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26 Jan 2021

The American Exceptionalism Of Secretary Of State Antony Blinken

Blinken may not be rapture ready like his predecessor, Mike Pompeo. He may be more willing to wave the LGBTQIA+ rainbow flag when arming proxy forces or backing regime change operations. However, they are both devout believers in American exceptionalism.

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22 Jan 2021

Dissenter Weekly: Whistleblowing Cops, ExxonMobil Fraud—Plus, US Appeals Assange Extradition Decision

In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola opens with a couple recent stories involving whistleblowers at police departments, who took a stand against abusive activity.

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19 Jan 2021

Trump Reportedly Abandoned Pardons For Snowden And Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden were not offered clemency because Trump “did not want to anger Senate Republicans who will soon determine whether he’s convicted during his Senate trial.”

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15 Jan 2021

Dissenter Weekly: Pompeo’s Political Propaganda, Plus Pardon Push In Australia For Assange

For this edition of “Dissenter Weekly” in 2021, host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights complaints from whistleblowers at Voice of America over Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech, which they described as a “publicity stunt.”

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13 Jan 2021

Making US Propaganda Exceptional Again: Mike Pompeo’s Voice Of America Speech

During the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renewed his efforts to incite greater conflict between the United States and Iran. He also used Voice of America (VOA) to broadcast a speech that a group of whistleblowers described as “political propaganda.”

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08 Jan 2021

Dissenter Weekly: Reality Winner’s Sexual Abuse Claim, Trump’s Hollowing Out Of Oversight Agencies

On the first edition of “Dissenter Weekly” in 2021, host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola starts off the year with coverage of NSA whistleblower Reality Winner, who allegedly was threatened by a guard over a sexual assault claim she filed.

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