#NoDAPL DC Emergency Rally | Photo by Stephen Melkisethian
12 Feb 2017

‘United States Is Still A Colony’: Interview With Jacqueline Keeler On Dakota Access Pipeline

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Jacqueline Keeler, a Diné/Ihanktonwan writer, is our guest this week. She is the author of “Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears.” Her work has been published by The Nation, Yes! Magazine, and other publications. Keeler talks with

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(DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen/Released)
09 Feb 2017

Trump Still A Big Loser: 9th Circuit Asserts Authority To Review Muslim Ban, Won’t Reinstate It

The court found Americans have interest in free flow of travel, freedom from discrimination, and no proof ban is necessary to protect national security.

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Chicago Police. Photo by John W. Iwanski (usachicago) on Flickr.
09 Feb 2017

Trump Executive Order Sets Agenda For Police To Further Criminalize Protesters

Executive orders signed by President Donald Trump set in motion an agenda for escalating the criminalization of citizens, who engage in protest.

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Screen shot of House "Science" Committee Chairman Lamar Smith from the Committee's live stream
08 Feb 2017

GOP Falsifies Government Scientist’s Claims To Renew Witch Hunt Against Climate Research

Led by Rep. Lamar Smith, the GOP falsely claims to have uncovered a whistleblower, who can prove the government fabricated and politicized climate science.

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The Clash, Chateau Neuf, Oslo, Norway in 1980 | Photo by Helge Øverås
07 Feb 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Clampdown’ by The Clash

Today, several radio stations celebrated International Clash Day. KEXP Morning Show host John Richards was largely responsible for the idea of a day for the seminal punk rock band, The Clash. “The message of The Clash, so influenced by the international sounds they grew up with, is both powerful and

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Photo licensed under Creative Commons by Ryan J. Reilly
07 Feb 2017

Justice Department Attorney Blunders Through Appeals Court Hearing On Muslim Ban

Pressed by judges for evidence on why the Trump administration needed to reinstate a ban on immigrants and refugees, a DOJ lawyer could not come up with specifics.

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David Frum. Photo by Policy Exchange on Flickr
06 Feb 2017

David Frum Is Definitely Not The Right Person To Give Advice On ‘Effective Protest’

Former Bush speechwriter is drawn to protests against Donald Trump, but he has cartoonish ideas for what citizens should do to resist Trump.

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March against the Muslim ban in Washington, DC, on January 29| Photo by Stephen Melkisethian
05 Feb 2017

Trump’s Muslim Ban Is Test Of What System Will Normalize: Interview With Jamil Dakwar

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Jamil Dakwar, the director of the ACLU’s Human Rights Program. Dakwar addresses how the Muslim ban signed by President Donald Trump has been applied. He highlights the issues involved in arguing the executive order is discriminatory and unconstitutional. He also outlines

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Photo by Geoff Livingston (geoliv) on Flickr.
03 Feb 2017

One Week After Trump Signed Muslim Ban, Multiple Restraining Orders Are In Effect

One week after President Trump banned refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, multiple federal courts have issued restraining orders.

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Victims of Torture (Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: just.LucC, Hayley Austin)
02 Feb 2017

New CIA Deputy Director Briefly Ran Black Site In Thailand Where Detainees Were Waterboarded

Gina Haspel, who once ran a CIA secret prison in Thailand where at least two detainees were waterboarded, was selected to be the agency’s deputy director.

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