A portrait of Daniel Ellsberg in a suit and tie taken on February 22, 2016 in Dresden, Germany. (Wikimedia Commons / Dr. Bernd Gross)
27 Feb 2016

Daniel Ellsberg: Nixon Almost Took Vietnam War Nuclear In November 1969

‘There was pressure to make the war larger’ and ‘nuclear targets were picked’ by the Nixon administration, the Pentagon Papers whistleblower revealed.

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A meal being served by a Food Not Bombs group in Sarasota, Florida in this Dec. 26, 2007 photograph. (Wikimedia Commons)
24 Feb 2016

Laura Flanders: Pirates, Hackers, And The Sharing Economy

The Laura Flanders Show: How misfits change the economy. Removing legal barriers to a REAL sharing economy. A vital battle over unions at the Supreme Court.

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A Free Syrian Army engages in a shootout in Aleppo.  (Wikimedia Commons / Voice of America)
20 Feb 2016

BBC Report Explains How US & UK Weapons Flow To Al-Qaida & Other Extremists In Syria

Military aid supplied to ‘moderate” rebels is treated as “a sort of Wal-Mart’ by al-Qaida and other extremists fighting in Syria, one analyst reported.

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DarkMater, a.k.a. Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian, at a Q&A session after a performance. (YouTube Screenshot)
17 Feb 2016

VIDEO: Poetry & Trans Politics With Darkmatter

Trans South Asian art duo DarkMatter, Alok Vaid-Menon & Janani Balasubramanian, are deeply engaged in the connection of art and social justice.

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Bernie Sanders speaks at the Phoenix Convention Center at a July 18, 2015 rally in front of a large audience and the U.S. and Arizona state flags. (Flickr / Gage Skidmore)
13 Feb 2016

Despite Anti-War Claims, Sanders Endorses President Obama’s Foreign Policy

Appearing on CBS’ ‘Face the Nation,’ Sanders praised Obama’s expansive military policy while condemning Clinton for her support of foreign wars.

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Daniel Ellsberg speaks, with his hand on his heart, at a Free Chelsea Manning rally on June 1, 2013. (Flickr / Steve Rhodes)
11 Feb 2016

Daniel Ellsberg: Covert Ops ‘Provoke Our Adversaries’ To Create An Excuse For War

‘The Pentagon Papers’ whistleblower also said one of the largest covert operations in history almost led to nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis.

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A mural created by "Swoon," showing a woman rising from wave-like colors, with the words "Recovery Diaspora" on a banner underneath. (Flickr / Swoon)
09 Feb 2016

VIDEO: From The Streets To The Galleries With Swoon

Internationally-recognized street artist Caledonia Curry, better known as Swoon, shares her art and activism this week on The Laura Flanders show.

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Naomi Wolf said, "Project Censored is a lifeline to the world's most urgent and significant stories." (Facebook / Project Censored)
08 Feb 2016

Preview: Shadowproof Event with Project Censored Directors

On Tuesday Feb. 9 at 8pm EST, Kevin Gosztola will interview Andy Lee Roth & Mickey Huff of Project Censored. Join the FREE, LIVE chat online at Shadowproof.

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The front cover of the parody edition of The New York Times created by Jewish Voice For Peace and Jews Say No! One top headline includes the news that Hillary Clinton is quitting the presidential race to focus on fighting human rights abuses. (JVP / Jews Say No!)
06 Feb 2016

Jewish Voice For Peace Helps New Yorkers Imagine A More Balanced New York Times

Stories from the activist group’s fake edition of the Times included a Palestinian village awarded the Nobel Peace Prize & Congress debating aid to Israel.

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In this November 12, 2011 photograph, a row of riot police with batons and "less lethal" weapons evict Occupy Denver from Lincoln Park. (Flickr / Daniel Holton)
04 Feb 2016

Leak Reveals Denver Police Use Undercover ‘Shadow Teams’ To Target Protest Leaders

Despite making claims to protecting First Amendment rights, a leaked manual reveals how police pick out perceived movement leaders for targeted arrests.

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