23 Jul 2017

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ – Episode 25: Malik Mujahid on Muslim Ban, Rania Khalek In Syria

Host Kevin Gosztola welcomes Abdul Malik Mujahid, imam and founder of Sound Vision, who is based in Chicago. He also is an executive producer for the daily Radio Islam program on WCEV 1450 AM. Mujahid warns the Supreme Court’s supposed benevolence toward American Muslims over the issue of “bona fide

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Barrett Brown
20 Jul 2017

U.S. Attorney’s Office Harasses Barrett Brown’s Literary Agent

The United States Attorney’s office in the northern district of Texas issued another subpoena against journalist Barrett Brown.

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Interior Department whistleblower Joel Clement went to the Washington Post to blow the whistle on President Donald Trump's administration. (Screen shot via the Washington Post [Fair Use])
19 Jul 2017

Interior Department Whistleblower Goes Public With Claim Of Retaliation By Trump Administration

A former Interior Department policy director faced retaliation for “speaking out about the dangers that climate change poses to Alaska Native communities.”

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18 Jul 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Expect The Bayonet’ by Sheer Mag

Sheer Mag is a do-it-yourself (DIY) band that makes music that is a blend of punk and heavy metal music with the pastiche of 1970s classic rock. They describe their music as a “caustic war cry, seething in solidarity with all those that suffer the brunt of ignorance and injustice

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Flooding in Imperial Beach. Photo by Sher Edling LLP (https://www.sheredling.com/press-room/).
18 Jul 2017

California Communities Facing Rising Sea Level Sue Big Oil Companies For Damage Done

Two counties in California, Marin and San Mateo Counties, as well as the city of Imperial Beach, sued 37 fossil fuel corporations for damage they claim the companies allegedly knew would occur as a result of their contribution to rising sea level and global warming. “Major corporate members of the

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9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Photo by Karol Franks on Flickr.
17 Jul 2017

Appeals Court Rules Against CREDO And CloudFlare’s Challenge To FBI’s National Security Letters

Federal appeals court argued the USA FREEDOM Act reformed national security letter law enough to make FBI’s gag provisions constitutional.

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13 Jul 2017

A Tribute To Jack Shaheen And His Groundbreaking Work On ‘Reel Bad Arabs’

“Though the movie may contain compelling cinematography and engrossing performances, as history,” “Lawrence of Arabia” “receives a failing grade,” renowned media critic Jack Shaheen wrote. “Throughout, the theme of cultural domination prevails—the civilized British conquering civilized folks.” Shaheen continued, “After all, the movie concerns a brave Englishman, not a valiant Arab.

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Two of the original authors of the Combahee River Statement, Barbara Smith and Demita Frazier, spoke at a meeting during the "Socialism 2017" conference. Screen shot from live stream.
10 Jul 2017

Authors Of Combahee River Statement, Which Profoundly Influenced Black Feminism, Mark 40th Anniversary

Authors of the Combahee River Statement reflect on its impact and contemplate what lessons it may hold for those organizing against the Trump administration.

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Myron Dewey, founder of Digital Smoke Signals (Screen shot from "Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock")
10 Jul 2017

Charge Dropped Against Indigenous Journalist Who Documented DAPL Construction With Drone

A misdemeanor charge of “stalking” against indigenous journalist Myron Dewey was dropped by Morton County prosecutors.

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09 Jul 2017

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’—Episode 24: Best Of ‘Unauthorized Disclosure’

For this week’s episode, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola revisit clips from some of the most listened to episodes since ‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ started in January 2014. The clips represent some of the show’s better moments. Four of the top five episodes are from the current season. They are the

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