28 May 2017

Interview With Peter Van Buren: Moral Injury In A State Of Endless War

On this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure,” former State Department employee Peter Van Buren joins the show to discuss his new book, “Hooper’s War.” Van Buren blew the whistle on malfeasance and corruption related to reconstruction efforts in Iraq. He is also the author of “Ghosts of Tom Joad,” and, “We Meant

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President Trump's First 100 Days. Photo by White House on Flickr.
25 May 2017

Trump Administration’s Dysfunction Fuels Prospect Of Leaks Prosecutions

The frenetic political climate intensified by leaks will likely push the Trump administration to pursue aggressive leaks prosecutions.

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Photo by Thomas Altfather Good on Flickr.
23 May 2017

NYPD Sued For Refusing To Confirm Or Deny Existence Of Counterintelligence Activities Against Activists

The NYCLU and Millions March NYC sued the NYPD after the department refused to confirm or deny the existence of records on Black Lives Matter activists.

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Trevor FitzGibbon
22 May 2017

Progressive Organizations Back Letter Condemning Trevor FitzGibbon’s Return To Public Relations

Several progressive groups signed a letter strongly condemning the founder of a PR firm which closed after he was accused of sexual misconduct.

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21 May 2017

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ Weekly Podcast: Episode 18

On this week’s episode of the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss President Donald Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia and how ordinary Syrians view the armed opposition in Syria. They celebrate the release of Chelsea Manning. The hosts also talk about the Comey memo scandal that

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18 May 2017

The Federal Government Is Trying To Imprison These Six Water Protectors

The cases likely mark the first time that U.S. authorities have pursued felonies against people involved in demonstrations against fossil fuel infrastructure.

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17 May 2017

Jezebel Story On Trevor FitzGibbon Largely Affirms What Shadowproof Reported

Despite outrage from former staff of FitzGibbon Media, Jezebel story recognizes news value of Shadowproof’s report on Trevor FitzGibbon.

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17 May 2017

Freed From Prison, Chelsea Manning Pledges Not To Confine Herself To The Past

Chelsea Manning exited the walls of Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas this morning. In a statement provided to ABC News exclusively, Manning declared, “I appreciate the wonderful support that I have received from so many people across the world over these past years. As I rebuild my life, I

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16 May 2017

Interview With CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou On His New Book About Surviving Prison

Former CIA officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou joins special episode of “Unauthorized Disclosure” to discuss his new book, “Doing Time Like A Spy.”

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16 May 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Know Your Rights’ by Material Support

Under the Patriot Act, U.S. Code Title 18, section 2339A, is an anti-terrorism law criminalizing providing “material support” to terrorists, defining that term with a long list of services and resources. I learned this from reading the Facebook page of the Queens, NY hardcore band Material Support. After forming in

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