02 Mar 2018

Kevin Gosztola Discusses Reality Winner’s Case On ‘Democracy Now!’

Shadowproof co-founder Kevin Gosztola appeared on “Democracy Now!” to talk about his most recent coverage of NSA contractor Reality Winner’s case.

01 Mar 2018

Louisiana Officials Engaged In Surveillance Of Bayou Bridge Pipeline Opponents

The Louisiana Bucket Brigade is an environmental justice organization that advocates for communities most impacted by the state’s oil refineries and chemical plants. It has fought construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Bayou Bridge oil pipeline, and newly released documents indicate activists were targets of surveillance. The environmental justice organization and

28 Feb 2018

Protest Song Of Week: ‘Cloud Of Hate’ by Superchunk

“I hope you die scared of all the kids that know the truth.” That line from the recently released Superchunk song “Cloud of Hate” sounds like it was written specifically to soundtrack the past two weeks in national headlines. Indeed, the song could have been written about the emerging youth

Reality Winner's home in Georgia. Photo by Kevin Gosztola.
27 Feb 2018

In Reality Winner’s Case, Defense Seizes Upon FBI Testimony To Bolster Motion To Suppress Statements

FBI agents who questioned NSA contractor Reality Winner never told her she was “free to leave” while executing search warrants.

25 Feb 2018

Interview With Aaron Maté: Russiagate, Democrats, And Total Lack Of Skepticism Among US Press

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Aaron Maté to counter the media frenzy around Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the investigation into alleged election interference by Russia. Aaron Maté is a producer for The Real News and a contributor to The Nation. He recently wrote, “Hyping the

Korean women and children searching the rubble of Seoul for something usable and burnable. November 1st, 1950. Photo via USAG- Humphreys on Flickr.
22 Feb 2018

Read Long-Suppressed Official Report On US Biological Warfare In North Korea

Read the long-suppressed official report from the International Scientific Commission detailing evidence the US used biological weapons during the Korean War.

Photograph of Abu Ghraib Cell Block Prior to Reconstruction via US Department of Justice
21 Feb 2018

Judge: Iraqis Sufficiently Allege Torture By Military Contractor And May Proceed With Lawsuit

A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought against CACI Premier Technology for its alleged involvement in Iraqi torture at the Abu Ghraib prison.

20 Feb 2018

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Rome Wasn’t Burnt in a Day’ By ESCAPE-ISM

Here’s a song from last year that still hasn’t left my personal rotation in 2018: “Rome Wasn’t Burnt in a Day,” a stealthy post-punk ode to working together in tearing down impossible structures of power. It appeared on the debut record by ESCAPE-ISM, “Introduction to Escape-ism,” the first-ever solo record

President Donald Trump. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
20 Feb 2018

Trump Administration Argues It May Detain Captives At Guantánamo Until Fighting Stops In Afghanistan

In response to legal challenge against “perpetual detention,” Trump administration maintains it may hold detainees “until fighting stops” in Afghanistan

18 Feb 2018

Daniel Ellsberg On A Life Dedicated To Preventing Nuclear Attack That Would Result In Near-Extinction Of Humans

Daniel Ellsberg is best known as the whistleblower who released the Pentagon Papers, which exposed what United States government officials really knew and thought about the Vietnam War. But he also worked as a nuclear war planner when he was a RAND Corporation researcher and consultant for the Defense Department.