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09 Oct 2016

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’: Episode 26—Colombia Peace Deal, Backlash For Journalism On Syrian Rebels

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome guest Fabio Andres Diaz Pabon, a Colombian who is a research associate for the Department of Political and International Studies at Rhodes University in South Africa. He is also a contributor to Warscapes. Khalek and Gosztola talk

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25 Sep 2016

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’: Episode 25—Syria, Chelsea Manning, And More

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the ongoing bloodshed and war in Syria, which is not limited to Aleppo. Khalek and Gosztola also talk about the latest unsettling development with Chelsea Manning, who the U.S. Army punished with two weeks in solitary confinement.

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Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on September 10, 2016 (Photo by U.S. Mission Geneva)
18 Sep 2016

Ceasefire Deal: US Reluctant To Force Syrian Rebel Groups To Cut Ties With Al Qaeda

Amidst ceasefire deal between US and Russia in Syria, journalist Gareth Porter joins “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast to address central flaw in the deal.

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11 Sep 2016

Criminal Justice Debt: Forcing Poor Black Americans To Pay For Their Incarceration

Donna Murch outlines brutal system where black Americans are criminalized and forced to pay for their punishment while incarcerated.

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04 Sep 2016

Incarcerated Workers Plan Labor Strike To Resist Prison Slavery System

Media co-chair of Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee appears on the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast to talk about plans for a prison labor strike.

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Hillary Clinton addresses Iran nuclear deal in September 2015 (Photo by Brookings Institution)
07 Aug 2016

Neoconservatives And Clinton Manufacture Fear Of Russian Influence In Election

On this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure,” guest Robbie Martin of Media Roots Radio addresses the new Cold War rhetoric from Democrats in the 2016 Election.

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"March For Our Lives" at Democratic National Convention on July 25 (Photo by Stephen Melkisethian)
31 Jul 2016

The DNC, ‘Lesser Evilism’ And Defying the Democratic Party Establishment

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was an extravagant spectacle of manufacturing consent to create the perception there is now unity around Hillary Clinton. In particular, protesting Bernie Sanders delegates were suppressed with actions intended to enforce conformity and silence. There were whips marching up and down the aisles to

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Protesters put police tape on the fence outside Minnesota governor's mansion (Photo by Tony Webster)
10 Jul 2016

The Policing Crisis Is Result Of ‘Class Project’ Against Workers And Poor Minorities

Gut-wrenching acts of police violence against black people were captured on video and shared widely this past week. In Minneapolis, Philando Castile was executed, and while he was dying in a car seat, his girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, narrated a Facebook livestream. In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was brutalized by police,

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Palestine solidarity activists protest "Times of Israel" gala in New York (Photo by Joe Catron)
26 Jun 2016

Director Of Palestine Legal Discusses New York’s Plans For BDS Blacklist

A political crackdown on the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel’s occupation of Palestine has spread over the past year, and in the past month, it has sharply escalated with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order. Hillary Clinton has also shown she would aggressively promote cracking down on

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Gul Rahman (Screen shot from the ACLU's website)
19 Jun 2016

Journalist Jason Leopold Discusses New CIA Documents On Gul Rahman Who Was Tortured To Death

The death of Gul Rahman at a CIA black site sparked a historic lawsuit against the architects of the CIA’s torture program. Recently, new CIA documents were released containing revelations related to how agency interrogators abused, tortured, and ultimately killed Rahman. In this week’s episode of the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly

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