What happens to “essential workers,” or those on front lines, impacts all making low wages, especially as impacts of COVID-19 keep rippling through economy.
When Katie Dancey-Downs, a journalist in the United Kingdom, pitched Shadowproof a story about COVID-19 and asylum seekers, we knew we wanted to collaborate because of her commitment to covering refugee issue
For the May 3 newsletter, Shadowproof managing editor Kevin Gosztola paid tribute to Nigerian drummer Tony Allen. *** Tony Allen developed a signature way of playing the drums, including polyrhythms, that defined some of the most revolutionary music ever produced. And right up until his death at the age of
Shadowproof needs your help raising money for freelance journalists covering COVID-19’s impact on health care, labor, prisons, and more.
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” we break down reform legislation that would help ensure the Espionage Act is no longer used against journalists. It would also expand protections for whistleblower disclosures. The rights of members of the press that “solicit, obtain, or publish government secrets” would be protected
*A version of this newsletter written by Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola was sent out on January 3. President Donald Trump’s administration assassinated Iranian general Qassim Soleimani and Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. They were killed in a drone strike near Baghdad’s international airport overnight on January 3. Viewed as an escalation
*A version of this newsletter written by Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola was sent out on December 14. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s drubbing in the United Kingdom election has many neoliberal politicians and media pundits claiming the outcome is a warning to Democrats, like Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Certainly,
The articles of impeachment against Trump will represent the desires of the national security state to engage in a New Cold War against Russia and China. It will feature the grievances of current and former intelligence and military officials, who have lost faith in the ability of Trump to properly project American strength.
Kevin Gosztola looked back at the history between the CIA and WikiLeaks, and the agency’s long-held view of the dissident media organization as a “non-state hostile intelligence service.”
Shadowproof launched 4 years ago. Let’s take this moment to assess what many of you helped us accomplish and discuss our aspirations for the coming year.