Dissenter Weekly: Despite War Crimes Investigation, Australian Military Whistleblower Still Faces Prosecution
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights a whistleblower from the Australian military named David McBride, who still faces prosecution for leaking information on war crimes in Afghanistan even though the country recently completed an investigation into the violence. Later in the show,
Americans who lost their homes and belongings to wildfires that spread across the western United States over the past several weeks are struggling to rebuild their lives in the aftermath.
Shadowproof launches the Marvel Cooke Fellowship to fund reporting from writers of color on the prison abolition movement.
Catholic peace activists like those who infiltrated the Kings Bay naval base have attacked nuclearism for 40 years, and have paid a heavy price.
Suicide rates are four times higher in prisons than among the public, yet few preventative resources are available to those incarcerated.
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights some of the individuals on President-elect Joe Biden’s agency review teams, which he appointed for his transition to the White House who previously participated in the war on whistleblowers when Barack Obama was president.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s legal team submitted their closing argument to a British magistrates’ court. They argue, “It is politically motivated, it is an abuse of the process of this court, and it is a clear violation of the Anglo-U.S. treaty that governs this extradition.”
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola shares an update on President Donald Trump’s National Regulatory Commission and their plans to allow the dumping of radioactive waste in garbage landfills. Later in the show, Gosztola discusses former Homeland Security official Miles Taylor, the “Anonymous”
COVID-19’s impact on postal workers in Wisconsin and Michigan has prompted the USPS to ask Minnesota for help ahead of the 2020 Election.
Police say sex-offense registrants who don’t update their information pose an imminent threat. But there’s no evidence to support that logic.