From the immense pressure placed on workers to return to low-wage jobs to broken social safety nets that have compounded poverty, food and housing insecurity, and inadequate unemployment benefits, America’s poor and working class have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States,
Anderson .Paak composed the tune based on his own experience attending Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others at the hand of police officers. He created a sad reminder that despite any progress there is still a long way to go for justice.
The recently released remixed version features additional poignant verses from JID, Noname, and Jay Rock.
Legislation introduced in Congress would fill multiple gaps in federal whistleblower protections and grant access to courts and jury trials for review of their cases.
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights a report from the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) that showed dissent channels in federal government agencies aren’t leading to changes and most employees see them as risky. “The report found that the existing channels at
This is the second part of Beyond Prisons’ two-part conversation with professor, author, and abolitionist scholar Dr. Dylan Rodríguez.
As workers organize unions to improve working conditions during the pandemic, employers have engaged in retaliation, including laying offs.
US government employees largely view dissent channels as a “waste of time” and fear they will face retaliation if used, according to a report from POGO.
We launched Shadowproof five years ago. Many of you helped us accomplish quite a bit so let’s take a moment to celebrate the impact we’ve had.
Professor, author, and abolitionist scholar Dr. Dylan Rodríguez joins Kim Wilson and Brian Sonenstein on an episode of the Beyond Prisons podcast.
In 2013, US Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning was found guilty of committing offenses on National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.