26 Jan 2022

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Landlord Of The Gentriflies’ By Calm. (Featuring Lee Reed and Buddha)

Calm is a hip-hop duo featuring rapper Time and producer Awareness. Time has also done engineering work for Common and is a journalist who has worked with Noam Chomsky.

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24 Jan 2022

British High Court Opens Door For Assange To Appeal To Supreme Court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prevailed in his effort to obtain certification from the British High Court of Justice, which would allow him to appeal their prior decision to the Supreme Court.

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19 Jan 2022

Iowa Judge Upholds Ag-Gag Charge Brought Against Animal Rights Activist Hours Before Dismissing The Case

An Iowa judge upheld one of the state’s “ag-gag” laws in a case brought against an animal rights activist, hours before dismissing all charges.

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12 Jan 2022

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Guardian Angel Platoon’

The Guardian Angel Platoon is the moniker of Canadian veteran, activist, and singer-songwriter Dennis MacKenzie. He released the self-titled album in 2021, right before Canada’s Remembrance Day.

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11 Jan 2022

Twenty Years Of Barbarism At Guantánamo: Biden Could End It But Lacks The Political Will

This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter, a project of Shadowproof. Become a paid subscriber and help us expand our work. The first “high-value detainee” at Guantánamo military prison was approved for transfer a day before the detention camp marked the 20th anniversary of confining prisoners in

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27 Dec 2021

We’ll All Eventually Think ‘Don’t Look Up’ Is Laughing At Us If Nothing Fundamentally Changes

Most contemporary satirical films are compared to Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb.” It is the standard by which critics and viewers decide if the satire succeeded. Yet in the past decades no film has come close to matching the sharpness and

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23 Dec 2021

Ten Of The Best Protest Albums Of 2021

*The following is a collection of some of the best albums of protest music released in 2021. They were selected by Kevin Gosztola and C.J. Baker, who publishes writing regularly at Ongoing History Of Protest Songs. They are in alphabetical order by artist. **Full playlist with each album on Spotify

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20 Dec 2021

The Things Musicians At Territorial Prison Carry: ‘Battle Cry’ Video Premiere

Shadowproof is honored to premiere “Battlecry” from “TLAXIHUIQUI.” It was created by Dane “Zealot” Newton, who is a Black musician at Territorial.

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10 Dec 2021

As COVID-19 Raged, Incarcerated Journalists Fought Isolation And Illness To Expose Abusive Conditions

In 2020, Empowerment Avenue launched as a collaborative writing program to connect incarcerated writers with outside journalists and editors.

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10 Dec 2021

Assange Plans To Appeal High Court Decision Backing Extradition To United States

In a ruling from UK High Court on Human Rights Day, a district judge’s decision which blocked extradition of Julian Assange was overturned.

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