Yale University graduate teachers protest the administration's refusal to negotiate with them over labor conditions. Source: Local 33 - UNITE HERE on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/local33unitehere/photos/rpp.377951369059344/673212159533262/?type=3&theater)
15 Jun 2017

Yale Graduate Teachers Union Presses On With Struggle For Negotiated Contract

Yale University graduate teachers unionized in February but are being stonewalled by an administration that refuses to negotiate with them.

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Still from Washington Post livestream of Alexandria shooting (source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2UNEcGB0R8)
14 Jun 2017

Bernie Sanders And Growing Left-Wing Social Movements Are Not Responsible For GOP Baseball Shooting

Senator Bernie Sanders and movements his campaign energized hold commitment to nonviolence. They aren’t responsible for latest violence.

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Krystal Rountree, founder of iamWE and national organizer of the upcoming Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March
14 Jun 2017

Beyond Prisons – Episode 7: Millions For Prisoners Human Rights March Feat. Krystal Rountree

Krystal Rountree discusses the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March on August 19 in Washington, D.C. and the campaign to abolish the 13th amendment.

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14 Jun 2017

Around The Empire – Episode 23: High-Level Leaks, Soft Coup, And Conspiracy Feat. Philip Giraldi

Phil Giraldi discusses how former intelligence officers are questioning whether there’s an ongoing soft coup in the national security establishment.

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13 Jun 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Glory’ By Rhymefest Featuring Billy Branch

Rhymefest co-wrote the Oscar-winning “Glory,” with Common and John Legend. The song appeared in “Selma,” and at the 2017 Chicago Bluesfest, Rhymefest was joined by blues harmonica legend Billy Branch for a performance that transformed the song into a 12-minute jam. The presence of Rhymefest at the Chicago Bluesfest was

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Still from "The Invisible Man" by Judith Ehrlich
13 Jun 2017

BOP Office Rejects Imprisoned CIA Whistleblower’s Complaint Over Guard’s Threatening Conduct

Imprisoned CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling’s complaint over an alleged incident with threatening officer was rejected by Bureau Of Prisons regional office

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Still image from Chelsea Manning's appearance on ABC's Nightline. Source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/chelsea-manning-explains-leaked-secret-military-documents-fought/story?id=47931325 (Fair use)
12 Jun 2017

Chelsea Manning: Surviving Prison Took Priority Over Personal Reflection

Chelsea Manning breaks through establishment media’s conventional framing of her case to offer new details on her struggle to survive these past years.

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11 Jun 2017

Interview With Abby Martin And Michael Prysner On Venezuelan Opposition & Attacks On Journalism

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome journalists Abby Martin and Michael Prysner to the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast. They recently took a trip to Venezuela and both have faced threats from parts of the right-wing opposition in the country for their reporting. Martin and Michael produce the weekly show,

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08 Jun 2017

Stories You May Have Missed As Comey Hearing Dominated US News

A much-anticipated Senate intelligence committee hearing featuring former FBI director James Comey dominated United States media over the past day and a half. Not only did every other media outlet publish coverage of the hearing, but several even covered how the media covered the Comey hearing. For example, the Washington

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Chicago Police. Photo by John W. Iwanski (usachicago) on Flickr.
07 Jun 2017

Journalists Sue Chicago Police For Records On ‘Heat List’ Used For Predictive Policing

Chicago journalists sued the police for refusing to release records that may reveal their computerized predictions on who will likely engage in gun violence.

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