The following is a collection of some of the best albums of protest music released in 2020 (so far). 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.
The prosecution against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has invoked my case, making it a haunting reminder of the travesty of justice that befell me.
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola comments on the raid that Florida state agents conducted against COVID-19 data whistleblower Rebekah Jones.
The 11th United States Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against NSA whistleblower Reality Winner’s request for compassionate release from a federal prison, even though COVID-19 remains a pervasive threat.
On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights a report in Vanity Fair that reveals horrendous and unsanitary conditions at a Merck vaccine plant in Durham, North Carolina.
Boscoe is like a much more politically militant Earth Wind and Fire, like if the band collaborated with the Last Poets or Watts Prophets. In fact, both Boscoe and Earth Wind and Fire are both from Chicago’s South Side. As the Numero Group label describes, during the early 1970s, the
In Closing Argument For Julian Assange’s Extradition, Prosecutors Cast WikiLeaks As Criminal Enterprise
In the closing argument for Julian Assange’s extradition trial, prosecutors cast WikiLeaks as an ideologically motivated entity in the “business of encouraging individuals to hack into computers.”
Incarcerated Activist Sues Alabama Prison Officials After Facing Retaliation For Exposing Gambling Ring
Kinetik Justice Amun has sued the Alabama Department of Corrections, who he claims engaged in retaliation against him by placing him in solitary confinement.
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.