U.S. Marines assigned to the female engagement team (FET) of I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) conduct a patrol alongside a poppy field while visiting Afghan settlements in Boldak, Afghanistan, April 5, 2010.  (DoD / Cpl. Lindsay L. Sayres, U.S. Marine Corps)
13 Mar 2017

Perpetual War For Perpetual Peace In Afghanistan

Despite over 15 years of support, the Afghanistan government currently controls only 63 percent of the country

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Donald Trump gestures with his hands as he speaks at a podium during a July 16, 2015 appearance in Laconia, New Hampshire. (Wikimedia Commons / Michael Vadon)
10 Mar 2017

Despite Campaign Promises, Trump Wades Further Into Middle East

During the campaign, Trump slammed “dumb wars” like Iraq that cost lives and money and achieved “nothing.” But he’s escalating them now that he’s in office.

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James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Delaware. Photo by trconrad2001 on Flickr
10 Mar 2017

Prisoner Demands Remain Ignored In Weeks After Vaughn Rebellion

It may serve short term political interests to hire more officers and increase security after Delaware prison uprising, but it won’t make anyone safer.

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Lancaster Pipeline Awareness members joined the Walk Against the Pipeline in Conestoga Township, Lancaster County. Photo by Lancaster Pipeline Awareness on Facebook.
09 Mar 2017

Activists Describe Efforts To Stop Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline In Pennsylvania

Shadowproof spoke with four people about their experiences with, and current efforts against, the Atlantic Sunrise Gas Pipeline in Pennsylvania.

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Photo by Bill Smith (byzantiumbooks) on Flickr.
08 Mar 2017

Wikileaks: CIA Hacking Phones, TVs, Cars, And Using False Flag Attacks

Wikileaks said the CIA “lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized ‘zero day’ exploits,” and more.

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Paul Ryan. Photo by Gage Skidmore on Flickr.
08 Mar 2017

Ryancare Is Just A Shittier Version Of Obamacare

Selling Obamacare was almost impossible for Democrats; selling just a shittier version of Obamacare should be even more difficult for Republicans.

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Antony Loewenstein speaks at a rally in New South Wales, Australia on May 18, 2014. (Flickr / Claudio Accheri)
07 Mar 2017

Around The Empire – Episode 10: Disaster Capitalism And The Empire Feat. Antony Loewenstein

Dan and Joanne interview journalist Antony Loewenstein about how multinational corporations exploit disasters for profit.

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Journalist and co-host of "Unauthorized Disclosure," Rania Khalek
06 Mar 2017

Writers, Activists Issue Statement Against Blacklisting In Solidarity With Journalist Rania Khalek

Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald, and others sign statement of solidarity with journalist Rania Khalek and caution against political litmus tests on Syria.

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US nuclear weapons test in Nevada in 1953. Photo by US Government.
06 Mar 2017

Stuxnet Goes To North Korea

New report shows Obama Administration launched cyberweapons at North Korea.

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05 Mar 2017

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ Weekly Podcast: The Campaign To Destroy Rania Khalek’s Livelihood

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the campaign against Khalek, which led to the cancellation of her speaking event at the University of North Carolina. She also discusses Salafism and Wahhabism, extreme right-wing ideologies within Islam that are pretty modern. She experienced a bit of a backlash for comments

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