An undercover investigator posing as a correction officer smuggled drugs, alcohol, and a razor blade into jails in Manhattan and Brooklyn with incredible ease and found the Department of Corrections failed to implement reforms it supported publicly for nearly five years. A report published by the Department of Investigations [PDF],
US Intelligence Invites Citizens To Dismiss Dissent As Part Of Russia’s Efforts To Undermine Midterm Elections
U.S. intelligence claims Russia will likely target 2018 midterm elections by sowing political turmoil. So should all Americans be skeptical of dissent?
Raye Zaragoza is a Native American (O’odham), Mexican, Taiwanese, and Japanese singer-songwriter. She garnered praise as well as awards for her protest song against the Dakota Access Pipeline, “In The River.” Last year, Zaragoza released an album, “Fight For You,” that contains multiple songs of protest. They draw inspiration from
Frontline’s ‘Gang Crackdown’: How Trump Uses MS-13 To Justify Unlawful Detention Of Undocumented Teens
‘The Gang Crackdown’ shows how the Trump administration uses MS-13 to justify the widespread criminalization of innocent and nonviolent immigrants.
Unauthorized Disclosure—Episode 4: US Government Strikes In Syria, Trump Yearns For Gaudy Military Parade
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola address a Daily Beast piece claiming to “expose” Redfish, a Russian-backed grassroots media project where Khalek briefly worked. Khalek talks about the sheer disingenuousness of this attack. Later in the show, Khalek and Gosztola discuss recent airstrikes by the United States against pro-government forces
Dealing with the death of someone you love is difficult enough. It can be infinitely worse if the grief is compounded by the fact that every day of your life is spent seeking acceptance in the world, as is the case in the Oscar-nominated film, “A Fantastic Woman.” “A Fantastic
Immigrant rights groups file a first amendment lawsuit against ICE over targeting immigrant rights activists with repression.
Court Urged To Sanction Dakota Access Pipeline Lawyers For Suing ‘Earth First!’ Movement, Abusing Legal System
The Center for Constitutional Rights asked a federal court to sanction Dakota Access Pipeline lawyers for “misusing” the legal system.
Protest Platforms is a three-part series examining what it means for music to protest today. Platforms have always helped to shape protest music. Independent artists, punk labels, and do-it-yourself (DIY) organizers have long suggested that the means through which music is created and distributed carries as much political weight as
Last week, to great fanfare, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced they will work on a new health care program for their employees “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.” The response to this announcement unintentionally produced some remarkably insightful conversation about American health care reform. What exactly this new