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
*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
Shadowproof is honored to premiere “Battlecry” from “TLAXIHUIQUI.” It was created by Dane “Zealot” Newton, who is a Black musician at Territorial.
In a ruling from UK High Court on Human Rights Day, a district judge’s decision which blocked extradition of Julian Assange was overturned.
In an exclusive interview one day after his release from prison, Craig Murray describes surviving a COVID outbreak and why he is not done challenging his conviction for blog posts.
The latest single from Canadian indigenous throat singer Tanya Tagaq’s forthcoming album, “Tongues,” is about accountability. “Oh, you’re guilty,” she sings. “It’s not a question,” a press release from her states.
“Alice,” whose husband is incarcerated in California, joins Beyond Prisons to discuss how California prison officials are handling COVID-19.
Ellis Maxwell shares a conversation they had with Charles Boyd, who is incarcerated at SCI-Phoenix in Pennsylvania, about COVID-19 behind bars.
Incarcerated abolitionist Stephen Wilson began a hunger strike to protest retaliation he faced for speaking out about COVID-19 behind bars in Pennsylvania.
Strawberry Hampton claims her reincarceration was part of a larger state-run retaliation campaign to silence her for reporting repeated abuse.
Writer, artist, and NYU student Jose Díaz shares his experience of being arrested and imprisoned on a technical violation during the COVID-19 crisis.
Cook County Jail detainees file a class action lawsuit alleging officials “failed in [their] constitutional responsibility” to “provide reasonable protection” against COVID-19.
The American Health Care Act has gone down in a blaze of glory. It is time to focus on what President Donald Trump has long said would be his plan B.
Americans can’t endure endless tinkering with private health insurance. We must change the conversation on health care once and for all.
Selling Obamacare was almost impossible for Democrats; selling just a shittier version of Obamacare should be even more difficult for Republicans.
Calling for laws that would make everyone entitled to the same government assistance to afford health insurance and education is a good thing.
The Trump team has made it clear they are going after the highly unpopular individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
At this year’s World Economic Forum, political and corporate elites recognized populism was on the rise and that increasingly people rebuked their project.