Chris Hedges, longtime journalist and host of “The Chris Hedges Report,” had Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola on his show to discuss his book, Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange.
CIA and former CIA director Mike Pompeo plan to push for dismissal of lawsuit against alleged spying on Americans who visited Julian Assange
Black Belt Eagle Scout is the alias of Katherine Paul, an indigenous multi-instrumentalist andsinger-songwriter. Her third studio album, “The Land, the Water, the Sky,” will be released onFebruary 10. In a press statement, she declared “I created The Land, the Water, the Sky to record and reflect upon my journey back to my homelands
The following is a collection of some of the best albums of protest music released in 2022. 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.
Reality Winner is an NSA whistleblower who was harshly prosecuted under the Espionage Act, but she is also more than that. She is an advocate who has used the visibility gained from her case to promote an end to prisons in the United States.
Music is often an outlet for songwriters to express their political and personal frustrations. That was the
case with the New Orleans singer-songwriter Earnest Jackson, who in 1975 composed the song
“Inflation” in response to being adversely affected by the high cost of living.
In August, a lawsuit against the CIA, former CIA director Mike Pompeo, UC Global, and UC Global director David Morales was filed that alleged Americans who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange when he was living in the Ecuador embassy had their privacy rights violated.
Originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Music On October 31, 2022, trailblazing singer-songwriter and activist Patrick Haggerty died at the age of 78. A few weeks earlier he suffered a stroke. He fronted Lavender Country which is widely believed to be the first openly gay country band. In 1973,
This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become an annual paid subscriber to help us continue our coverage of whistleblowers. A National Security Agency whistleblower unearthed a hot-shot analyst’s unauthorized “project” that targeted the communications of citizens or persons in the United States, according to a top secret inspector general
Incarcerated people in Massachusetts raised alarm as pandemic winter approached, but county jail officials ignored their pleas—prompting direct action.
Keith Malik Washington faces retaliation for exposing a COVID-19 outbreak at a halfway house operated by GEO Group.
Chicago’s refusal to significantly reduce incarceration during the COVID-19 pandemic left a wake of preventable death and trauma.
Loved ones staged a protest outside the hospital where Alabama prisoners were airlifted following an attack by guards.
People incarcerated at a civil commitment center in VA say they’re not receiving proper medical attention as COVID-19 spreads in the facility.
Alabama prisoners face violence and isolation for organizing a boycott and work stoppage. One is on a hunger strike to protest the state’s retaliation.
Several people incarcerated in Toledo, Ohio claim they are placed in solitary confinement in retaliation for their political advocacy.
Garrett Felber joins Beyond Prisons to discuss Study and Struggle, a political education project which supports and collaborates with MS grassroots organizations.
Kinetik Justice Amun has sued the Alabama Department of Corrections, who he claims engaged in retaliation against him by placing him in solitary confinement.