“It’s a definitive shift in the entire landscape, not just in Chicago, but throughout the U.S., away from privatization, school closures, charter schools, and the kind of Koch Brother funding of private schools instead of public schools, a threat we’ve been fending off for the last 30 years,” said Jackson Potter, a union bargaining member and high school teacher in Chicago.
Rania Khalek says protests in Lebanon cut across sect and class. They are result of anger against austerity measures imposed by corrupt elites.
clipping. is an experimental hip-hop trio made up of rapper Daveed Diggs and producers Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson. They recently released their third album, “There Existed an Addiction to Blood.”
Journalist Max Blumenthal was arrested on October 25 and charged with “assault” in a political case that he says is “completely false” and “manufactured” by Venezuela opposition supporters.
The Die Jim Crow project has recorded over 50 musicians in five prisons in Colorado, Ohio, Mississippi, and South Carolina. They have dozens of unreleased tracks and launched a Kickstarter to expand into a non-profit record label.
Die Jim Crow, a project that supports current and formerly incarcerated musicians, produced this jazz tune on what it’s like to be released from prison.
Democrats and liberal pundits have come to Hillary Clinton’s defense as she faces a backlash for suggesting Representative Tulsi Gabbard is a Russian asset.
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome Carl Zha, the host of “Silk and Steel,” to the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast. “Silk and Steel” is Zha’s weekly podcast on the history, culture, and current events of China and the Silk Road.
Spanish security company took apart phones of journalists visiting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy, shared reports with CIA.
As prisoners, advocates and journalists warned of deteriorating conditions in Ohio’s prisons over the past year, the inmate population slowly crept back up to around 30% over capacity.
Would New York City’s new rules for solitary confinement have saved the life of 19-year-old Andy Henriquez? Henriquez was brought to Rikers Island when he was only 16. Three years later, he was still awaiting trial when he was placed in isolation. Henriquez had complained of chest pains for seven months before being thrown in ‘the bing,’ but no