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The Dissenter

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23 Jun 2017

Help Us Expose The FBI’s Dirty Files

Shadowproof is teaming up with journalist and FOIA pro Ken Klippenstein to publish an important series on the FBI’s dirty files.

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Photo by Thomas Cizauskas on Flickr.
21 Jun 2017

What If Jon Ossoff Campaigned On Message For Medicare For All?

Democrats prioritized flipping a Republican seat in Georgia, but they lost. They need to take responsibility for Jon Ossoff’s failure to win.

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Cover of Redneck Revolt zine. Source: https://www.redneckrevolt.org/printable-resources
20 Jun 2017

Redneck Revolt Builds Anti-Racist, Anti-Capitalist Movement With Working Class Whites

Redneck Revolt recruits poor and working class white people away from reactionary politics with analyses of their class condition and white supremacy.

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Former Attorney General John Ashcroft speaking at CPAC. Photo by Gage Skidmore on Flickr.
19 Jun 2017

Supreme Court Immunizes High-Ranking Officials From Lawsuits For Rights Violations

High court extremely limits lawsuits against federal officials responsible for constitutional rights violations during wartime or national security emergencies.

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Prison Protest

Plymouth County Correctional Facility. Photo from Massachusetts state government website: mass.gov.
13 Feb 2017

Human Rights Abuses Highlighted In Jailed Activist’s Letter From Plymouth County Correctional Facility

Marty Gottesfeld, who is in jail for digital sit-in against a children’s hospital website, describes conditions at Plymouth County Correctional Facility.

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08 Feb 2017

2017 Has Already Seen Several Prison Rebellions

The first few weeks of 2017 saw prison uprisings in Delaware, Texas, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and California.

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Protesters gather outside of GEO Group's immigration detention center in Aurora, Colorado (Justin Valas on Flickr)
02 Feb 2017

Trump Executive Orders Expand Mass Incarceration Of Immigrants

President Donald Trump issued two executive orders on January 25 that will most likely contribute to the mass incarceration of immigrants in the United States. One, titled Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements, is best known for its provisions to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico. But it

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A seclusion unit in a special education room at Grant Wood Elementary School in Iowa. Photo from state complaint filed by Coralville Law Firm.
31 Jan 2017

Iowa Department Of Education Faces Complaint Over Seclusion Rooms For Special Needs Students

In December 2016, Iowa attorney Mary Richard filed a complaint with the state’s Department of Education opposing the use of seclusion units in schools. The units are located within special education classrooms and used to hold children with autism and other disorders in “time-out.” The seclusion units are generally built of plywood, measuring six by six

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24 Jan 2017

Jailed Activist Pens Letter To Justice Department On MCC New York’s Squalid Conditions

A jailed activist, who faces felony charges for a digital sit-in against the Boston Children’s Hospital website, has written a letter from the Metropolitan Correctional Center calling attention to what he describes as appalling conditions inside the facility. The letter was addressed to officials at the Justice Department, the Federal

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14 Jan 2017

Angola Prisoner Retaliated Against For Speaking To Journalist Sues Prison Officials

An incarcerated man at the Angola Prison in Louisiana sued prison officials for throwing him in solitary confinement and denying him due process in retaliation for speaking to a journalist at the local Baton Rouge Advocate. William Kissinger, imprisoned at Angola for over 27 years, should be considered a “model prisoner”

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Sharp Edges

Photo by ILuvGadgets on Flickr
30 Dec 2016

Delete Your Account — Episode 30: Lessons From 2016

It’s been a difficult year for everyone left-of-center, and, if we are going to be honest with ourselves, a lot of our assumptions have been seriously challenged.

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Photo by George Thomas (hz536n) on Flickr.
20 Dec 2016

Delete Your Account — Episode 29: Don’t Forget Flint

Flint resident Melissa Mays discusses the serious health consequences she and her family have dealt with as a result of using their own tap water.

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Photo by DonkeyHotey on Flickr.
13 Dec 2016

Delete Your Account — Episode 28: Time For A Debt Strike

Alexis Goldstein discusses Trump’s choice for Treasury Secretary and his history of racist lending practices and profiting off of the backs of mistreated homeowners.

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13 Dec 2016

Flint Residents Face More Trauma With Dirty Flint River As Water Source

Former Flint resident recalls her childhood and how it was well-known Flint River was dirty and polluted. Now, as a water source, it will bring more trauma.

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Photo by Rodrigo Vieira on Flickr
06 Dec 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 27: Get Your People

On this episode, Kumars and Roqayah speak with returning guest Mariame Kaba, though most of you know her as @prisonculture on Twitter.

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06 Dec 2016

An American In Syria: The Anti-Fascist Struggle For Communal Society In The Ruins

The young United States florist headed to Raqqa, Syria, as a volunteer with the People’s Defense Units, or YPG, is known to most on Twitter as PissPigGranddad. He’s a part of ‘weird Twitter’—what’s been described as a sort of Dadaist subculture that most often experiments with elements of irony. For nearly

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The Bullpen

29 Dec 2016

Bullpen Roundup for Thursday, December 29, 2016

Daniel Wright runs down some of this week’s overlooked stories on labor, corporate crime, the military industrial complex, and money in politics.

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28 Dec 2016

Economic Recovery Is Mostly A Myth For The 99 Percent

The famous United States stock index known as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (or simply the Dow) flirted with approaching a historic high of 20,000. The index, which shows how the largest 30 companies publicly traded in the U.S. are performing, is considered a key indicator of how well U.S.

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Deutsche Bank. Photo by Björn Láczay (dustpuppy) on Flickr.
26 Dec 2016

European Banks Settling Mortgage Securities Fraud Cases

Both German Deutsche Bank and Swiss Credit Suisse are settling charges with the U.S. government over their involvement in fraud in the mortgage market.

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21 Dec 2016

White House Claims Over 80% Of Low-Skilled Jobs Will Be Automated

Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers claims jobs with a median wage paying less than $20 an hour have an 83% chance of being automated.

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19 Dec 2016

Six Generic Drug Makers Caught In Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Attorneys general in 20 states sued six generic drug makers for conspiring to increase prices on generic medications to boost profits.

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David Brock, founder of the Clinton super PAC Correct The Record. Screenshot from C-SPAN2
14 Dec 2016

David Brock Calls Press ‘Animals’ And Pledges To Destroy Trump

In a recent interview, David Brock defiantly told Politico writer (and Podesta emails star) Glenn Thrush that any attempt to attribute Hillary Clinton’s loss to the candidate herself was a “Kellyanne Conway line,” in reference to President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway. Brock went on to seemingly blame anything

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The Next Cold War

By Dmitry Terekhov from Odintsovo, Russian Federation - Mil Mi-8, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38046506
15 Mar 2017

Hillary Clinton Campaign Was Connected To Russian Government

The Clinton campaign took money from pro-Putin oligarchs, while The Podesta Group, a lobbying firm tied to the campaign, lobbied U.S. against Russia sanctions.

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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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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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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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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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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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