The bipartisan freakout over the mere possibility that President Donald Trump might pardon Edward Snowden is a reflection of the deep-seated prejudice that exists against the National Security Agency whistleblower. Prejudice formed among elites immediately after Snowden revealed he was behind disclosures that exposed the United States’ global mass surveillance
Assange’s Defense Details CIA-Backed Espionage Operation, Trump’s Politicization Of Justice Department
In the first day of a week-long extradition hearing, Julian Assange’s attorneys detailed CIA-backed surveillance and allege Trump politicized the case.
Attorney General William Barr swore in 18 members of a White House commission on policing—all of whom work in law enforcement.
*A version of this newsletter written by Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola was sent out on January 3. President Donald Trump’s administration assassinated Iranian general Qassim Soleimani and Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. They were killed in a drone strike near Baghdad’s international airport overnight on January 3. Viewed as an escalation
President Donald Trump celebrated a military coup in Bolivia that forced President Evo Morales, who recently won a fourth term, to resign on November 10. “After nearly 14 years and his recent attempt to override the Bolivian constitution and the will of the people, Morales’ departure preserves democracy and paves
The New York Times sparked outrage when they outed the whistleblower, who filed a complaint alleging President Donald Trump solicited 2020 campaign interference from Ukraine.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced an impeachment inquiry following reports that President Donald Trump obstructed a whistleblower complaint.
At ‘Kids In Cages’ Congressional Hearing, Mother And Human Rights Advocates Share Stories Of Cruelty At The Border
Yazmin Juarez, who fled Guatemala and was held in detention at a facility in Dilley, Texas, where her baby contracted a severe respiratory illness that led to her death, testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The hearing was titled, “Kids In Cages: Inhumane Treatment at the Border,”
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola were joined by journalist Aaron Maté to talk about the end of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Maté, a contributor to The Nation, was one of the few journalists who consistently questioned the Trump-Russia narrative.
If Sanders and like-minded Democrats expect to succeed in their “political revolution,” they have to boldly stand up to Trump’s regime change agenda in Venezuela.