Creative Commons-licensed caricature by DonkeyHotey
26 Mar 2017

Interview WIth Mark Ames: The Unending Baffling Frenzy Over Trump, Putin, And Russia

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Mark Ames, a journalist and co-host of the Radio War Nerd podcast. Ames also is the co-author of “The Exile: Sex, Drugs, and Libel in the New Russia” and “Going Postal: Rage, Murder, and Rebellion

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FBI Director James Comey testifies at the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Photo: CSPAN.
20 Mar 2017

Russia Conspiracy Mongering Hits Wall At Congressional Hearing

A House Intelligence Committee hearing into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election ended with no substantial revelations.

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Donald Trump gestures with his hands as he speaks at a podium during a July 16, 2015 appearance in Laconia, New Hampshire. (Wikimedia Commons / Michael Vadon)
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 Airman Magazine on Flickr.
02 Mar 2017

Obama Administration Worked To Fuel Trump-Russia Conspiracy Theory

The Obama Administration began a concerted effort to shovel raw intelligence files about Team Trump’s connections with Russia throughout the government.

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The Pentagon. Photo by David B. Gleason (mindfrieze) on Flickr.
28 Feb 2017

Trump Calls For $54 Billion More In Defense Spending, Cuts Elsewhere

As Trump calls for a $54 billion increase in the gargantuan defense budget, the real winner of the 2016 election may be the military-industrial complex.

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A protester climbs down from a streetlight pole where he hung the Syrian rebel flag. Photo by Gregg Carlstrom on Flickr.
24 Feb 2017

Pause In CIA Arms Program Has Syrian Rebels Worried

A recent pause in the program has many rebels worried that the CIA has gotten new orders from President Trump.

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Photo by Fibonacci Blue on Flickr.
23 Feb 2017

Trump Administration Largely Treats Islam As ‘Political Ideology,’ Which Carries Profound Implications

Trump administration regards Islam as more of a “political ideology,” giving them power to strip millions of Muslims of religious rights.

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Photo by Justin Valas on Flickr.
22 Feb 2017

Around The Empire – Episode 9: The Surveillance State Trump Inherited Feat. Ken Lipp

On this episode of Around The Empire, journalist Kenneth Lipp discusses the sprawling national security and incarceration state President Trump inherited.

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Screenshot of CSPAN broadcast of Trump news conference.
16 Feb 2017

We Obtained Leaked Copy Of Trump’s Plans For First 100 Days And It’s Just Wow!

We got a glimpse at copy of what Trump plans to do by his 100th day and, whoa! It’s simply incredible!

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Screen shot from President Donald Trump's weekly address.
13 Feb 2017

Video: ‘Trumpspeak’—Juxtaposing President’s Words With Images Of Reality

“Trumpspeak” shows the gap between the propaganda of President Trump’s weekly addresses and the reality of what his words mean for Americans.

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