South Carolina prisoners abandoned to Hurricane Florence were forced to fill over 35,000 sand bags. Photo via SC Department of Corrections on Twitter.
14 Sep 2018

Member Newsletter: Why South Carolina Abandoned Prisoners During Hurricane Florence

Brian Sonenstein examines decision not to evacuate South Carolina prisoners in path of Hurricane Florence and what it says about how we dehumanize them.

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28 Jul 2018

Member Newsletter Preview: Using Your Spark For Good

“I’m watching Ronald Reagan’s funeral, and the phone rings, and I go hello,” comedian Billy Crystal recalled. “Bill, it’s Ron Reagan.” It was Crystal’s friend, Robin Williams. These kind of phone calls happened often between them. Crystal replied, “So, what a coincidence. I’m watching your funeral.” Williams continued, “I just

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NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner. Photo via StandWithReality.org.
20 Jul 2018

Member Newsletter Preview: What It’s Like To Cover Whistleblower Prosecution Under Trump

As a show of gratitude to members who have helped fund his trips, Kevin Gosztola writes about his experience covering the prosecution of whistleblower Reality Winner.

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13 Jul 2018

Member Newsletter Preview: Roger Waters And Boundaries Of Permissible Thought

Artists should challenge the boundaries of permissible thought. They should transcend orthodoxy or the conventional wisdom of the establishment, and few artists dare to use their voice for peace and human rights like Roger Waters. Waters, best known for his work as a singer, songwriter, and bassist for Pink Floyd,

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12 May 2018

Member Newsletter Preview: The Way Violence Engulfs Us

In this edition of Shadowproof’s weekly member newsletter, we highlight Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay’s film, “You Were Never Really Here,” starring Joaquin Phoenix, which was released in April. Joe (Phoenix), an Afghanistan War veteran, works as a hitman while taking care of his elderly mother. He is offered a job

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#J20 Inauguration Day protest. Photo: Jake Conroy / RAN
04 May 2018

Member Newsletter Preview: A Tidy Way To Smother Movements

Siobhan O’Leary discusses her recent report on prosecutors invoking the union membership of #J20 defendants to further criminalize their activism

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Howard Zinn. Photo by mjb on Flickr.
26 Apr 2018

Member Newsletter Preview: Transcend The Madness Of The World

We’re pleased to publish this preview of the arts and culture edition of our members-only newsletter, “Keeping The Issues Alive.”

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18 Apr 2018

Member Newsletter Preview: Let’s See Disney’s CEO Live In A Motel

Bob Iger, the CEO of Disney, made $37 million last year. A $52 billion deal with Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox granted Iger $100 million worth of stock. It raised his annual compensation, including bonuses and stock grants, to $48 million. Meanwhile, Disney World and Disneyland workers are living in and out

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Photo by Kenneth Buker on Flickr.
05 Apr 2018

Announcing ‘Keeping The Issues Alive’: A Member Newsletter From Shadowproof

Shadowproof is launching a subscriber-only newsletter for members, featuring exclusive interviews and deeper dives into stories we’re following.

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