From the cover of Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor's book, "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation," released by Haymarket Books
01 May 2016

The Struggle For Black Liberation: Beyond 2016 Election & Establishment Politics

Possibly the only movement to force a response from presidential candidates in the election is Black Lives Matter. Activists pushed Bernie Sanders to develop a racial justice platform after disrupting his speeches. Activists in South Carolina and Philadelphia have challenged Hillary Clinton over her support for policies of mass incarceration

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Drew Franklin (Screen shot from Drew for D.C. website)
03 Apr 2016

Building A Movement To Fight Political Disenfranchisement In DC

Drew Franklin is an activist and a 28-year resident of the District of Columbia. He is running as an independent At-Large candidate for the D.C. City Council. His candidacy is a direct challenge to the gentrification, displacement, and development of D.C. at the expense of poor and working class Americans,

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Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona (Photo by Gage Skidmore)
20 Mar 2016

Blackouts, Smears, And A Trump Obsession: Sanders Struggles With Establishment Media

As the results of primaries were announced on March 15, there was one presidential candidate who delivered a speech, which the cable news networks refused to air. The networks didn’t want to cover Bernie Sanders’ speech because he planned to speak about issues instead of how his campaign planned to

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From A Very Heavy Agenda, Directed by Robbie Martin. (http://averyheavyagenda.blogspot.com/)
15 Mar 2016

LISTEN: Filmmaker Robbie Martin Discusses Rise Of Neocon Movement After 9/11

On February 18, Daniel Wright talked with filmmaker Robbie Martin about his documentary series, “A Very Heavy Agenda” during a live Shadowproof Event.

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President Barack Obama meets with British Prime Minister David Cameron (Photo by Arron Hoare / Creative Commons on Flickr)
06 Mar 2016

The US, Saudi Arabia, And The Destruction Of Libya By Western Forces

The aftermath of the regime change operation in Libya has become even more horrific, as the United States resumes bombing. The intelligence behind the latest decision to escalate military action in Libya is believed to be faulty again. Re-escalation of military operations by Western forces in Libya comes amidst a

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Naomi Wolf said, "Project Censored is a lifeline to the world's most urgent and significant stories." (Facebook / Project Censored)
01 Mar 2016

LISTEN: Project Censored Discusses Biggest News Fails Of The Last Two Years

On February 9, Kevin Gosztola talked with Project Censored’s Mickey Huff and Andy Lee Roth about their latest work, “Censored 2016”

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Hillary Clinton gives a speech to supporters after conceding to Bernie Sanders [Hooksett New Hampshire, USA] (Ted Eytan on Flickr)
28 Feb 2016

Clinton Manipulates Language of ‘Intersectionality’ To Preserve Support From Minority Voters

The presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton has been a master class in how to divorce economic issues from issues of race and gender by pushing the language of “intersectionality,” which enables the political class to head off threats to their power and protect the status quo. The results in the South Carolina

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Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas, Nevada (Creative Commons Licensed Photo from Hillary for America)
21 Feb 2016

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ Weekly Podcast: Cluster Bombs in Yemen, Nevada Caucuses

The news commanding attention is the Nevada caucuses in the Democratic presidential primary, and the South Carolina Republican primary. Donald Trump won. Hillary Clinton eked out a victory over Bernie Sanders. Jeb Bush dropped out of the presidential race. But there are other significant stories besides the 2016 Election that

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Chicago Reader story on the Chicago police union's manipulation of local press.
14 Feb 2016

Journalist Yana Kunichoff Discusses ‘Fraternal Order of Propaganda’ in Chicago

In Chicago, there is a notorious individual, who is part of the city’s police union. He spreads disinformation to media by going to scenes immediately after police kill civilians and then fabricates narratives that benefit the officers involved. His name is Pat Camden. Camden comes off as someone who is

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Helicopter after night of operations in Afghanistan| Photo from U.S. Army Europe
11 Oct 2015

Podcast: Journalist Anand Gopal on MSF Hospital Attack & Next Phase of Afghanistan War

The Afghanistan war returned to the headlines this past week, reminding Americans it is still ongoing. The U.S. bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the Kunduz province. General John Campbell, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, appeared before congressional committee to make statements about the strike and also, with

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