Beyond Prisons — Episode 26: John Gillespie Jr. (aka swim.)

Poet, musician, and PhD student John Gillespie Jr. (aka swim.) joins Beyond Prisons to discuss his art and scholarship around suicide in the Black community.

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Fri, 20 Jul 2018, 12:19 pm


Interview With Aaron Maté: The Collective Freakout Over Trump-Putin Summit In Helsinki

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Aaron Maté to counter the media frenzy around President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Aaron Maté is a producer for The Real News and a contributor to The Nation. During the show, Maté describes what from

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Fri, 20 Jul 2018, 7:01 am


Members-Only 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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Fri, 20 Jul 2018, 6:34 am


Top Ten Protest Albums Of 2018 (So Far)

*The following is a collection of some of the best albums of protest music in the first half of 2018. They were selected by Kevin Gosztola and C.J. Baker, who publishes writing regularly at Ongoing History Of Protest Songs. Joan Baez – Whistle Down the Wind “It is the song

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Wed, 18 Jul 2018, 5:21 pm


How Judge Came To Aid Of Prosecutors When A Billboard For NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Went Up

When a loosely knit group put up a billboard in Augusta, Georgia, for NSA whistleblower Reality Winner, it did not take long for the judge to scold her attorneys.

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Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 2:35 pm


Members-Only 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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Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 12:49 pm


A Pastor Charged With Murder He Did Not Commit: Alabama Targets Reverend Glasgow In Political Prosecution

Reverend Kenneth Glasgow, a formerly incarcerated organizer in Alabama, may be executed or imprisoned for life for a murder he's not accused of committing.

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Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 12:53 pm


It Is Time To Abolish The Government Position Of District Attorney Spokesperson

Rory Fleming argues one way to hold prosecutors more accountable for abuses of power is to abolish the role of district attorney spokesperson.

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Tue, 10 Jul 2018, 2:49 pm


Journalists Need More Opportunities For Reporting In This Terrible Media Economy

Shadowproof memberships allow you to give back to reporters working in a difficult media economy, who are amplifying voices left out of the mainstream.

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Tue, 10 Jul 2018, 1:20 pm


MSNBC Guests Attacking Glenn Greenwald As ‘Kremlin Agent’ Prove His Argument About MSNBC

Journalist Glenn Greenwald traveled to Moscow for a panel discussion on “fake news.” A clip of comments he made to an RT crew afterward was shared widely. He also visited NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, and for all of the above, he was viciously attacked by MSNBC intelligence analyst Malcolm Nance,

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Mon, 9 Jul 2018, 6:43 pm