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Friday, May 18, 2018 

Pumping Stock Values Instead Of Helping Workers

Shadowproof Weekly Newsletter - May 18

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - May 18

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Corporations Spend Very Few Savings From Tax Cuts On Workers, Data Shows

Michael Sainato reports on data compiled by Americans For Tax Fairness, which clearly demonstrates corporations, like AT&T, Disney, Wells Fargo, and Walmart, are using a very small percent of savings for bonuses or wage increases.

Without Support Of Six Senate Democrats, Gina Haspel Would Not Be CIA Director

In spite of her torture past, the Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as the next CIA director. If Democrats had not voted for her, her nomination would have failed.

Reality Winner's Defense Appeals Magistrate Judge's Decisions To Reject Subpoenas

Attorneys for former NSA contractor Reality Winner appealed a federal magistrate judge’s decision, where 40 out of 41 subpoenas were rejected. They want to reverse a decision that makes it much harder to put on a defense.

An Open Letter To Those Who Believe Torture Accountability Should Start With First Woman Nominee For CIA Director (Satire)

Podcast

Unauthorized Disclosure: Journalist and historian Gareth Porter joined the show for an interview on President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and the threat of war with Iran, given the recent actions of the U.S. and Israel.

Protest Song Of the Week - "Gentrification"

From musician Ry Cooder's latest album, "Prodigal Son," Cooder wryly sings about the Googlemen coming to gentrify communities and push poor and working class residents out in this song. 

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