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Friday, April 20, 2018 

#J20 Cases: Trump DOJ Attacks Union Organizing

Shadowproof Weekly Newsletter - April 20

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Prosecutors Invoke Union Membership To Criminalize Inauguration Day Protesters

Journalists Elizabeth King and Siobhan O'Leary contributed this feature on the "J20 Trials." Prosecutors have invoked several protesters' membership in the International Workers of the World (IWW) to build cases against them.

FBI Whistleblower Faces Up To Five Years In Prison After Accepting Plea Deal

Former FBI special agent Terry Albury pled guilty to disclosing documents to a reporter and unauthorized retention of a document in violation of the Espionage Act, which are both felonies. His attorneys said what he did was an "act of conscience" and that the FBI required him to profile and intimidate "minority communities in Minnesota and other locations."

Alice Bag's Punk Rock Connects Protest History To Trump Era

Liz Pelly contributed this interview with punk rock musician Alice Bag, where she discusses her new album, "Blueprint." It started as "a simple construction project, but then it turned into this bigger idea of how we build our lives and our world."

Members-Only Newsletter Preview: Let’s See Disney’s CEO Live In A Motel

We launched our members-only newsletter this week, which is called "Keeping the Issues Alive." The first newsletter features an interview with journalist Michael Sainato on his recent reports on struggles by Disney and Burgerville workers.

Podcast

Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 12Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola address the madness over Syria, and how they learned the U.S. media loves war more than they hate President Donald Trump.

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