Shadowproof Weekly Newsletter - 5/12
WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - May 12
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Michael Arria reports on Pueblo District 60 in Colorado, where the first teacher strike in the state since 1994 was launched.
At the Senate intelligence committee's confirmation hearing for Gina Haspel, she acknowledged she was a staunch advocate for destroying CIA torture videotapes in 2005. She also promoted a justification for this act that does not align with history.
Official With History Of Whistleblower Retaliation Served On Board That Fired Key U.S. Intelligence Whistleblower Advocate
Kevin Gosztola reports on April Stephenson, who is currently the principal inspector general for the Energy Department. She participated in an ad-hoc board that had a whistleblower advocate for U.S. intelligence agencies fired, even though nearly ten years ago he supported the very whistleblowers that helped remove her from the head of the Pentagon's auditing agency.
In this edition of our members-only newsletter, "Keeping the Issues Alive," we review Lynne Ramsay's film, "You Were Never Really Here." [*Preview ends May 12.]
Beyond Prisons —Episode 24: Bret Grote of the Abolitionist Law Center joins the show to talk about how his organization and lawyers approach prison abolition
Jazz musician Kamasi Washington reworked the theme for Bruce Lee's "Fists Of Fury" into a Black Lives Matter anthem. It is Shadowproof's "Protest Song Of the Week."
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