Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola is managing editor of Shadowproof Press. He also produces and co-hosts the weekly podcast, Unauthorized Disclosure. Follow him on Twitter: @kgosztola

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"Her commitment to the “rule of law” includes approving the torture of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who was waterboarded at the CIA’s secret prison in Thailand when she was in charge." (Photo: CNN/Screenshot) Views
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Who’s Who Of American War Criminals And Torture Apologists Endorse Gina Haspel For CIA Director
An array of former intelligence and other government officials signed a letter to the Senate intelligence committee in support of Gina Haspel, the nominee for CIA director. Haspel, who is currently the deputy CIA director, was briefly in charge of a black site prison in Thailand during President...
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Sunday, January 21, 2018
Trump Administration Turns ICE Into Tool for Political Repression
Immigration and Customs Enforcement appears to be escalating its targeting of immigrant rights activists for deportation. Since President Donald Trump was inaugurated, there have been at least ten prominent cases where immigrants involved in community activism were deported or faced an increased...
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CIA director Mike Pompeo and other CIA officials pressured the Harvard Kennedy School to revoke Chelsea Manning's fellowship invitation. Views
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Harvard Kennedy Succumbs to CIA Pressure, Revokes Chelsea Manning's Fellowship
The Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School revoked an invitation for United States military whistleblower Chelsea Manning to serve as a visiting fellow after intense pressure from the CIA. According to the Harvard Crimson , the school newspaper, "high-ranking current and former CIA...
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Screen shot of C-SPAN broadcast of Department of Justice briefing by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on "culture of leaking" Views
Saturday, August 05, 2017
Facing Crisis of Legitimacy, Trump Administration Pledges to Intensify War on Leaks
President Donald Trump's administration is in the throes of a crisis of legitimacy and leadership, with federal government employees concerned and unwilling to stay quiet about chaos, incompetence, and questionable acts unfolding within institutions. To respond to an increase in leaks to the press...
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Democrats’ ‘Better Deal’ Platform Isn’t Anything Working People Haven’t Been Sold Already
Over the past eight months, the Democratic Party has floundered and sputtered around while trying to develop an agenda that can convince citizens they are a clear alternative to President Donald Trump. What Democrats have mostly done is unleash volleys of accusations as if this somehow beats back...
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Friday, June 23, 2017
What If Jon Ossoff Campaigned On Message For Medicare For All?
When Jon Ossoff launched his campaign for the Georgia congressional seat formerly held by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Democrats mobilized to bolster his candidacy because they believed he could win. Yet, Ossoff’s failure to beat Republican Karen Handel has not produced the kind...
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Saturday, June 17, 2017
Chelsea Manning's Persevering Spirit Shines In Interview For ABC's 'Nightline'
Whether in an imperfect or hostile setting, Chelsea Manning’s persevering spirit and humanity never fails to shine. That was certainly the case in her exclusive interview for “Nightline” on ABC. The United States Army whistleblower describes her military prison life at Fort Leavenworth as a daily...
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Chelsea Manning's prison mugshot from week she began hormone therapy. Views
Friday, May 12, 2017
Chelsea Manning Will Be Released Next Week And Finally Get A First Chance At Life
Chelsea Manning will be released from military prison at Fort Leavenworth next week. She will finally get a chance to be herself without having to conform to the rigid guidelines or expectations of the United States Army. News media are undoubtedly clamoring for an “exclusive” interview with...
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Friday, April 07, 2017
Democrats, Neoconservatives Unite In Support Of Strikes In Syria As Trump Launches Attack
Amidst growing calls for greater military action in Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack, the United States military launched more than fifty Tomahawk missiles at the al-Shayrat airfield near Homs. Democrats along with neoconservatives, who long pushed for U.S. military forces to topple...
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
GOP Falsifies Government Scientist’s Claims To Renew Witch Hunt Against Climate Research
Led by Republican Representative Lamar Smith, Republicans in Congress falsely claim to have uncovered a whistleblower, who can prove the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) fabricated and politicized climate science. Smith has promised to recommit the House Science Committee to a...
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