Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola is managing editor of Shadowproof Press. He publishes the Dissenter Newsletter at Substack and hosts "The Dissenter Weekly" show, which covers whistleblower stories. He also produces and co-hosts the weekly podcast, Unauthorized Disclosure. Follow him on Twitter: @kgosztola

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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Fear Alert: US Press Unquestioningly Spread Predictions of ISIS Attacks on July 4th Holiday
A number of US media organizations are spreading fear based on a “bulletin” shared by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security Department that reportedly warns of possible attacks by ISIS supporters on the July 4th holiday. ABC News reported on the bulletin, which was issued on...
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Friday, May 22, 2015
For 7 Years, FBI Defied Law for Seeking a Person’s Records Under Patriot Act
A Justice Department inspector general’s report shows that for seven years the Federal Bureau of Investigation violated statutory law designed to restrict the agency’s surveillance power. During this period, the agency sought individuals’ records under the business records provision of the PATRIOT...
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Obama Task Force Recommends Array of Measures to Curb Warrior Mindset Among Police
A task force on policing setup by President Barack Obama issued its report and a number of the recommendations appear to be geared toward reducing the warrior mindset adopted by officers in police departments throughout the United States. Obama appointed a task force to review police practices in...
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Monday, May 11, 2015
US Establishment Press Dismiss, Shrug Off Seymour Hersh’s Story on Killing of bin Laden
Most distressing about investigative journalist Seymour Hersh’s story on the lies President Barack Obama’s administration reportedly told about the killing of Osama bin Laden is the general reaction of the United States establishment press. Hersh is an award-winning journalist best known for...
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Friday, April 24, 2015
Obama Administration’s Announcement About US Drone Strike Shows It Doesn’t Know Who Drones Are Killing
President Barack Obama’s administration announced that a US drone strike, which targeted an “al Qaeda-associated compound” in January, killed two hostages in Pakistan. One of the hostages was an American contractor named Dr. Warren Weinstein, the other an Italian named Giovani Lo Porto. Weinstein...
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
No Justice for Rekia Boyd as Chicago Police Officer Who Killed Her is Found 'Not Guilty' by Judge
The family of twenty-two year-old Rekia Boyd, who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer, was awarded $4.5 million in a wrongful death settlement in 2013. Yet, just over two years later, the officer who fired the shot that hit Boyd in her head has been found “not guilty” by a judge of...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Hillary Clinton’s Announcement Paves Way for Progressives to Abandon Principles Very Early in 2016 Election
Hillary Clinton’s long-anticipated announcement that she will run for president in the 2016 election paves the way for progressives to abandon their principles and values much earlier than previous elections. A number of progressives are not likely to wait this time for the Democratic Party’s...
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Prosecution Against Alleged Stuxnet Leaker Reportedly Stalls Over US Foreign Policy Considerations
The Washington Post has reported that the leak prosecution of retired Marine General James E. “Hoss” Cartwright, who allegedly disclosed information on the Stuxnet cyber attack against Iran’s nuclear program, has stalled. United States government officials are apparently concerned it may impact US-...
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Wednesday, February 04, 2015
CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Released from Prison: Here’s His Final ‘Letter from Loretto’
CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou has been released from the federal correctional institution in Loretto, Pennsylvania. He checked into a halfway house on February 3 and then went home to be with his family and serve the remaining 86 days of his sentence on house arrest. And, to mark his departure...
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Friday, January 30, 2015
FBI Lists Brother of US Citizen Challenging No Fly List as ‘Most Wanted Terrorist’ Day Before Major Hearing
In the Eastern District of Virginia, the Justice Department has been fighting a lawsuit brought by a US citizen, who claims his constitutional rights were violated when he was placed on the No Fly List. The judge has not blindly accepted the government’s state secrets claims and left open the...
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