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Kevin Gosztola


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Kevin:

Julian Assange Has Been Detained At Belmarsh Prison For One Year

It has been one year since WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was expelled from Ecuador embassy, arrested by authorities, and detained at Belmarsh prison. → Read More

Dissenter Weekly: Whistleblowing During The Coronavirus Pandemic

On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” Kevin Gosztola discusses whistleblower stories related to the spread of COVID-19 or the coronavirus. → Read More

The Coronavirus Primaries Were Illegitimate Elections

During the global coronavirus outbreak, as the pandemic accelerated in United States, Democratic Party officials and state leaders held primary elections. → Read More

Federal Judge Orders Chelsea Manning's Release From Jail

After year of resistance and day after attempting suicide, Chelsea Manning was released from jail. She refused to testify before grand jury into WikiLeaks. → Read More

Joe Biden Tells MSNBC Viewers He Would Veto Medicare For All

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic presidential candidate, told MSNBC viewers that he would veto Medicare For All if he was elected. → Read More

Espionage Act Reform Bill Would Protect Journalists Like Julian Assange

Under new bill, the Trump administration wouldn't be able to prosecute journalists like WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with the Espionage Act. → Read More

The DNC May Have Paved The Way For Julian Assange's Acquittal

In their zeal to hold Julian Assange accountable for the role they believe he played, the Democratic National Committee may have paved the way for his acquittal. → Read More

CNN, Clinton Democrats Sow Discord In Democratic Presidential Race

CNN and Clinton Democrats are sowing discord among voters by promoting a spurious story against Sanders: that he told Warren a woman could not win. → Read More

To Make Sense of Soleimani Assassination, Media Turn to Disgraced Iraq War Gen. David Petraeus

Following President Donald Trump's assassination of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, several United States media outlets have turned to retired military general David Petraeus for "expert" commentary on Iran because he was Soleimani's "adversary" when he ran U.S. Central Command. | By Kevin Gosztola → Read More

Judge Won't Reconsider $1,000-Per-Day Fines for Chelsea Manning

Manning has been in jail for 147 days and already owes $38,000 in fines. → Read More

Immigrant Rights Activists Renew Push Against Palantir to Cancel ICE Contract

Palantir management lied about the company's role in Trump’s crackdown on immigrants and asylum seekers. → Read More

Pundits Rewrite History To Defend Biden's Record Of Dog-Whistle Politics

Liberal pundits excuse Joe Biden for his leadership on the 1994 crime bill because "it was a different time" when Americans were more tolerant of injustice. → Read More

Joe Biden Didn't End Iraq War, Yet He Claimed Credit During Debate

Joe Biden took credit for withdrawing troops from Iraq during the Democratic presidential debate. But the withdrawal was part of an agreement made by President George W. Bush. → Read More

Protest Song Of The Week: 'Angola Anthem' By Dr. John

In 1970, Dr. John recorded a song his friend gave him after serving more than 40 years at the infamous Louisiana State Penitentiary known as Angola. → Read More

Facing Serious Charges, Judge Sets 'Long Timetable' For Assange To Prepare Defense Against Extradition

In the United States government’s extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, his attorneys agreed to a “long timetable” so he may prepare his defense against “incredibly serious charges, which impact upon typical newsgathering activities.”Judge Emma Arbuthnot set a five-day hearing over the extradition request that will take place in late February 2020. One of → Read More

The Rank Hypocrisy Of Rahm Emanuel

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took advantage of his elite privilege and joined The Atlantic, a major media publication, as a contributing editor. → Read More

Chelsea Manning Released From Jail But Received Another Subpoena

Chelsea Manning was released from jail after 62 days, but she received another subpoena to testify before grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. → Read More

Pundits Rewrite History To Defend Biden's Record Of Dog-Whistle Politics

Liberal pundits excuse Joe Biden for his leadership on the 1994 crime bill because "it was a different time" when Americans were more tolerant of injustice. → Read More

Protest Song Of The Week: 'Declaration Of War' By Rumours Of War

Rumours Of War's "Declaration Of War" is punk anthem that paints stark portrait of society where fearful elites hide from underclass. They should be afraid. → Read More

Supreme Court Deems Torture Of Prisoners During Executions Permissible

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Missouri may use lethal injection against a prisoner with a medical condition that will cause him to choke to death on his blood. → Read More