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S6: Episode 21 - Oakley Shelton-Anderson On “Fracking Endgame”
Jun 16 • 69 min
For this week’s episode, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola interview a researcher for Food and Water Watch named Oakley Shelton-Thomas. He worked on the organization’s recent report, “Fracking Endgame: Locked Into Plastics, Pollution, and Climate…
S6: Episode 20 - YouTube Purges Users, Conspiracy Theories
Jun 9 • 67 min
Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss YouTube’s purge of users, which was sparked by several complaints from Vox’s Carlos Maza about right-wing vlogger Steven Crowder. They specifically highlight several examples of educational videos on Nazis and…
S6: Episode 19 - Assange Charged Under Espionage Act, Joe Biden, And Update On Syria
May 26 • 81 min
For this week’s episode, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola begin the show by covering the superseding indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. He became the first publisher in United States history to be charged with violating the Espionage…
S6: Episode 18 - Iran Threatened With War, Venezuela Embassy In D.C. Raided
May 19 • 54 min
For this week’s episode, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss how officials in President Donald Trump’s administration are threatening Iran with war. They talk about the raid against the Venezuela embassy in D.C., where four remaining embassy…
S6: Episode 17 - Abby Martin and Robbie Martin
May 12 • 51 min
On this week’s show, we have a crossover between the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast and “Media Roots” radio. In the first part of the show, we talk with Abby Martin and Robbie Martin of Media Roots about some of the projects they’re…
S6: Episode 16 - Mark Weisbrot
May 5 • 33 min
For this week’s episode, Mark Weisbrot, economist and co-director of the Center for Economic Policy and Research, joins the show to discuss a paper he co-authored on United States sanctions against Venezuela. The paper—released in April—showed at…
S6: Episode 15 - Charles Derber
Apr 28 • 60 min
Charles Derber is a professor of sociology at Boston College. He is currently collaborating on some work with Noam Chomsky, and he joins the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast to discuss a book he co-authored, “Moving Beyond Fear: Upending the…
S6: Episode 14 - Max Ajl
Apr 21 • 55 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Max Ajl, who is a doctoral student in development studies at Cornell University. He speaks to them from Tunisia, where he is conducting research on the environment and agriculture as it relates to…
S6: Episode 13 - Political Case Against Julian Assange
Apr 12 • 79 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola spend the full episode going through parts of the indictment against WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange. They react to his expulsion from the Ecuador embassy in the United Kingdom and how British police…
S6: Episode 12 - Biden, Chelsea Manning, Max Blumenthal Censored
Apr 7 • 60 min
In one of their more free-ranging episodes of the year, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss censorship against Max Blumenthal by owners of the Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. They talk about the latest developments…
S6: Episode 11 - Aaron Maté
Apr 1 • 80 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by journalist Aaron Maté to talk about the end of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into President Donald Trump’s campaign. Mueller was unable to establish that “members of the Trump…
S6: Episode 10 - Ben Norton
Mar 28 • 76 min
Journalist Ben Norton, who helps run The Grayzone, was in Venezuela for nearly 4 weeks from early February to early March. He talks with us about what he saw on the ground and how what he witnessed compares to what is reported in Western establishment…
S6: Chelsea Manning In Jail, CNN Doesn’t Want To Hear About ‘Regime Change Wars’
Mar 17 • 60 min
In this week’s episode, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola spend the first half of the episode replying to patrons, who suggested topics for discussion, including strikes by teachers unions and the Ethiopian Airlines crash. Then they talk about CNN and…
S6: Episode 8 - Ilhan Omar Survives Another Round Of Political Smears
Mar 10 • 50 min
In this discussion episode, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola react to how the Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives singled out Ilhan Omar this past week. Many politicians and commentators spent several days attributing words to Omar…
S6: Episode 7 - Dan Cohen (Part 2)
Mar 7 • 62 min
This is the second part our interview with Dan Cohen, a reporter for RT America who recently returned from Colombia, where he covered the forced aid delivery at the Venezuela border. We talk to Dan about “Killing Gaza,” a documentary film that he…
S6: Episode 7 - Dan Cohen
Mar 3 • 58 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Dan Cohen, a reporter for RT America who was at the Colombia-Venezuela border to cover the U.S. government’s forced delivery of so-called humanitarian aid on February 23. Cohen describes what he…
Exclusive: CNN Correspondent’s Full Interview With Rania Khalek And J. Ray Sparks
Feb 27 • 44 min
As a special presentation from “Unauthorized Disclosure,” here is the full interview CNN correspondent Drew Griffin conducted with J. Ray Sparks, the chief operating officer of Maffick Media, and Rania Khalek, a contributor to In The Now, which is…
S6: Response To CNN Getting Rania, In The Now Censored
Feb 19 • 56 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola put together this response to CNN’s report on a Russia-backed video company, where Rania works. A U.S.-funded think tank in Germany, the German Marshall Fund, went to CNN, and together, they convinced Facebook to…
S6: Episode 6 - Christina Schiavoni
Feb 17 • 51 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Christina Schiavoni, who is a food sovereignty activist and doctoral researcher at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. She has engaged in solidarity work in Venezuela and…
S6: Episode 5 - Barry Eisler
Feb 12 • 49 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome author Barry Eisler to the show. He spent three years in a covert position with the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, and he has written several best-selling espionage novels. His most recent book is The…
S6: Episode 4 - Roberto Lovato
Feb 3 • 39 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined this week by educator and journalist Roberto Lovato. In 2015, he wrote the article, “The Making Of Leopoldo Lopez,” for Foreign Policy. Recently, he contributed a piece to Latino Rebels on the…
S6: Responding To Week Of Smear Attacks Against Rania
Jan 29 • 53 min
In a special episode, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola stand up to a slew of smear attacks against Rania for speaking out on the attempted coup in Venezuela. Particularly, journalists like Michael Weiss of The Daily Beast, Yashar Ali of…
S6: Episode 3 - As’ad AbuKhalil
Jan 26 • 43 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome As’ad AbuKhalil to the show. He is a political science professor at California State University and a contributor to Consortium News. During the interview, AbuKhalil comments on United States government’s…
S6: Episode 2 - Slow-Motion Coup In Venezuela, Tulsi Gabbard 2020
Jan 20 • 71 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola talk about what is unfolding in Venezuela, where Juan Guaido and the right-wing opposition refuse to recognize Nicolas Maduro as president. They have the support of President Donald Trump’s administration and aim…
S6E1: Aaron Maté
Jan 13 • 44 min
Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are glad to be back for another season of the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast. For the first episode of the year, journalist and Nation contributor Aaron Maté joins the show to talk about a recent article he wrote,…
S5: Episode 42 - Year-End Show Featuring Mnar Muhawesh
Dec 23, 2018 • 59 min
Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola wrap up this year’s season of “Unauthorized Disclosure” with MintPress News founder and editor-in-chief Mnar Muhawesh. During the show, they reflect on some of the more pernicious social and political developments in…
S5: Episode 41
Dec 16, 2018 • 62 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss yet another round of blaming Russia for dissent. They highlight the protests in France. Then, Gosztola shares how he was accused of helping Putin undermine faith in the rule of the law and the justice…
S5E40: Revisionism After George H.W. Bush’s Death, Clintonland Freakout Over Journalism On Beto O’Rourke
Dec 9, 2018 • 85 min
We recorded last week’s show, and then the news came hours later that former President George H.W. Bush died. As much as people have largely moved on, we could not ignore the media’s nauseating revisionist portraits of who Bush was as a public figure….
S5: Episode 39 - Fuck CNN (For Firing Marc Lamont Hill)
Dec 2, 2018 • 53 min
For this week’s show, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola rage against CNN for firing Marc Lamont Hill over comments he made before a United Nations committee on Palestinians and their struggle against Israeli military occupation. They talk about a vote…
S5: Episode 37 - Gregory Shupak
Nov 18, 2018 • 67 min
Gregory Shupak, author of “The Wrong Story: Palestine, Israel, and the Media,” joins the show to discuss his book that sharply critiques how establishment and left-of-center media cover the Israeli military occupation. He organizes his criticism into…
S5: Episode 36 - All Things 2018 Midterm Elections (& More!)
Nov 10, 2018 • 56 min
It feels like it was way, way more than a month since host Rania Khalek was last heard from on “Unauthorized Disclosure.” Finally, she is done making mini-documentaries and was able to do a show again. Both Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the 2018…
S5: Episode 35 - Joanildo Burity
Nov 4, 2018 • 45 min
Joanildo Burity is a lead researcher at the Social Research Institute at Fundação Joaquim Nabuco. He is near the east coast of Brazil. His work involves research projects and post-graduate teaching in the areas of Brazilian and Latin American…
S5: Episode 34 - Bernard Harcourt
Oct 29, 2018 • 60 min
Bernard Harcourt, author of The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went To War Against Its Own Citizens, joins the show for a conversation on President Donald Trump and what Bernard calls the Counterrevolution. He outlines counterinsurgency and…
S5: Episode 33 - Attacks On Max Blumenthal, Chicago Cop Guilty Of Murder
Oct 7, 2018 • 51 min
For this week’s episode, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss recent attacks on Max Blumenthal and his journalism on Nicaragua. They became especially vicious in the past couple weeks, as The Guardian and Buzzfeed wrongly accused Blumenthal of…
S5: Episode 32 - UN General Assembly, Kavanaugh, & Progressives For US Only
Sep 30, 2018 • 53 min
In this week’s episode, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola highlight some of what was said at the UN General Assembly, particularly by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump. They, of course, spend some time on…
S5: Episode 31 - Mike Prysner & Spenser Rapone (Bonus Segment)
Sep 28, 2018 • 23 min
In this additional segment from Mike Prysner and Spenser Rapone, hosts of the “Eyes Left” podcast, we talk about the U.S. military’s colonization of sports, particularly the NFL. Then we discuss the Veterans Affairs Department and why it is important…
S5: Episode 31 - Mike Prysner & Spenser Rapone
Sep 23, 2018 • 62 min
Hosts of the “Eyes Left” podcast join the show to talk about creating the conditions for more resistance within the United States military. Spenser Rapone, known as the “Commie Cadet,” spoke out for NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and expressed his…
S5: Shielding Al Qaida In Idlib, John Bolton’s Attack On ICC
Sep 16, 2018 • 58 min
In this week’s episode, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss latest developments in Idlib in Syria, where al Qaida “rebels” face attacks from Syrian government forces supported by Russia. President Donald Trump’s administration, especially…
S5: Episode 29 - Yasha Levine Pt. 2
Sep 13, 2018 • 50 min
In Part 2 of our interview with investigative journalist Yasha Levine, we discuss the power Silicon Valley corporations like Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc, are claiming to engage in censorship and how troubling it is to see liberals cheer…
S5: Episode 29 - Yasha Levine
Sep 9, 2018 • 52 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola interview investigative journalist Yasha Levine about his book, “Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History Of The Internet,” which was released this year. There are two parts to the interview. In Part 1,…
S5: Episode 28 - John McCain Died For Our Sins
Sep 2, 2018 • 69 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola spend most of the episode assessing the media coverage of John McCain’s death from brain cancer. They focus on the myth of McCain that was promoted and pretty much adopted across the spectrum from Republicans to…
S5: Episode 27 - Sarah Smith - Part 2
Aug 22, 2018 • 29 min
On the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Sarah Smith, a Democratic Party candidate running for Congress in Washington’s 9th District. She recently beat the Republican to qualify for the…
S5: Episode 27 - Sarah Smith
Aug 19, 2018 • 27 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Sarah Smith, a Democratic Party candidate running for Congress in Washington’s 9th District. She recently beat the Republican to qualify for the general election against the incumbent, Democratic…
Episode 26 - Discussion (Israel, Saudi Arabia, Etc)
Aug 12, 2018 • 61 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the latest bloodshed caused by Israeli military forces and the Saudi Arabia-led coalition backed by the United States, which continues to wage war on Yemen. They wonder if there’s some kind of competition….
S5: Episode 25 - Max Blumenthal
Aug 5, 2018 • 53 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome journalist Max Blumenthal, the editor of the Grayzone Project and co-host of the podcast, Moderate Rebels. He recently returned from a reporting trip in Nicaragua. Nicaragua has experienced violence over…
S5: Episode 24 - Tim Shorrock
Jul 29, 2018 • 78 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola interview journalist Tim Shorrock, who recently returned from a trip to South Korea. He was in Singapore to cover the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un He has covered Korea since the 1970s. He is a…
S5: Episode 23 - Aaron Maté On ‘Treason Summit’
Jul 19, 2018 • 59 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Aaron Maté, a host and producer for The Real News. He has regularly covered Russiagate and all the media coverage around President Donald Trump and Russia for well over a year. And he was a guest on…
S5: Episode 22 - Love NATO or the Trump-Putin Axis Of Evil Wins!
Jul 15, 2018 • 45 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss how MSNBC gave Jonathan Chait a platform to promote a wild conspiracy theory about President Donald Trump being a Russian asset. They also get into how the network encourages attacks on journalists like…
S5: Episode 21 - Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory, Kennedy Resigns
Jun 30, 2018 • 64 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s incredible victory in New York over a 10-term corporate Democrat, Joe Crowley. They also address the news of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s resignation from the Supreme Court….
S5: Episode 20 - Matthew Hoh
Jun 24, 2018 • 64 min
Matthew Hoh, a former Marine and diplomat from the State Department who resigned in protest over the Afghanistan War, joins the show this week. During our interview, he talks about how the U.S. government is dropping a bomb every 12 minutes. He…
S5: Episode 17 - Israel Massacres Protesters, Milestone For CIA Lady Torturers
May 19, 2018 • 62 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the massacre of dozens of people in Gaza by Israeli military forces. Khalek talks about the reaction to it and why it may have been different than what typically happens after Israeli violence. Gosztola…
S5: Episode 16 - Gareth Porter
May 13, 2018 • 33 min
Gareth Porter, investigative journalist and author of “Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare,” joins the show to talk about the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Porter addresses recent events involving…
S5: Episode 15 - Rania Is Back In Lebanon
May 6, 2018 • 47 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola navigate Rania’s travel schedule to continue the show — without taking a break! During this week’s episode, Khalek and Gosztola talk about Benjamin Netanyahu’s latest propaganda on Iran aimed at sinking the…
S5: Episode 14 - That Time Rania Went On Katie Halper’s Show To Talk Syria
Apr 29, 2018 • 43 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola open the show by talking about the unhinged and idiotic reaction to Rania’s appearance on Katie Halper’s show, which Katie handled well. Then the show’s hosts discuss what has unfolded with MSNBC host Joy Reid,…
S5: Episode 13 - Ryan Cooper
Apr 22, 2018 • 41 min
Our guest this week is Ryan Cooper, a national correspondent for The Week. He’s also the co-author of a policy paper for the People’s Policy Project called “Foreclosed: Destruction Of Black Wealth Under the Obama Presidency.” We talk about the…
S5: Episode 12 - Trump Bombs Syria (Again)
Apr 14, 2018 • 63 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola address the madness around Syria and President Donald Trump’s latest round of military strikes. Gosztola has Khalek provide a context that is sorely missing in the U.S. press. Together they break down all the…
Episode 11 - Israel Guns Down Palestinian Protesters, No Justice For Alton Sterling
Apr 1, 2018 • 57 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the Great Return March by Palestinians and how Israeli forces gunned down more than a dozen demonstrators. They talk about police killing Stephon Clark in Sacramento and how Louisiana refused to charge any…
S5: Episode 10 - Discussion (Preview)
Mar 25, 2018 • 22 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss John Bolton becoming President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, the fifteenth anniversary of the Iraq War, and the vote on not taking a vote on withdrawing U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia’s…
S5: Episode 10 - Jana Nakhal
Mar 25, 2018 • 38 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola interview Jana Nakhal, who is a member of the central committee of the Lebanese Communist Party and an independent researcher. Nakhal recently traveled to Afrin in northwest Syria, which was recently occupied by…
S5: Episode 9 - SPLC Apologizes, Democrats As Worst Opposition Party Ever
Mar 18, 2018 • 60 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the Southern Poverty Law Center’s apology to journalists for publishing a post that smeared them for allegedly being in alliance with white supremacists somehow under the influence of Russia. Khalek was…
S5: Episode 8 - Ben Norton (Part 2)
Mar 12, 2018 • 54 min
In part two of our episode with journalist Ben Norton, we discuss Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman’s visit to the United Kingdom and ongoing war in Yemen. Norton addresses the significance a move by a few U.S. senators to withdraw U.S. military…
S5: Episode 8 - Ben Norton (Part 1)
Mar 11, 2018 • 64 min
Writer Alexander Reid Ross produced an article for the Southern Poverty Law Center’s blog, “Hatewatch,” that was headlined, “The multipolar spin: how fascists operationalize left-wing resentment.” It mentioned Rania Khalek, Ben Norton, and journalist…
S5: Episode 7 - Augusta, Georgia
Mar 5, 2018 • 39 min
Host Kevin Gosztola was in Augusta, Georgia, during the past week to cover a hearing in NSA contractor Reality Winner’s case. It was his first time in the city, and he describes the setting as an unintentionally appropriate backdrop for the…
S5: Episode 6 - Aaron Maté
Feb 25, 2018 • 51 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Aaron Maté to counter the media frenzy around Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the investigation into alleged election interference by Russia. Maté addresses how politicians and commentators are…
S5: Episode 5 - Daniel Ellsberg
Feb 18, 2018 • 45 min
Host Kevin Gosztola interviews whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg about his recent book, “Doomsday Machine: Confessions Of a Nuclear War Planner.” Ellsberg, who is most known for leaking the Pentagon Papers, worked as a consultant for the Defense…
S5: Episode 4 - When Will Putin Pay Rania What She’s Owed?
Feb 11, 2018 • 39 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola address a Daily Beast piece claiming to “expose” the Russian-funded Redfish, a grassroots media project where Khalek briefly worked. Khalek talks about the sheer disingenuousness nature of this attack. …
Episode 3: Moving Ever So Closer To Doomsday
Feb 4, 2018 • 43 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola pay tribute to investigative journalist Robert Parry, who founded Consortium News and died recently. They also address President Donald Trump’s plans to develop more nuclear weapons and the latest…
S5: Episode 2 - Karen Smith, Marbella Chavez
Jan 28, 2018 • 46 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome Karen Smith, an organizer with the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC). She is also part of the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons. She joins the show to provide an update on Operation PUSH,…
S5: Episode 1 - Mickey Huff (Project Censored)
Jan 21, 2018 • 65 min
In the season 5 premiere of “Unauthorized Disclosure,” hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola interview Mickey Huff, who is the director of Project Censored. He is co-host of “The Project Censored Show” and works on an annual book that includes the Top…
S4: Episode 42 - Farewell, 2017
Dec 31, 2017 • 64 min
Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola bid farewell to 2017 in the season’s finale. During the show, the hosts talk about Donald Trump’s foreign policy and what liberal imperialists and neoconservatives disliked about Trump’s first year. We celebrate what…
S4: Episode 41 - Todd Miller
Dec 17, 2017 • 68 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola interview Todd Miller, the author of Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security. It was published by City Lights Books in September and was praised by Bill McKibben, Christian Parenti, and…
Every Day’s Another Training Day For The Rapture
Dec 10, 2017 • 68 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss President Donald Trump and his administration’s plans to move the United States Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. They also comment on the tax bill and react to Senator Al Franken’s resignation over sexual…
S4: Episode 39 - Dan Berger
Dec 3, 2017 • 50 min
Dan Berger, author of Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing In the Civil Rights Era, is our guest on the show this week. He joins the show to talk about his contribution to Rebellious Mourning: The Collective Work Of Grief. This is the second…
S4: Episode 38 - Hey, Y’All, Enjoy Your Time On Earth While It Lasts
Nov 19, 2017 • 55 min
Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola start the show talking about the Keystone XL pipeline, which gushed 210,000 gallons of oil into South Dakota because, who knew that was probably going to happen? It is a rather bleak open that leads into a conversation…
S4: Episode 37 - Rania Masri
Nov 12, 2017 • 42 min
Arab American professor and activist Rania Masri joined the show from Lebanon to talk about Saudi Arabia and how they are holding Saad Hariri, the Lebanese Prime Minister, captive. In the interview, Masri, a guest for the full episode, breaks down…
S4: Episode 36 - 2016, Will You Ever Stop Haunting Us?
Nov 5, 2017 • 52 min
Host Rania Khalek has mostly finished a transition to a new journalism project and returns to the show. On this week’s episode, hosts Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss 2016, a year that seemingly will never end. The election remains a constant…
S4: Episode 35 - Cindy Milstein
Oct 29, 2017 • 49 min
Cindy Milstein, the editor of Rebellious Mourning: The Collective Work Of Grief, joins the show for an interview on why we should not bury or make private our pain when we are grieving from death or loss as a result of injustice or systemic…
S4: Episode 34 - Max Suchan
Oct 22, 2017 • 56 min
Max Suchan, a director of operations and co-founder of the Chicago Community Bond, joins the show to talk about the fund’s latest work. Cook County recently adopted reforms to money bond. Bond, like most parts of the United States, disproportionately…
S4: Episode 33 - You Probably Hate Foreigners Because….Russia!
Oct 1, 2017 • 62 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss reports that Russia is behind racism, xenophobia, and all other topics that divide Americans and stem from systemic oppression. They also talk about the referendum for independence in Kurdistan, the…
S4: Episode 32 - Discussion
Sep 17, 2017 • 62 min
In a discussion, posted in addition to a conversation with host Rania Khalek about her reporting in Iraq, hosts Khalek and Kevin Gosztola talk about Hillary Clinton’s incredible persistence (she just won’t go away), Bernie Sanders’ introducing a…
S4: Episode 32 - Rania Khalek In Iraq With The Yezidi PMF
Sep 16, 2017 • 31 min
Host Rania Khalek of the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast spent a week with the Yezidi Yezidi Popular Mobilization Forces in newly liberated south Sinjar in August. She learned many Yezidis join the PM to protect their families, defend their towns,…
S4: Episode 31 - Niecee X of Black Women’s Defense League
Sep 10, 2017 • 64 min
As Hurricane Irma hits Florida, we have an interview with Niecee X of the Black Women’s Defense League about the organizing work the organization is doing to provide relief for those in the Houston area impacted by Hurricane Harvey. They are…
S4: Episode 30 - Obama’s Good War Is Now Trump’s War
Aug 27, 2017 • 31 min
In this abbreviated episode, the show highlights listener comments and covers President Donald Trump’s decision to escalate the war in Afghanistan. Particularly, the show focuses upon how President Barack Obama kept the war going and takes to task…
S4: Episode 29 - Juan Demetrixx & Jared Ware
Aug 20, 2017 • 66 min
On this week’s show, we interview Juan Demetrixx, an organizer of Howard University Resist, and Jared Ware, journalist and producer of the “Beyond Prisons” podcast. Demetrixx talks about what he witnessed on the ground in Charlottesville a little more…
S4: Episode 28 - Tom Secker
Aug 13, 2017 • 54 min
Host Kevin Gosztola interviews Tom Secker, the co-author of “National Security Cinema: The Shocking New Evidence Of Government Control in Hollywood.” The interview highlights a few examples of Pentagon or CIA influence, including “Contact,” “The…
S4: Patron Exclusive Preview - Discussion On Venezuela
Aug 7, 2017 • 6 min
This is is a snippet of Patron Exclusive content, which was recently posted. Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss Venezuela. The exclusive was recorded on August 6. The crisis in Venezuela continues to be intense. It has escalated sharply since…
S4: Episode 27 - Amal Saad
Aug 6, 2017 • 68 min
Amal Saad, a professor of political science at Lebanese University and the author of a book called, “Hezbollah: Politics and Religion,” joins the show to talk about Hezbollah and its role as a resistance army in Lebanon. Hezbollah recently liberated a…
S4: Episode 26 - Kim Wilson & Brian Sonenstein
Jul 30, 2017 • 59 min
Hosts of the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast welcome Kim Wilson and Brian Sonenstein, co-hosts of the “Beyond Prisons” podcast, to the show. Wilson and Sonenstein discuss their new show, which covers prisons and prison reform from an…
S4: Episode 25 — Abdul Malik Mujahid
Jul 23, 2017 • 79 min
Abdul Malik Mujahid, president of Sound Vision, which does public relations for Muslim American communities, joins the show to talk about the Muslim Ban, the Islamic State, the refugee crisis, wars in the Middle East, and more. During the discussion…
S4: Episode 24 - Best Of ‘Unauthorized Disclosure’
Jul 9, 2017 • 50 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola highlight previous clips from the show in this “Best Of” episode that features: Nima Shirazi, Douglas Williams, Vivek Chibber, and Donna Murch.
S4: Episode 23 - John Kiriakou & Joseph Hickman
Jul 2, 2017 • 53 min
Former CIA officer John Kiriakou and former US Marine Joseph Hickman join the show to discuss their new book on Abu Zubaydah called “The Convenient Terrorist: Two Whistleblowers’ Stories Of Torture, Terror, Secret Wars, and CIA Lies.” Kiriakou was…
S4: Episode 22 - Rania And Kevin Wade Through Some Pretty Horrible Stories
Jun 25, 2017 • 66 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola highlight some pretty awful and horrible stories on this week’s show but not before talking about the Democratic Party’s latest epic fail with Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia. After discussing what happened with…
S4: Episode 21 - Rania Khalek & Kevin Gosztola (No Guest)
Jun 18, 2017 • 68 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the rift between Saudi Arabia and Qatar and tension among the Gulf countries in the Middle East. They talk about the Saudi arms deal, which the Senate would have opposed if five Democrats had not voted…
S4: Episode 20 - Abby Martin & Mike Prysner
Jun 11, 2017 • 65 min
Abby Martin and Mike Prysner, who produce the weekly independent show, “The Empire Files,” join the show to talk about their recent reporting trip to Venezuela. Both describe the nature of the opposition in Venezuela. They share details about the…
S4: Episode 19 - Peter Van Buren
May 27, 2017 • 51 min
Peter Van Buren is a former State Department employee, who blew the whistle on malfeasance and corruption related to reconstruction efforts in Iraq. He also is a writer and fiction book author. He joins the show to discuss his new book, “Hooper’s…
S4: Episode 18 - Discussion
May 21, 2017 • 60 min
On this week’s discussion for the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss President Donald Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia and how ordinary Syrians view the armed opposition in Syria. They celebrate the release of…
S4: Episode 17 - John Kiriakou
May 16, 2017 • 43 min
In a special episode for the podcast, former CIA officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou joins the show to talk about his new book, “Doing Time Like A Spy: How The CIA Taught Me To Survive And Thrive In Prison.” Kiriakou talks about writing prison…
S4: Episode 16 - Azadeh Shahshahani
May 14, 2017 • 68 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome Azadeh Shahshahani, who is a legal and advocacy director for Project South. She joins the show to talk about a report her organization worked on called “Imprisoned Justice: Inside Two Georgia Immigrant…
S4: Episode 15 - Max Blumenthal
May 7, 2017 • 81 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome Max Blumenthal, journalist, senior editor of AlterNet’s Grayzone Project, and author of The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza. Blumenthal addresses how the Syrian conflict has created fractures…
S4: Episode 14 - Rania Is In The Middle East
Apr 29, 2017 • 52 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss UC Berkeley and Ann Coulter, immigrant prosecutions, President Donald Trump’s busy day on April 26, and one of the most recent ominous reports about the Arctic ice melting. With Rania in the Middle East…
Episode 13: ”Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock” Filmmakers
Apr 23, 2017 • 55 min
Host Kevin Gosztola interviews the filmmakers involved in the production of “Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 22. Josh Fox, Oscar-nominated director of “Gasland” and “How to Let Go of the World…
S4: Episode 12 - Michael Mann
Apr 16, 2017 • 32 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Mann, who is a distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University. He also directs the Penn State University Earth Science Center. And he’s the co-author of the book,…
S4: Episode 11 - Trump Bombs Syria, Wins Approval From Democrats
Apr 9, 2017 • 62 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola spend the full hour discussing President Donald Trump’s attack on a Syrian airbase. In the beginning, the reaction of support from media personalities and Democrats and neoconservatives is highlighted. Further…
S4: Episode 10 - Michael Lighty of National Nurses United
Apr 2, 2017 • 25 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Lighty, policy director for National Nurses United. He has worked on health care reform for over 25 years. Lighty addresses the need for Democrats to go on the offensive and push for a…
S4: Episode 10 - Discussion
Apr 2, 2017 • 49 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss an effort to convince a student group at Oregon State University to disinvite Khalek from an event, where she is scheduled to speak with Mnar Muhawesh, editor of Mintpressnews.com, and journalist Abby…
S4: Episode 9 - Mark Ames
Mar 26, 2017 • 68 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Mark Ames, a journalist and co-host of the Radio War Nerd podcast. He also is the co-author of “The Exile: Sex, Drugs, and Libel in the New Russia” and “Going Postal: Rage, Murder, and Rebellion from…
S4: Episode 8 - Patrick Cockburn
Mar 19, 2017 • 75 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Patrick Cockburn, a longtime Middle East correspondent well-known for his coverage of Iraq and Syria. He is the author of The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East. …
S4: Episode 7 - The Campaign To Destroy Rania’s Livelihood
Mar 4, 2017 • 53 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the campaign against Khalek, which led to her speaking event at the University of North Carolina being canceled. She also discusses Salafism and Wahhabism, extreme right-wing ideologies within Islam that…
S4: Episode 6 - Ben Norton
Feb 27, 2017 • 60 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Ben Norton, a journalist for AlterNet’s “Grayzone Project.” Norton provides a brief overview of the terribly under-covered and mostly ignored war in Yemen as well as recent developments involving a…
S4: Episode 5 - Discussion
Feb 19, 2017 • 49 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola talk about President Donald Trump’s pledge to go to war against “low-life leakers” in his administration. They express their frustrations over how the media is positioning itself as radical opponents of Trump,…
S4: Episode 5 - Josh Fox
Feb 19, 2017 • 41 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated director of “Gasland,” and, “How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can’t Change.” He was also of the Democratic Platform Committee and a surrogate…
S4: Episode 4 - Discussion
Feb 12, 2017 • 49 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids, President Donald Trump’s crime executive orders, Senator Joe Manchin, David Frum’s advice for effective protest, and the CIA giving a Saudi prince an award for…
S4: Episode 4 - Jacqueline Keeler
Feb 12, 2017 • 44 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Jacqueline Keeler, a writer who is of Dineh and Yankton Sioux Dakota heritage, is our guest this week. She is the author of “Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears.” Her work has…
S4: Episode 3 - Jamil Dakwar
Feb 4, 2017 • 78 min
Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Jamil Dakwar, the director of the ACLU’s Human Rights Program. Dakwar addresses how the Muslim ban signed by President Donald Trump has been applied. He highlights the issues involved in arguing the…
S4: Episode 2 - Sarah Jaffe
Jan 29, 2017 • 67 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Sarah Jaffe, a journalist, Nation Institute fellow, and author of “Necessary Trouble: Americans In Revolt.” Jaffe talks with us about the first week of resistance against President Donald Trump. We…
S4: Episode 1 - Abby Martin
Jan 20, 2017 • 72 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola kick off a new season of the podcast with guest Abby Martin, host of “The Empire Files.” She joins the show for the entire episode. Martin discusses how a show she anchored for RT America was mentioned in the…
S3: Year-End Show Featuring Roqayah Chamseddine
Dec 27, 2016 • 63 min
In this year-end show, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola look back at 2016 with deep contempt and look forward to whatever struggles and catastrophes lie ahead for the world. They are joined by Roqayah Chamseddine, co-host of the “Delete Your…
Episode 31: John Washington, Volunteer for No More Deaths
Dec 18, 2016 • 60 min
John Washington, a volunteer for No More Deaths which is a humanitarian aid organization, joins the show to talk about a report on the missing persons crisis created by the brutality of United States border patrol agents. The report is called,…
Episode 31: *Bonus Discussion* - Alleged Russian Interference In Election
Dec 18, 2016 • 23 min
In an extra 20-minute discussion segment, Kevin Gosztola and Rania Khalek talk about the narrative pushed by United States press and establishment politicians that Russia interfered with the U.S. election to elect Donald Trump. We also mock the…
Episode 30: #NoDAPL, Anti-Free Speech Senate Bill, And Rania Updates On Syria
Dec 4, 2016 • 48 min
With great effort—we tried no less than four times to record this episode, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola highlight some major developments from the past week, including updates on resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline, a horrible…
Episode 29: Rania Khalek On Syria And Smear Attacks On Her
Nov 27, 2016 • 65 min
Co-host Rania Khalek talks about reporting on Syria and smear artists who attacked her
Episode 28: Rania Khalek Returns!
Nov 20, 2016 • 59 min
Rania Khalek returns as co-host to reflect on reality of President-elect Trump
Episode 27: Jill Stein, Andy Worthington
Nov 13, 2016 • 64 min
An interview with Green Party’s presidential candidate for 2016 on election
Episode 26: Fabio Andres Diaz Pabon
Oct 9, 2016 • 54 min
Pabon, a Colombian scholar, addresses Colombian peace deal; then we talk backlash to journalism on Syrian rebels
Episode 25: Rania Khalek & Kevin Gosztola
Sep 25, 2016 • 60 min
Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss Syria, Iraq, Chelsea Manning & more
S3: Episode 24 - Gareth Porter
Sep 18, 2016 • 76 min
Porter discusses the Syria ceasefire agreement and its central flaws
Episode 23: Donna Murch
Sep 11, 2016 • 65 min
Murch talks about “paying for punishment” and “criminal justice debt”
Episode 22: Azzurra Crispino
Sep 4, 2016 • 65 min
We talk about the September 9 labor strike organized by prisoners.
Episode 21: Robbie Martin
Aug 7, 2016 • 27 min
Neoconservatives for Clinton, DNC hack, Russia, and Trump as Manchurian candidate
Episode 20: Kshama Sawant
Jul 31, 2016 • 68 min
Socialist City Council member
Episode 19: Christina Heatherton & Jordan T. Camp
Jul 10, 2016 • 56 min
Co-editors of “Policing the Planet” talk racial capitalism & crisis of policing
S3: Episode 18 - Discussion
Jun 26, 2016 • 69 min
Hosts talk about Democrats on Platform Committee rejecting progressive policies
S3: Episode 18 - Dima Khalidi
Jun 26, 2016 • 32 min
Palestine Legal founder talks Cuomo’s blacklist & political crackdown on BDS movement
S3: Episode 17—Discussion
Jun 19, 2016 • 83 min
Rania Khalek & Kevin Gosztola talk People’s Summit & Orlando massacre
S3: Episode 17—Guest Jason Leopold
Jun 19, 2016 • 31 min
Vice News reporter appears to talk about new CIA documents on torture
S3: Episode 16—Guest Katie Halper
Jun 13, 2016 • 90 min
Comedian & writer Katie Halper joins show to talk Clinton & identity politics
S3: Episode 15—Discussion
Jun 5, 2016 • 63 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola on latest political developments of past weeks
S3: Episode 15—Matt Karp
Jun 5, 2016 • 43 min
Debunking the idea that Sanders supporters are motivated by racial resentment
S3: Episode 14—Discussion
May 1, 2016 • 52 min
Hosts talk about some of latest stories from past week
S3: Episode 14 — Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
May 1, 2016 • 45 min
“From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation” author discusses her book
S3: Episode 13 — Discussion
Apr 17, 2016 • 57 min
Rania Khalek & Kevin Gosztola on highlights in the New York primary
S3: Episode 12—Discussion
Apr 10, 2016 • 57 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the Panama Papers, a class action lawsuit by American Muslims against the No Fly List, a human rights hearing on water crises in the United States, and some more of the latest developments in the 2016…
S3: Episode 12 — Douglas Williams
Apr 10, 2016 • 68 min
Douglas Williams, a writer for the TheSouthLawn.org, returns to the show to talk about Bill Clinton’s rant against Black Lives Matter protesters in Philadelphia. We discuss the crime bill in the 1990s. We discuss how the Clinton campaign has used…
S3: Episode 11 - Discussion
Apr 3, 2016 • 47 min
Hosts discuss Chicago teachers strike and more
S3: Episode 11 — Drew Franklin
Apr 3, 2016 • 47 min
Drew Franklin, independent candidate for DC City Council, joins the show
S3: Episode 10 - Adam Johnson
Mar 20, 2016 • 70 min
Bernie blackouts, Trump obsessions: we discuss bias in media’s election coverage
S3: Episode 9 - Discussion
Mar 14, 2016 • 65 min
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola analyze latest in 2016 Election
S3: Episode 9 - Donna Murch
Mar 13, 2016 • 61 min
Trump rally in Chicago, and importance of black voters in Democratic primary
S3: Episode 8 - Vijay Prashad
Mar 6, 2016 • 62 min
From Libya to Syria to Saudi Arabia, an overview of U.S. foreign policy in Middle East
S3: Episode 7 - Discussion w/ Rania Khalek & Kevin Gosztola
Feb 28, 2016 • 64 min
Hosts break down some of latest in 2016 Election with analysis not found on cable TV
S3: Episode 7 - Vivek Chibber
Feb 28, 2016 • 43 min
Interview with NYU sociology professor on neoliberal use of identity politics in 2016 Election
S3: Episode 6 - Cluster Bombs in Yemen/Nevada Caucuses
Feb 21, 2016 • 72 min
Talking U.S-made cluster bombs in Yemen, Democratic presidential primary after Nevada
S3: Episode 5 - Yana Kunichoff
Feb 14, 2016 • 28 min
Kunichoff on “Fraternal Order of Propaganda” story on Chicago police shootings
S3: Episode 4 - Roqayah Chamseddine
Feb 7, 2016 • 67 min
Chamseddine guests hosts (again) for discussion on 2016 Election madness
S3: Episode 3 - Jesselyn Radack
Jan 31, 2016 • 41 min
DOJ whistleblower & attorney discusses latest whistleblower news of week
S3: Episode 2 - Zachary Senn
Jan 24, 2016 • 61 min
Reporting from Hong Kong on refugees shunned by Western countries
S3: Episode 1 - Dahr Jamail
Jan 17, 2016 • 62 min
Journalist Dahr Jamail on Navy SEALs using citizens as pawns in war games
Unauthorized Disclosure - 2015 Year-End Show
Dec 19, 2015 • 73 min
A look back at 2015 featuring Roqayah Chamseddine
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Arun Kundnani
Dec 13, 2015 • 62 min
Author of “The Muslims Are Coming!” discusses Trump & Islamophobia
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Todd Miller
Dec 6, 2015 • 71 min
Todd Miller on French crackdown on climate activists, major weapons expo in France
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Roqayah Chamseddine
Nov 22, 2015 • 48 min
Chamseddine joins as guest co-host for discussion on anti-Muslim hysteria
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Raven Rakia
Nov 15, 2015 • 63 min
Rikers prison reforms solitary confinement with “enhanced” solitary units
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Aviva Stahl
Nov 8, 2015 • 54 min
Story exposes how NYPD undercover infiltrated Brooklyn College
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Ryan Devereaux
Oct 18, 2015 • 52 min
Intercept staff reporter talks with us about “The Drone Papers”
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Anand Gopal
Oct 11, 2015 • 66 min
Journalist, who has reported from Afghanistan, talks to us about U.S. war
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Dima Khalidi
Oct 4, 2015 • 63 min
Palestine Legal director on the “Palestine exception to free speech”
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Freddie deBoer
Sep 27, 2015 • 57 min
Writer Frederik deBoer, whose piece, “Why We Should Fear University, Inc,” recently appeared in the New York Times, joins the show to discuss his argument about the corporatization of college campuses.
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Anna Jones
Sep 20, 2015 • 45 min
Fight for Dyett High School in Chicago - Parent talks about struggle to save school
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Jason Leopold
Sep 13, 2015 • 65 min
More revelations on Zero Dark Thirty filmmakers’ cozy relationship with CIA
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Patrick Strickland
Aug 30, 2015 • 60 min
Refugee camps in Lebanon, ISIS assassinations of Palestinian leaders & more
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Imraan Siddiqi
Aug 23, 2015 • 63 min
A look at recent stories involving anti-Muslim racism in the United States
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Page May
Aug 16, 2015 • 67 min
Stop and frisk settlement in Chicago—ACLU upsets activists
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Douglas Williams
Aug 8, 2015 • 59 min
Discussing the Black Lives Matter movement and solidarity organizing
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Waltrina Middleton
Jul 26, 2015 • 55 min
Movement for Black Lives organizer discusses importance of convening freedom fighters in Cleveland
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Abdullah al-Andalusi
Jul 19, 2015 • 67 min
Al-Andalusi, Islamic lecturer & writer, responds to UK media smearing him
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Adam Johnson
Jul 12, 2015 • 61 min
Johnson exposes bogus July 4 terror warnings pushed by FBI & spread by media
Unauthorized Disclosure - Discussion Show
Jun 28, 2015 • 49 min
Discussion of recent FBI sting, white terrorism threat & trans activist who interrupted Obama
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Jemima Pierre
Jun 21, 2015 • 63 min
Pierre talks about Dominican Republic’s plans to expel thousands of people of Haitian descent
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Peter Maybarduk
Jun 14, 2015 • 66 min
Public Citizen expert talks Trans-Pacific Partnership & what we know thanks to WikiLeaks
Unauthorized Disclosure - Marcy Wheeler
Jun 7, 2015 • 62 min
Wheeler breaks down where surveillance state is at now USA Freedom Act is law
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Kat Craig
May 31, 2015 • 61 min
Craig discusses case of Sharif Mobley, imprisoned US citizen possibly killed in war in Yemen
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Jesselyn Radack
May 17, 2015 • 33 min
On CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling being sentenced to three and a half years in jail
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Janice Williamson
May 10, 2015 • 61 min
Williamson, editor of ‘Omar Khadr, Oh Canada,’ discusses Khadr being freed on bail
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Kade Crockford
Apr 25, 2015 • 72 min
Crockford discusses questions that should be asked about FBI & Tamerlan Tsarnaev
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Gadeir Abbas
Apr 20, 2015 • 35 min
We talk to attorney for Yemeni Americans challenging the US government’s refusal to evacuate them from a war zone.
Unauthorized Disclosure - Discussion Show
Apr 12, 2015 • 38 min
Rania Khalek & Kevin Gosztola talk about some of the week’s more outrageous stories
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guests: Aviva Stahl & Abraham Paulos
Mar 29, 2015 • 32 min
Stahl & Paulos discuss the proliferation of immigrant detention centers in US & UK
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Trevor Aaronson
Mar 22, 2015 • 63 min
Aaronson’s feature on Sami Osmakac & how the FBI orchestrates terrorism
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Asim Qureshi
Mar 15, 2015 • 70 min
Researcher at UK CAGE
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guests: Page May & Babur Balos
Mar 8, 2015 • 48 min
We spend the show talking about Chicago police, Homan Square, racism & reparations for torture.
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: John Kiriakou
Mar 1, 2015 • 61 min
CIA whistleblower, released from jail in February, discusses how whistleblowers treated in prison
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Dahr Jamail
Feb 15, 2015 • 60 min
Jamail talks about his “Climate Disruption Dispatches” on extinction, disease, etc
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Baraa Shiban
Feb 8, 2015 • 60 min
Shiban, who is based in Yemen, talks US drone strikes & recent political turmoil in country
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Jason Leopold
Feb 1, 2015 • 62 min
Journalist Jason Leopold on secrecy at Guantanamo covering up illegal forced-feeding
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Marcy Wheeler
Jan 24, 2015 • 69 min
Wheeler discusses the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling for an alleged leak
Unauthorized Disclosure - Guest: Dan Cohen
Jan 17, 2015 • 67 min
Cohen discusses impact of recent winter storm in Gaza
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 44
Dec 28, 2014 • 63 min
End-of-the-year episode with Roqayah Chamseddine
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 43
Dec 21, 2014 • 50 min
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, PCJF Executive Director, on “Cuban Five” members released in prisoner swap
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 42
Dec 14, 2014 • 79 min
Alka Pradhan, DC counsel for Reprieve US, share her insights on “Torture Report”
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 41
Dec 7, 2014 • 54 min
Chicago-based attorney Joey Mogul on Chicago police torture survivors, making torture domestic crime
Unauthorized Disclosure - A Not-An-Episode Thanksgiving Message
Nov 23, 2014 • 11 min
Wishing you all gratitude for listening to the past 40 episodes
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 40
Nov 16, 2014 • 65 min
Attorney Michael Deutsch, who represented Palestinian American Rasmea Odeh, discusses verdict in her trial
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 39
Nov 9, 2014 • 55 min
Criminalizing feeding homeless in Ft. Lauderdale: Food Not Bombs volunteer on arrests & fighting the ban
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 38
Nov 2, 2014 • 69 min
Page May, We Charge Genocide organizer, on going to UN to call attention to Chicago police violence
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 37
Oct 26, 2014 • 60 min
Journalist Max Blumenthal joins show again to talk about what he witnessed in Israel this past summer
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 36
Oct 19, 2014 • 77 min
Attorney who represents Guantanamo prisoner speaks about her client’s lawsuit against forced-feeding
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 35
Oct 5, 2014 • 65 min
Organizer Montague Simmons on latest from Ferguson & what to expect during #FergusonOctober
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 34
Sep 28, 2014 • 55 min
Peter Hart of FAIR joins the show to criticize media coverage of war in Syria & Iraq
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 33
Sep 21, 2014 • 61 min
Ann Wright, retired Army colonel & former US diplomat, on protesting more war in Iraq & Syria
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 32
Sep 14, 2014 • 58 min
Shane Bauer on what he saw at the “Urban Shield” police meet-up in Oakland before being booted
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 31
Sep 7, 2014 • 60 min
Liz & Patrick, two environmental activists, recount how & why they blocked oil trains with massive tripod
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 30
Aug 31, 2014 • 69 min
Keeanga Yamahtta-Taylor on Ferguson & winning justice in the aftermath of police violence
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 29
Aug 17, 2014 • 65 min
Dahr Jamail and William Rivers Pitt on how US military has no endgame in Iraq
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 28
Aug 3, 2014 • 47 min
Jesselyn Radack, one of Snowden’s lawyers, with insights on latest in war on whistleblowers
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 27
Jul 27, 2014 • 57 min
Hatem Abudayyeh on policing of Palestinian solidarity activism
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 26
Jul 20, 2014 • 65 min
Deepa Kumar on media coverage of Gaza, NSA spying on Muslim Americans
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 25
Jul 13, 2014 • 66 min
Todd Miller, author of “Border Patrol Nation,” on children fleeing to US-Mexico border
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 24
Jul 6, 2014 • 74 min
Dave Zirin on World Cup, FIFA, sports “shock doctrine” & Brazil
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 23
Jun 29, 2014 • 64 min
Guardian contributor Nafeez Ahmed on Pentagon preparing for civil breakdown
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 22
Jun 21, 2014 • 56 min
Dahr Jamail returns to the podcast to give us an analysis of conflict in Iraq
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 21
Jun 15, 2014 • 64 min
Josmar Trujillo on Harlem police raids, organizing against NYPD chief Bill Bratton
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 20
Jun 8, 2014 • 51 min
Max Blumenthal discusses covering Israel, the left & Palestine, & more
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 19
Jun 1, 2014 • 64 min
Keane Bhatt discusses Human Rights Watch’s revolving door
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 18
May 18, 2014 • 59 min
Mary Wareham of the campaign to ban killer robots talks to us
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 17
May 11, 2014 • 60 min
Carlos Garcia on “bed quotas” for immigration detention centers
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 16
May 4, 2014 • 63 min
Rachel Meeropol on Communication Management Units in US prisons
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 15
Apr 27, 2014 • 63 min
Rooj Alwazir, based in Sanaa, Yemen, provides update on drone & air strikes
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 14
Apr 20, 2014 • 71 min
Yousef Al Jamal talks about ‘Gaza Writes Back,’ a collection of stories on life in Gaza
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 13
Apr 13, 2014 • 66 min
Pardiss Kebriaei of CCR on Awlaki decision & challenging ‘targeted killings’ of US citizens
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 12
Apr 6, 2014 • 60 min
Special episode on war on Palestinian solidarity activism on college campuses
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 11
Mar 30, 2014 • 58 min
Molly Crabapple on being an artist, using creativity to process injustices
Unauthorized Disclsoure - Episode 10
Mar 23, 2014 • 68 min
Aviva Stahl on British government revoking citizenship of dual citizens
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 9
Mar 16, 2014 • 60 min
Nadia Kayyali on Oakland’s proposed total surveillance hub
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 8
Mar 8, 2014 • 62 min
Dahr Jamail on Iraqi Prime Minister’s forces killing civilians in Fallujah
Unauthorized Disclosure - Ep. 7
Mar 2, 2014 • 67 min
Eva Golinger on Venezuela, the “opposition” & threat of good example to U.S.
Unauthorized Disclosure - Pilot
Mar 1, 2014 • 53 min
Paula Swearingen, W. Va. mother gives us report on chemical spill
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 6
Feb 23, 2014 • 61 min
Raven Rakia on Michael Dunn trial, colorblind prosecutors & racist violence
Unauthorized Disclosure - Episode 5
Feb 16, 2014 • 65 min
US foreign policy analyst & writer Nima Shirazi on Iran & its nuclear program
“Unauthorized Disclosure” - Episode 3
Feb 1, 2014 • 68 min
On labeling activists terrorists to justify surveillance