Stories by Zaid Jilani

Zaid Jilani is the investigative blogger and campaigner for the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. He is formerly the senior reporter-blogger for ThinkProgress. subscribe to Zaid Jilani's feed

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: Al Jazeera

The real scandal is not that the former president and first lady are so wealthy, but how they got that wealthy.

Posted on: May 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Questionable behavior at a supposedly "objective" media outlet.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A closer look at TWC-Comcast reveals their claim of "substantial public interest benefits" is anything but.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Conan O'Brien shows how America's #1 source of news has been infiltrated by press release garbage.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A look at the most egregious incursions into your privacy, courtesy of the NSA.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The newly minted New Jersey senator has joined forces with the country’s most reactionary forces in foreign policy.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's way too soon to break out the applause.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Shedding light on what's really behind conservative criticism of government surveillance.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

America's policy on Cuba is a relic of another era, propped up by a powerful lobby based in the swing state of Florida.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

As anti-American protests spread through cities in Muslim countries, Republican candidates mixed with those who fan the flames, including a former general calling for a pre-election Israeli strike on Iran.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2012, Source: Republic Report

The corporate front group may change its social policy stance, but it still plans on robbing you blind.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

It may shock you to learn exactly how wealthy this top 1 percent of Americans is.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

Last week, the Arizona Supreme Court announced that it will not be taking action to stop planned Medicaid cuts or an enrollment freeze.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

Money spent on the war represents resources that are being drained away from important domestic priorities in a nation with sky-high unemployment and crumbling infrastructure.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

America's unions have been one of the major forces in building a middle class and have fought over the past century to improve the lives of all Americans.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

Will the pro-democracy movement that swept Tunisia and Egypt spread throughout the rest of the Arab world?