Donald Trump and family, on stage after his RNC acceptance speech. Photo by disneyabc on Flickr.
22 Jul 2016

Trump Cut Sections From His RNC Speech Last Night, And Here They Are

We managed to uncover some of the sections from Donald Trump’s speech, which were cut.

Journalist Rania Khalek discusses her plans for covering the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
21 Jul 2016

What To Expect From Protests Outside And Inside The DNC In Philadelphia

Rania Khalek previews her reporting from inside and outside the Democratic National Convention, and shares her thoughts on protests, party unity, and the primary.

Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Photo via Wikipedia.
20 Jul 2016

Guantanamo Prisoner Who Wrote Best-Selling Diary Is Cleared For Release

Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of “Guantanamo Diary,” has been cleared for release by the U.S. military’s periodic review board.

Quicken Loans Arena. Photo by edrost88 on Flickr.
20 Jul 2016

RNC Protests Dissatisfy Reporters Who Anticipated Trump-Stoked Violence

There is a key reason why establishment media had particular expectations, which do not match what is unfolding on the ground.

Activists scale flagpoles during RNC to hang banner (Photo by Robby Diesu)
19 Jul 2016

Activists Arrested At RNC After Dropping Banner At Rock Hall Against Fracking, Border Wall

Three climate and immigration justice activists climbed flagpoles to drop a banner protesting natural gas fracking, a border wall, and environmental injustices.

Screen shot of image from "Prophets of Rage" single posted on YouTube.
18 Jul 2016

Protest Song Of Week: ‘Prophets Of Rage’

Clear the way for the Prophets of Rage. The Republican National Convention is upon us, and one of the biggest supergroups in protest music history kicks off its tour with a debut single and a concert scheduled to coincide with the convention. The supergroup consists of: Rage Against the Machine

Black Lives Matter Protest in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Photo by Antrell Williams on Flickr.
15 Jul 2016

ACLU Sues To End Baton Rouge Police’s Violent Attacks Against Protesters

In the aftermath of the police killing of Alton Sterling, police officers in military gear attacked nonviolent protesters while brandishing automatic weapons.

Still from the documentary film, "Eat That Question."
14 Jul 2016

‘Eat That Question’: An Engrossing Film About Frank Zappa, A True Anti-Establishment Artist

“The thing that sets the Americans apart from the rest of the cultures in the world is we’re so fucking stupid,” Frank Zappa declares in “Eat That Question.”

Still from Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president.
12 Jul 2016

After Sanders Endorses Clinton, ‘Political Revolution’ Faces Hard Choices

The critical question of the moment is what the endorsement means for the “political revolution.”

From "March For Justice"  for victims of police violence in December 2014 (Photo by Otto Yamamoto)
12 Jul 2016

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘I Can’t Breathe’ by The Garner Family

Eric Garner was killed by New York police on July 17, 2014. Officer Daniel Pantaleo put Garner in a chokehold. He cried out, “I can’t breathe!” The officers involved in apprehending him showed no mercy, and his death was captured on video. A grand jury on Staten Island refused to