“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.”
The critical question of the moment is what the endorsement means for the “political revolution.”
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
Gut-wrenching acts of police violence against black people were captured on video and shared widely this past week. In Minneapolis, Philando Castile was executed, and while he was dying in a car seat, his girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, narrated a Facebook livestream. In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was brutalized by police,
Delegates from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign prevented a lobbyist amendment from being added to the Democratic Party platform. It would have suggested Democrats support regulating the revolving door, which allows federal government officials to work for industries they were in charge of regulating and later return to positions in government. At
There will continue to be blowback against police so long as officers engage in horrific acts of violence and oppression against minority communities.
Teachers and students were there to protest Obama’s record on deportations, and demand Clinton and Obama release refugee youth.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s long-winded statements to the press were classic imperial rationalizations of a war of empire in Iraq.
Though evidence of “potential violations” was uncovered, the agency concluded “no reasonable prosecutor” would bring a case against Clinton.
Shadowproof’s “Protest Song Of The Week” is a recording of lyrics Woody Guthrie wrote about his racist landlord, Fred Trump, back in the early 1950s.