11 Jun 2019

Facebook Bikeshare Workers Organize Against Anti-Union Campaign

At Facebook headquarters, workers for Bikes Make Life Better face an anti-union campaign from their employers as they try to form a union.

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28 May 2019

Contracts Reveal For First Time How DEA Exercises Control Over Television, Film Productions

Nearly 200 pages of contracts from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) show reveal how agency exercises creative control over TV and film productions.

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20 May 2019

Border Patrol Museum Demonstrators Targeted In Crackdown On Immigrant Rights Protests

Four activists turned themselves in to El Paso police on May 13 after the police issued warrants for their arrest related to a nonviolent demonstration inside a United States Border Patrol museum.

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14 May 2019

In Colombia, General Motors Workers Fight Surge In Firings Over Workplace Injuries

Former General Motors employees in Colombia have protested at US Embassy for several years over practice of firing workers for injuries.

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Detroit police. Photo by Thomas Hawk on Flickr.
08 May 2019

Detroit Police Spent More Than Half Million Dollars On Cell-Site Simulator To Track People’s Locations

Documents show Detroit police purchased surveillance technology that allows police to actively track people’s locations through their cell phones.

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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Photo: Jared Piper/PHLCouncil via Flickr
29 Apr 2019

How Movement To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Prevailed Over Obstruction Of A Progressive Prosecutor

How the movement for Mumia Abu-Jamal fought—and defeated—an effort to obstruct potential pathways to freedom by progressive prosecutor Larry Krasner.

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Screen shot from the trailer for 2017's "Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House"
23 Apr 2019

Documents Show FBI’s Role In Producing Film On Mark Felt, Who Betrayed Bureau In Watergate Scandal

The FBI contacted producers of “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House,” even though no assistance was initially requested.

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Photo by BBC World Service on Flickr.
16 Apr 2019

Empowering Border Patrol To Make Asylum Decisions Drastically Increases Danger For Immigrants

Department of Homeland Security is placing migrants in harms way with plans to task Border Patrol with facilitating the early stages of the asylum process.

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15 Apr 2019

Group of Centrist Democrats Undermine Federal $15 Minimum Wage Bill

Centrist Democrats in the Senate and House of Representatives proposed federal minimum wage legislation that would preserve low wages in rural areas.

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. (Photo: AFGE on Flickr)
15 Apr 2019

How Bernie Sanders’ Position On Filibuster Is Needlessly Complicated

Jon Walker describes how Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ stance on filibuster reform is needlessly complicated.

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