In August 2014, the women of the “Women’s Protection Units” (YPJ) captured the attention of the world when they helped rescue 50,000 people from a massacre by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Sinjar Mountains of northern Iraq. The “Sinjar massacre,” as it has come to
Police Response To ‘We The People’ White Supremacist Rally Shows How Little Has Changed Since Charlottesville
Proud Boys, Three Percenters, and other white supremacists gathered with protection from police at the “We The People” rally in Philadelphia.
The midterm elections may have been a mixture of jubilation and disappointment for progressives, but Wisconsin was certainly a story worth celebrating, as voters ousted Republican Governor Scott Walker, who was notorious for his attacks on labor unions. Walker’s attempt at a third term was thwarted by Democratic challenger Tony
After a decade of intense political fighting and two of the largest wave elections in history, the US finally has a quasi-stable political equilibrium on the Affordable Care Act.
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota residents oppose a proposed Amazon Fulfillment Center over how it will transform the environment and atmosphere of the community.
Known as “state innovation waiver,” Trump is seizing upon provision in Obamacare, which Democrats added to dupe progressives into voting for the ACA.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Office Invokes Terrorism To Keep Response Plan To Van Dyke Verdict Secret
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office invoked terrorism to exempt itself from releasing plan for protests after verdict in former Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke’s trial.
Ohio Prisons Uphold Year-Long Communications Ban Against Incarcerated Activist Who Supported National Prison Strike
Ohio prison officials denied an appeal by Imam Hasan against the one-year restriction placed on his phone and email use for supporting the 2018 prison strike.
Despite Virginia’s suspension of prison policy targeting visitors wearing feminine hygiene products, one woman says she’s banned indefinitely for wearing tampon.
The North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture capped an 18-month investigation with a final report on the state’s role in the CIA torture program.