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Ravi Ragbir (center) faces deportation by ICE for his activism (Photo from New Sanctuary Coalition's Facebook)
09 Feb 2018

First Amendment Lawsuit: ICE Targets Immigrant Rights Groups And Activists For Political Speech

Immigrant rights groups file a first amendment lawsuit against ICE over targeting immigrant rights activists with repression.

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Photo by Tony Webster
08 Feb 2018

Court Urged To Sanction Dakota Access Pipeline Lawyers For Suing ‘Earth First!’ Movement, Abusing Legal System

The Center for Constitutional Rights asked a federal court to sanction Dakota Access Pipeline lawyers for “misusing” the legal system.

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08 Feb 2018

Protest Platforms: CASH Music Helps Artists Navigate World Rife With Corporate Exploitation

Protest Platforms is a three-part series examining what it means for music to protest today. Platforms have always helped to shape protest music. Independent artists, punk labels, and do-it-yourself (DIY) organizers have long suggested that the means through which music is created and distributed carries as much political weight as

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NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner. Photo via StandWithReality.org.
07 Feb 2018

A Potential Turning Point In Trump’s First Leak Prosecution

An upcoming hearing could be a major turning point in Reality Winner’s case and we’re sending Kevin Gosztola to cover it.

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06 Feb 2018

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Count It Up’ By Field Music

Field Music’s David Brewis of England was incensed by Brexit. It was a “proper Charlton Heston at the end of Planet of the Apes moment.” On Field Music’s new album, “Open Here,” the indie rock band reflect on a post-Brexit world, as well as the rise of United States President

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Lauri Love. Photo via Wikimedia.
06 Feb 2018

UK High Court Blocks Lauri Love’s Extradition Over Oppressive US Prison Conditions

The United Kingdom quashed the extradition of activist Lauri Love because prison conditions in the United States could result in his death.

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NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner. Photo via StandWithReality.org.
01 Feb 2018

Appeals Court Agrees Reality Winner ‘Hates’ America—So She Will Remain In Pretrial Detention

An appeals court agreed with a federal magistrate judge that Reality Winner “hates” America and might flee if granted bail.

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GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – A Navy guard assigned to Joint Task Force Guantanamo’s Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion patrols Camp Delta’s recreation yard during the early morning of July 7, 2010. (JTF Guantanamo photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth)
31 Jan 2018

Trump May Try To Keep Guantánamo Open, But Legal Challenge Could Derail Lawless Agenda

During the State Of The Union, President Trump announced an executive order to keep Guantanamo Bay open and transport additional detainees there.

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