Twenty years ago, the PATRIOT Act was signed into law by President George W. Bush. Whistleblowers later challenged the expanded surveillance.
Daniel Hale is the first person accused of an unauthorized disclosure of information to be imprisoned in a Communications Management Unit by the United States government.
The following was originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Music. The Canadian Indigenous hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids recently released “No Jesus Piece,”the fourth single off their upcoming album “Life After,” which will drop on October 22. It is the follow-up to their excellent 2019 album, “Trapline” (one of
A Yahoo! News report on the CIA’s plans to kidnap or kill Assange contains some of the strongest evidence yet that Assange was only charged with crimes because of the agency’s thirst for vengeance.
Considering the U.S. Supreme Court has two alleged rapists and both US presidential candidates were alleged rapists, the lyrics of “In Your Path” carry an additional resonance.
The latest revelations around Assange are exactly why so many advocates did not think it was acceptable for the Obama administration to move forward and not look backward.
Abolitionist organizers are building global solidarity, navigating a wide range of challenges from language to selective anti-imperialism.
As Georgia moves into the next phase of the pandemic, it is becoming clear that the state’s incarcerated population has actually increased despite releases spurred by COVID-19. While state prison officials tout a “new vision” for parole released just earlier this year, underneath it all exists an arbitrary and unfair
Down Home is organizing an anti-jail movement in a seemingly unlikely place: rural and conservative North Carolina.
In California, survivors of forced sterilizations in women’s prisons fight for reparations after a century of reproductive violence.
A man incarcerated at the Toledo Correctional Institution in Ohio has ended a 48-day hunger strike, his family said.
Incarcerated people in Massachusetts raised alarm as pandemic winter approached, but county jail officials ignored their pleas—prompting direct action.
General Electric Lighting-Savant notified 81 workers at their Bucyrus, Ohio plant in the first week of January that they would be laid off and production would move to China. Management claimed it was necessary due to the high cost of producing LED light bulbs.
Americans who lost their homes and belongings to wildfires that spread across the western United States over the past several weeks are struggling to rebuild their lives in the aftermath.
Two Whole Foods workers allege they were fired for voicing concerns over COVID-19, hazard pay, and an anti-Black Lives Matter dress code policy.
Around 200 unionized workers who make sports equipment for Wilson Sporting Goods, Mizuno, and CCM Hockey at a factory in Yangon, Myanmar, were fired at the end of June 2020 after orders from companies stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thousands of factory garment workers in Bangladesh are laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as U.S. and E.U. retailers cancel orders.
From the immense pressure placed on workers to return to low-wage jobs to broken social safety nets that have compounded poverty, food and housing insecurity, and inadequate unemployment benefits, America’s poor and working class have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States,