Eugene Puryear, at "Dump Trump" rally in Washington, DC, in 2015 (Photo by Elvert Barnes)
02 May 2016

Revolutionary Vice-Presidential Candidate On Importance of Alternatives To Two Major Parties

Eugene Puryear, the vice-presidential candidate for the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) in the U.S., talks about electoral politics.

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File: The 2010 Democratic National Committee logo projected on a screen near a podium with the American flag behind it. (Flickr / Nostri-Imago)
01 Mar 2016

A Manifesto Of Principles For Covering The 2016 Election

Random thoughts and musings on the Democratic race, as well as the entire 2016 Election and U.S. media coverage: —Tribalism has no place in what we do here. We do not care about what candidate you support in the presidential election. What we care about is the policies and positions, which

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A portrait of Daniel Ellsberg in a suit and tie taken on February 22, 2016 in Dresden, Germany. (Wikimedia Commons / Dr. Bernd Gross)
27 Feb 2016

Daniel Ellsberg: Nixon Almost Took Vietnam War Nuclear In November 1969

‘There was pressure to make the war larger’ and ‘nuclear targets were picked’ by the Nixon administration, the Pentagon Papers whistleblower revealed.

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A mural created by "Swoon," showing a woman rising from wave-like colors, with the words "Recovery Diaspora" on a banner underneath. (Flickr / Swoon)
09 Feb 2016

VIDEO: From The Streets To The Galleries With Swoon

Internationally-recognized street artist Caledonia Curry, better known as Swoon, shares her art and activism this week on The Laura Flanders show.

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In this November 12, 2011 photograph, a row of riot police with batons and "less lethal" weapons evict Occupy Denver from Lincoln Park. (Flickr / Daniel Holton)
04 Feb 2016

Leak Reveals Denver Police Use Undercover ‘Shadow Teams’ To Target Protest Leaders

Despite making claims to protecting First Amendment rights, a leaked manual reveals how police pick out perceived movement leaders for targeted arrests.

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A police officer pepper-sprays protesters at an Olympia Port Militarization Resistance protest on November 10, 2007. (Jason Taellious)
28 Jan 2016

Legal, Grassroots Groups Support Lawsuit Against Alleged Military Spying On Activists

The suit alleges that the military violated the Posse Comitatus Act, & activists constitutional rights when it infiltrated a Washington state antiwar group.

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In a scene from the protests outside the 2000 Republican National Convention, activists march with animal masks in front of a line of mounted police. (Crashing The Party)
08 Dec 2015

LISTEN: Kris Hermes’ “Crashing The Party” Chat

In “Crashing the Party,” Kris Hermes connects modern anti-protest policing to the historic response to protests at the 2000 Republican National Convention.

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In this October 24, 2015 photograph, white police arrest a black activist that participated in a direct action against an international police conference in Chicago. The activist is wearing a shirt with an image of Rekia Boyd, who was fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer. (Flickr / sarah-ji)
29 Oct 2015

#StopTheCops: Chicago Activists Shut Down International Police Conference (VIDEO)

During Chicago’s #StopTheCops, 5 separate direct actions came together to disrupt the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference for hours.

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In this March 9, 2012 photograph, a U.S. soldier with an autmatic weapon watches as members of the Afghan National Army set up a check point in a desert valley in Afghanistan. (Flickr / DVIDSHUB / Sgt. Ken Scar)
29 Oct 2015

Abby Martin: Can Global Resistance Bring Down U.S. Corporate Empire?

Behind the Headline: Not only is the USA an empire in every sense, it’s the biggest empire the world has ever seen. With Abby Martin & Mnar Muhawesh.

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Boots Riley and The Coup perform live in 2011. (Wikimedia Commons / Amelia Kennedy Photography)
30 Sep 2015

Art & Resistance With Boots Riley & Ellen Meeropol (VIDEO)

Boots Riley of the Coup, author Ellen Meeropol, & Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Rachel Meeropol on using art & activism to fight repression.

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