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
‘There was pressure to make the war larger’ and ‘nuclear targets were picked’ by the Nixon administration, the Pentagon Papers whistleblower revealed.
Internationally-recognized street artist Caledonia Curry, better known as Swoon, shares her art and activism this week on The Laura Flanders show.
Despite making claims to protecting First Amendment rights, a leaked manual reveals how police pick out perceived movement leaders for targeted arrests.
The suit alleges that the military violated the Posse Comitatus Act, & activists constitutional rights when it infiltrated a Washington state antiwar group.
In “Crashing the Party,” Kris Hermes connects modern anti-protest policing to the historic response to protests at the 2000 Republican National Convention.
During Chicago’s #StopTheCops, 5 separate direct actions came together to disrupt the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference for hours.
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.
Boots Riley of the Coup, author Ellen Meeropol, & Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Rachel Meeropol on using art & activism to fight repression.
Comrade Chompsky, Shadowproof Reader: A couple of months ago I placed an ad in Craigslist, seeking shared housing. In itself, this is unremarkable; what makes this one different, is the character of the ad. Entitled “Lifelong Activist Seeks Permanent Share,” it has produced some interesting responses — and frames some of the issues activists must face.