#J20 Inauguration Day protest. Photo: Jake Conroy / RAN
04 May 2018

Member Newsletter Preview: A Tidy Way To Smother Movements

Siobhan O’Leary discusses her recent report on prosecutors invoking the union membership of #J20 defendants to further criminalize their activism

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Photo via Industrial Workers of the World (https://www.iww.org/content/letter-j20-defense-campaign-mid-atlantic-gdc)
16 Apr 2018

Prosecutors Invoke Union Membership To Criminalize Inauguration Day Protesters

In prosecutions against Inauguration Day protesters, the government contends union memberships qualifies as evidence of a conspiracy to commit a crime.

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Photo by johnnysilvercloud on Flickr.
28 Aug 2017

Washington Post Justifies Government Prosecution Of Inauguration Protesters As ‘Conspirators’

Despite the aggressive pressure mounted against J20 protesters, the Washington Post attempted to frame concern for state repression as an overreaction.

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