Black Lives Matter activists confronted Hillary Clinton over her support for mass incarceration and her past use of the racist term 'super predators.' (YouTube)
25 Feb 2016

‘Back To The Issues’: Clinton Brushes Off Black Lives Matter Activist Who Confronts Her Over ‘Super-Predators’

The Black Lives Matter activist confronted Clinton at a fundraiser over her past support for mass incarceration and use of the term “super predators.”

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Michael Moore plants an American flag in a living room in "Where To Invade Next." (Screenshot from the trailer)
19 Feb 2016

‘Where To Invade Next’ Shows Americans Can Live Better If They Believe Anything’s Possible

Michael Moore’s latest documentary is meant to inspire Americans with great ideas for social justice policies inspired by his visits to Europe.

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Left: An infamous cover of "The New Republic" magazine, showing a black woman nursing a child from a bottle while smoking a cigarette. Right: The cover to "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" by Michelle Alexander.
10 Feb 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Record With African-Americans Gets Closer Scrutiny

Hoping to recover a major loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is touting her support for black lives. Her political history tells a different story

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File: Razor wire outside a prison in Maryland. (Flickr / Fred Dunn)
21 Jan 2016

Clemency Is Not Enough: Thousands Still Imprisoned For Nonviolent Marijuana Crimes

About 44 percent of federal marijuana inmates had no or very minimal criminal histories prior to their conviction, and over a third are over the age of 40.

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Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz at Netroots Nation 2011 (Marta Evry on Flickr)
07 Jan 2016

DNC Chairwoman Flippantly Defends Her Support for War on Drugs

The DNC Chairwoman’s scary feelings about “drug culture” perpetuate the destruction of “safety” for countless Americans, especially those in her state.

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File: A statue of Liberty holding a sword and the scales of justice atop a British guildhall. (Flickr / Jesse Loughborough)
25 Nov 2015

Koch Brothers Twisting Criminal Justice Reform To Help Corporate Criminals

After publicly supporting criminal justice reform, Koch Industries is now tying their aid to new rules to help corporate criminals avoid prosecution.

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File: A hand examines a cannabis leaf on a live plant. (Flickr / docmonstereyes)
24 Nov 2015

23 States Now Offer Form Of Legal Marijuana; 58% of Americans Support Legalization

While Colorado receives the lion’s share of attention for legalizing marijuana, the legal landscape is shifting toward permissive laws nationwide.

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In this October 6 2011, photograph, two DEA agents pose in police armor, while one holds an automatic weapon. (Flickr / Lwp Kommunikáció)
13 Nov 2015

Over $1 Trillion Spent Since Nixon Began The War On Drugs

Despite increasing state-level legalization, someone in the U.S. is arrested for marijuana possession about once every minute.

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A colorful close-up of a high-quality marijuana bud, covered in crystals. (Flickr / Don Goofy)
06 Nov 2015

Mexican Supreme Court Rules Prohibition Of Cannabis Unconstitutional

The Mexican Supreme Court ruled that cannabis prohibition “violates the right to free development of one’s personality.”

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In this November 4, 2012 photograph, a masked activist with a green headdress stands near a rainbow poster of Obama which reads "Legalize! Yes We Can-nabis!" (Flickr / new 1lluminati)
30 Oct 2015

Kevin Zeese: 36 Years Of Legalization Activism (VIDEO)

A look at over 3 decades of marijuana politics, where are we now and how we can keep going in the fight against drug prohibition.

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