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Inauguration Day Protesters Sue D.C. Police Over Rectal Probes By
WASHINGTON — Blasting District of Columbia police for abuse, including rectal probing, four people swept up in mass arrests during Inauguration Day protests sued the District and its Metropolitan Police force Wednesday on civil...
In Biggest Crackdown Since Civil Rights Era, 20 States Move To Criminalize Protest By
In what is being called the “biggest protest crackdown since the Civil Rights Era,” Republicans in at least 20 states have put forward or passed laws with the intention of making protest more difficult and the punishment for expressing dissent more draconian...
Do Middle Fingers In New Zealand Portend New Global Trend For Trump Regime? By
After giving the world a series of symbolic insulting gestures since taking office in January, the administration of President Donald Trump is now facing literal middle fingers as people around the world appear increasingly willing to show the U.S. leadership how they...
May 15, 1970: Jackson State and Forgotten History By
Many of us have heard the song, most of those probably know its famous backstory: “Tin soldiers and Nixon’s coming/We’re finally on our own/This summer I hear the drumming/Four dead in Ohio” sang Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young in 1971. The Kent State shootings...
Venezuelan Protesters Using Human ‘Poop Bombs’ Against Police By
In response to the Venezuelan right-wing opposition’s crude use of a “shittier” weapon this week dubbed “poopootov cocktails” — plastic bottles filled with human feces and water named for their likeness to Molotov cocktails — Venezuelan officials have spoken...
Court Sides With Army In Undercover Infiltration Of Washington Anti-War Group By
The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment Tuesday against members of an anti-war group who claimed civilian employees of the Army violated their constitutional rights by infiltrating the group and facilitating their arrest. The Port Militarization Resistance protested...
Photo Essay: May Day Rallies Fill Streets Around The World By
Workers and activists marked May Day around the world Monday with defiant rallies and marches for better pay and working conditions. Police detained 70 people in Istanbul as they tried to march, garment workers in Cambodia defied a government ban to demand higher wages,...
Venezuela Calls for Expanding Armed Civilian Militias To Counter U.S.-Backed Opposition By
CHILE– As Venezuela gears up to face a massive protest from U.S.-funded, right-wing opposition groups, embattled President Nicolás Maduro has called for the expansion of armed civilian militias as the threat of more violence on the streets of Caracas continues to...
Disturbing Video Shows Indian Army Using Protester As A Human Shield By
Video footage showing a young man tied to the front of an army vehicle being paraded in a village located in central Kashmir’s Budgam district went viral last week over social media. A Hindi-speaker heard in the background says, “Stone throwers will meet a similar...
Nationwide #TaxMarch Rallies Planned To Demand Trump ‘Stops Hiding’ By
Tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in more than 100 Tax Marches on Saturday to demand President Donald Trump release his taxes and to highlight the need for increased minimum wage. As many have pointed out, every president since the 1960s has released...