Category Civil Rights

Ban the Protest

Minnesota is considering a law that would allow municipalities the right to sue protestors to recover expenses incurred by policing the protests.

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NO JUSTICE NO PEACE NO BLACK FRIDAY (Hands up don’t shop!)

Activists protesting police brutality shut down a mall and joined forces with activists protesting the low-wage retail holiday psychosis known as Black Friday. I’m sure it will not be lost on you that, strictly from a Faux News-style words-for-headlines perspective, it’s easy to notice that the term “Black Friday” provides a fertile rhetorical basis for […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF PRIVACY, GLENN GREENWALD EXPLAINS

There may not be an obvious connection between total surveillance and the economic justice issues I try to explain (and proclaim!) in these pages, but it’s there, my friends. I’m not doing anything wrong, so why should I care if the gubmint watches me? https://embed-ssl.ted.com/talks/glenn_greenwald_why_privacy_matters.html