Time was, I paid a lot of attention to what Barack Obama said. I waited in line to attend his speeches and transcribed them so everyone could share in the knowledge of his plans. I showed up for meetings his staffers held on environmental issues, eager to disseminate his ideas on water policy for debate [...]
The Restore the Fourth movement against massive warrantless seizure of papers and effects by the U.S. Government reports significant success in pulling Americans’ attention back to the NSA PRISM scandal with its nationwide day of protest:
Your protests this week brought major local, national, and international media attention to our movement and, more importantly, to [...]
So you say that the youth of today is complacent, accepting, quiescent. Not like you were back in the day?
Naw. It’s just that on the television channels you watch, everyone’s heaping attention on schmucks who set off bombs. In the meantime, Ohio University students staged a protest against tuition increases, getting arrested in the [...]
I don’t think this is what George W. Bush and Barack Obama meant by “Faith-Based Initiatives,” but it’s there nonetheless in Freedom Plaza.
In the fall of 2010, the FBI raided a number of homes and an office across various midwestern cities in the United States. These raids were the result of infiltrations into communities of peace activists by agents of the FBI, and have resulted in 23 subpoenas and a variety of other threats from the federal [...]