In the United States of America, July 4th is Independence Day. A month in advance, department store shelves are stocked with various nationalist items…
… all of which are made in China. The inexpensive prices of these trinkets, given the immense expense of their transportation, suggests sweatshop labor.
Exactly whose independence is being celebrated […]
As people gather around the country for Restore the Fourth protests against the U.S. government’s massive communications dragnet, they’re talking to each other and sharing links. One good way to find out what’s going on with Restore the Fourth is to read what others find compelling. Over the last 24 hours, the following are the […]
In late June 2013, I shared information with you about Restore the Fourth protests taking place in 34 cities across the United States. These demonstrations react to the news that President Barack Obama has unleashed a vast civilian and military surveillance program, collecting up all phone, e-mail, text message and large-provide internet traffic — including […]
Why has Congress been observing the Independence Day holiday by closing up shop and doing none of the People’s business? […]
CafePress is currently holding an “All-American” “American Patriotism-themed Military Cap” design contest to celebrate Independence Day. Entrants are asked to design “patriotic” images in line with the theme of Independence Day and put them up for sale on CafePress’ military caps, which look like this:
Thing is, I just checked in with a CafePress […]