Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next U.S. Attorney General, has been blocked from progressing to a confirmation vote by a handful of Republican members of the U.S. Senate for nearly 150 days. While Lynch’s vote is being held up, current Attorney
Women have no right to control their own bodies. Workers have no right to earn enough to live on. Children have no right to eat. Unprivileged citizens have no right to vote. People of color have no right to organize. Same-sex couples have no right
Moral Mondays have become a North Carolina tradition. With the spring of every new year and the convening of the North Carolina State Legislature, citizens who support reproductive rights, the freedom to marry, the right to vote, public financing of elections, citizen control, public schools, health
Dara Kerr of CNet is the first reporter I’m aware of to provide coverage to tomorrow’s rally and march in Washington, DC against unconstitutional bulk surveillance of hundreds of millions of Americans’ activities, communications, whereabouts and associations. Kerr interviews Rainey Reitman, one of the primary
Two days from now, an unknown number of Americans will march to the U.S. Capitol in a demonstration against massive unwarranted surveillance. The number of people showing up will be taken as an indication of the strength of the movement against government surveillance, which makes
You should already know that on Saturday, October 26 there will be a protest against massive unconstitutional surveillance of the American people in Washington, DC. If you want to take part, show up outside Union Station at 12 noon for a march to the U.S.
9 Days Out from Oct. 26 March Against Big Brother Surveillance, are Sponsoring Organizations Spreading the Word?
We’re 9 days out from a big protest march in Washington DC demanding that the U.S. government stop its massive warrantless surveillance programs targeting hundreds of millions of innocent, law-abiding people. If you have the time, come on down to DC for a march to
Tomorrow’s March Of The Dead will be in remembrance of those who were tortured and killed as a result of George W. Bush’s inept and criminal leadership.
Over the past year or so, right-wing and libertarian websites like News With Views, These Last Days News and Polidics have been busy spreading the story that under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by Barack Obama all Americans will be forcibly implanted
A national march in Washington DC against Torture on June 24 2012 is said to be cosponsored by 28 social movement organizations. Cosponsorship denotes support, and the very least an organization could do to support an event is to promote it. Perhaps the simplest, lowest-cost
For a movement that is supposed to be dead, Occupy is curiously active. Take this word sent to Irregular Times by Daniel Pflaker of Wesleyan University today: What: #Occupy march on Bank of America Where: Wesleyan University’s Olin Library When: Friday, April 27, 3pm Middletown’s