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If The United States Is A Christian Nation…

Then how come the monumental buildings of our government are constructed in the form of ancient pagan temples, rather than Christian cathedrals?

Transcript: Speech of David Segal at the October 26 Stop Watching Us Rally in Washington DC

The following is my transcription of a speech given by David Segal of Demand Progress at the Stop Watching Us demonstration held in Washington DC on October 26 2013 in opposition to massive government surveillance.

We all know why we’re here today. We’re here because 4 months ago, Americans and the rest of the world [...]

International Spy Museum Fails The Test On NSA SPying

The International Spy Museum has demonstrated that it’s not willing to provide an honest representation of the profession of spying. I suppose, given the museum’s enthusiasm for lies, that we should not have expected better. [...]

Protest To Raise Restaurant Minimum Wage of 2.13 In DC Today

On a protest to raise the $2.13 minimum wage in restaurants and on efforts to oppose the Colombia Free Trade Agreement. [...]

National Occupation of Washington D.C. Keeps Occupied

If the organizers of the National Occupation of Washington D.C. are doing nothing but holding workshops from now on, there won’t be anything to build a narrative around. If there is more activity, such as actual protests, then the National Occupation of Washington D.C. needs to start by making that information available. [...]

Why Bother Holding A Reason Rally?

It’s easy to forget that there are many places in America where it’s still extremely difficult for a person to publicly acknowledge that they don’t have any religious identity. Until such places are the exception, rather than the rule, it will be sadly reasonable to attend events like the Reason Rally. [...]

Sea Level Rise Of About 50 Feet Predicted

Already, we have ignored global warming for too long to save Washington D.C. from sea level rise. How much more of the United States are we willing to sacrifice to the ocean waves, just because we’re too lazy to change our dependence on machines to replace every bit of human work? [...]

Two National Secular Rallies This Spring

There are two major national secular rallies in North America this spring – one in Washington D.C., and the other in British Columbia, Canada. [...]

“Getting Involved”: Americans Elect vs. the October 2011 DC Occupation

Getting Involved, the October 2011 DC Occupation version:

In preparation for the occupation of Freedom Plaza starting on October 6th (see http://october2011.org/), join organizers, educators, and concerned citizens for two participatory evening workshops exploring the strategic power of nonviolence and its applications to our social change efforts. You are welcome to attend one or both [...]

Go To The Jon Stewart Rally And Watch It On TV At The Same Time!

People attending the Jon Stewart rally can watch the rally on television and still be there. [...]

Content Of Congressional Campaigns Obscured By John Stewart Rally For ___

When I got to the Mall, I could barely see the Capitol dome. Blaring lights from the set being erected for John Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear were getting in the way of my ability to see the U.S. Congress. [...]