One Year After, Portland Still Protests Murder Of Quanice Hayes

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On February 9, 2017 a Portland police officer shot & killed 17-year-old Quanice Hayes. After Quanice was killed cops found a toy gun. Not a single police officer told the grand jury that they saw [...]

Newsletter: Dissent Under Attack By Government & Corporations

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By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. It is often hard to tell how close popular movements are to success or whether they are even a threat to the status quo power structure. Despite vigorous [...]

DA Drops Charges Against 3 In Confederate Monument Case

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By Virginia Bridges and Joe Johnson for The Herald Sun. Durham County District Attorney Roger Echols said Thursday he has dropped charges against some of the dozen people charged with toppling a [...]

Exposed: Brutal FBI Tactics To Recruit Informants

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By Trevor Aaronson for The Intercept. Florida - A bailiff pushed Jabar Ali Refaie’s wheelchair into a federal courtroom in Tampa, Florida, on September 20. Dressed in an orange jumpsuit and [...]

San Francisco, Oakland Sue Oil Giant Over Climate Change

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By Inside Climate News. San Francisco and Oakland sued five major oil companies in the state courts on Wednesday in the latest attempts to hold fossil fuel producers accountable for the effects [...]

Protester: ‘Is This My Last Free Birthday?’

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By Patrick Strickland for Al Jazeera. Washington, DC - When Olivia Alsip travelled to the capital to protest against the inauguration of right-wing US President Donald Trump, she didn't imagine [...]

Convicted For Protesting Jeff Sessions Is No Laughing Matter

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By Tighe Barry. In the recent past, frivolous charges like these would have been thrown out of court. But, Trump and his cronies in the Justice Department are going out of their way to crackdown [...]

FBI Has Already Gathered Millions Of ‘Faceprints’ for Facial Recognition

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By Derrick Broze for Activist Post. A House Committee questioned Kimberly Del Greco, Deputy Assistant Director at the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division, about why the bureau [...]

Journalists & Dissent Under Attack In The United States

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By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. When we discussed these specific arrests with Chris Hedges over email his view was "This is just the start." On our radio show, Hedges [...]

Changing Bail Policy For Misdemeanors Isn’t Enough

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By Jarvis DeBerry for The Times-Picayune. If ours is a country where people are presumed innocent until they're proved guilty, then we shouldn't demand that criminal suspects dig into their [...]

Verdict In Montrose 9 Necessity Defense Trial: Guilty!

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By Resist Spectra. Cortlandt, NY — Four months after conclusion of the trial, today Judge Daniel McCarthy found the “Montrose 9” guilty of disorderly conduct for blocking traf c in Cortlandt Town [...]

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio Officially Charged With Criminal Contempt

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By Megan Cassidy for The Republic - With a federal judge's signature on a proposed order initially submitted by prosecutors Oct. 17, the deal is sealed: Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is [...]

Dejuan Yourse Arrested For Sitting On His Porch

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By Carla Herreria for Huffington Post. City council members in Greensboro, North Carolina voted this week to strip the law enforcement credentials of a police officer who is accused of violently [...]

Even Nixon Let Out More Prisoners Than Obama

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By Meagan Day for Timeline. Throughout his tenure, President Obama’s hesitation to use his executive pardon power has left critics scratching their heads. He granted zero clemencies during the [...]

Federal Judge Refers Sheriff Joe Arpaio For Criminal Prosecution

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By Debra Cassens Weiss for ABA News -A federal judge on Friday ordered Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio be referred to the U.S. Attorney’s office for criminal prosecution as a result [...]