US Prisoner Of Never Ending War, With Never Ending Sentence, Released

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Adham Amin Hassoun, a 58-year old US citizen and a Palestinian born in Lebanon, who is the first person detained indefinitely under the Patriot Act over terrorism-related charges, has been freed. [...]

Deploying Federal Troops In A War At Home Would Make A Bad Situation Worse

By Zoltan Grossman, Counterpunch. -

As the George Floyd Uprising intensified in Minneapolis on Friday and Saturday, President Trump asked Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper for options to deploy federal troops to the city. He [...]

FBI Used Patriot Act To Obtain ‘Large Collections’ Of Americans’ Data, DoJ Finds

By Spencer Ackerman, -

By Spencer Ackerman for The Guardian - As lawmakers and security agencies braced for a potential loss of the heart of the Patriot Act, a long-delayed Justice Department report showed that the FBI [...]

Newsletter: See You At The Barricades

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese at Popular Resistance. We are at a crossroads to either a future of global corporate governance or a chance for democracy. As Chris Hedges writes in his new [...]

Act Out! Episode 13 – #ShellNo, Sun Sets On Patriot Act

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield in Occupy - This week we dive into the toxic sludge of the oil industry, beginning with Shell’s latest plans to drill in the Arctic. Luckily, activists are standing, and [...]

Newsletter: Movements And Elections

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Popular Resistance was created to help build a broad-based movement that is informed and acts strategically to challenge the status quo. There are so many [...]

Even If Patriot Act Expires, Government Will Keep Spying

By Staff, -

By Washingtons Blog. Mass surveillance under the Patriot Act is so awful that even its author says that the NSA has gone far beyond what the Act intended (and that the intelligence chiefs who [...]

Nationwide Sunset The Patriot Act Protests


Last week, the House overwhelmingly voted to reauthorize the PATRIOT Act by passing the USA FREEDOM Act, a dangerous bill that would authorize intrusive surveillance practices that a federal [...]

Right-Left Unite Over Extension Of Patriot Act

By Julian Hattem, -

A coalition of advocacy groups from all sides of the political spectrum has joined forces to warn against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) plan to renew expiring portions of the [...]