As Trial Begins, Trump Protest Attendees Face 60 Years in Prison by Chris Steele

 “It’s outrageous enough that nearly 200 people are facing decades in prison for demonstrating on the streets of DC during Trump’s inauguration,” Hermes stated, “but to try people before it can be determined whether their arrests were lawful or whether the police violence helped to escalate tensions that day is unjust and incomprehensible.”

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Michael Moore | My Proposal to Repeal and Replace the 2nd Amendment

 When President Obama tried to get Congress to pass simple, common sense gun control legislation after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, polls showed 90% of the country backed him! 1,168 more words


What's happened to us?

What’s happened to us?

I don’t know what’s happened to the human race over the past few decades. They don’t seem to have the ability to put themselves in someone else’s shoes. 711 more words


In America, Justice for Victims of Police Brutality Remains Elusive Sonali Kolhatkar

Despite three years of intense public pressure, fatal police shootings of black Americans continue to go unpunished.

By Sonali Kolhatkar  Truthdig  Common Dreams  September 22, 2017 … 1,286 more words


On Contact with Chris Hedges | Creative Forgetfulness with Eric Foner (Video)

Eric Foner, historian and author of “Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History” discusses confederate monuments, the role of the historian and the lie of omission with Chris Hedges. 45 more words


Noam Chomsky: Antifa Is a 'Major Gift' to the Right

“What they do is often wrong in principle and generally self-destructive.”

By Maya Oppenheim / The Independent  Alternet  August 31, 2017

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