Category Constitutional Rights

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

American history by a people’s historian.

Former Writers for The Village Voice on the Decline of Print Journalism with Chris Hedges (Video)

The role of independent media in journalism.

Ezekiel E. Rhymes | A Perspective on Antifa

What we do know for sure, is the majority of violence initiated at Fascist rallies, has been due to Neo-Nazis and White Supremacists.

Trump: Behind your back and in your backyard

Here are just a few of the Trump administration actions that have come into my email box in the last few days.  Click the titles to read more and take action. The Wilderness Society: The Trump Administration is Stealing YOUR Land The Nation: The Department of Justice Is Overseeing the Resegregation of American Schools CMD: Ambitious Effort […]

The Anti-Capitalist Politics Of Antifa

Destroying structures for collective organization is the first step on the road towards fascism.

Noam Chomsky: Antifa Is a ‘Major Gift’ to the Right

Antifa, shorthand for anti-fascist organisations, refers to a loose coalition of militant, decentralised, grassroots groups which are opposed to the far-right.

What Happens When the Internet Tries to Silence White Supremacy

White nationalism is a community-level challenge and must be addressed as such through face-to-face engagement where people live.

David Swanson | Top 14 Articles of Impeachment for Trump

Why impeach Donald Trump?

Don’t feed the trolls — how to combat the alt-right

In a battle for morals, imagery and messaging is everything. If we lose the PR battle, even if we are ultimately on the right side of justice, we may give the alt-right ammunition they desperately need.

Trump’s Voter Fraud Endgame by Richard L. Hasen

BCJ report found total of 30 cases of possible noncitizen voting—that’s 30, not 300, 3,000, 30,000, 300,000, or 3M

Anne Frank Center: Trump’s Personal Twitter Account Amplifies Hate and Should Be Suspended (Video)

Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect is calling on Twitter to suspend President Trump’s personal account, after branding him an “accomplice to domestic terrorism.”

How Corporations Have Taken Over Government, Nonprofit and Regulatory Agencies by Chris Hedges (Video)

“A system of legalized bribery.”

Google Censors Block Access to CounterPunch and Other Progressive Sites

This conversion of Google into a Censorship engine is not a trivial development.  

Glenn Greenwald | The Misguided Attacks on ACLU for Defending Neo-Nazis’ Free Speech Rights in Charlottesville

We do it because we believe in the principle, and because we realize that once you chip away at one person’s rights, everyone else’s are at risk. . . .

German Bombshell Bestseller Exposing CIA Media Control Blocked in US (Ulfkotte)

His book caused a sensation in Germany, was a best-seller despite being completely ignored by the same media he was implicating…

Counterpunch: Police Anarchy and Technology and Criminal Justice

In the context of criminal justice, America’s faith in technological interventions is worse than misplaced; it is dangerous.

Josh Rubner | Boycott Israel, Go to Jail? (Video/Transcript)

What his bill does in essence, in addition to criminalizing BDS in this country, is trying to legitimize the existence of Israeli settlements.

‘There’s an Effort Around the Country to Curtail People’s Fundamental 1st Amendment Rights’

But when people do go into the street and are arrested, what then? When they put their bodies on the line and the state creates a new law to criminalize that resistance, what then?

The Great Correction – Eliza Gilkyson (Music Video)

Thanks, once again, for your musical commentary about our bewildering world; your heartfelt lyrics, simple strong guitar work–support for us resisters. (A viewer comment on the video page)

Henry Giroux | A New American Revolution: Can We Break Out of Our Nation’s Culture of Cruelty?

It is about a culture of cruelty that is buttressed by a moral coma.