Tag Archives: criminalizing dissent
Under this definition, the Boston Tea Party itself was a terrorist act: “Property damage, with the intent to influence a government policy.”
Guilty by Association in the Age of Trump. Comparing Charlottesville to J20: A Case Study in Hypocrisy.
Repression, Harsh Sentencing and Sexual Assault.
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?
From Jeremy Hammond to Bradley Manning and the AP, Obama’s ‘assault on journalism’ is a threat to our democracy by Amy Goodman Published on Friday, May 31, 2013 The Guardian/UK One cyberactivist’s federal case wrapped up this week, and another’s is set to begin. Although these two young men, Jeremy Hammond and Bradley Manning, are the two who […]
Dissent or Terror: New Report Details How Counter Terrorism Apparatus Was Used to Monitor Occupy Movement Nationwide | PR Watch
While small glimpses into the governmental monitoring of the Occupy Wall Street movement have emerged in the past, there has not been any reporting — until now — that details the breadth and depth of the degree to which the nation’s post-September 11, 2001 counter terrorism apparatus has been applied to politically engaged citizens exercising […]
Adrienne Weller> A people’s history of the grand jury> From defending protest to criminalizing dissent
A people’s history of the grand jury> From defending protest to criminalizing dissent Adrienne Weller February 2012 Freedom Support in San Francisco, Jan. 25, 2011, for Midwest anti-war and solidarity activists harassed by FBI. Photo: Scott Braley As the Iraq war draws to a close, more or less, the Obama administration is intensifying a […]