repression

What is happening in Turkey with the #occupygezi protests? Why should we care? We should care because, above all else, our grievances are connected through the violence brought when people stand up to say no to the initiatives of big business, planned behind closed doors and without our consent. The story that follows is a first hand account of the current struggle on the street in Turkey. Read more...
Via Occupy Oakland: On October 25 of last year, the Oakland Commune at Oscar Grant Plaza was raided with enough brutal force to gain international attention. Since then, continuous state repression and police brutality have sought to Read more...
Fault Lines tells the definitive history of Occupy Wall Street from its early days through the movement's rapid spread up to the brutal crackdown by city officials. In the fall of 2011, New York's Zuccotti Park grabbed the world’s Read more...
Twitter announced Thursday that it can now censor tweets only in some countries, whereas before a message would disappear throughout the world if the operators erased it. Read more...
After hearing about Michele Bachmann's husband Marcus and his "pray away the gay" "therapy" and having his gaydar go off the charts, Jon Stewart has Jerry Seinfeld join him on the set to help him "repress" his urge to make gay jokes about Marcus Read more...