FBI statistics show violent crime is down, but politicians keep funding more cops, lavishing them with military equipment, and training and encouraging them to act like soldiers instead of peace officers.
The Oakland City Council approved a 1,170,000 settlement Tuesday night in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a National Lawyers Guild legal team on behalf of journalist Scott Campbell and 11 other persons who were injured in the Oakland Police Department's violent response to Occupy Oakland in the fall of 2011.
Friday, October 19th, 7pm Value: Who Decides? Momenta Art - 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn Occupy Museums invites you to to a discussion on value. It is said that art represents our cultural heritage, our common legacy. Does it? What value is
After the past weekend in Chicago at the NATO summit where nearly 100 protesters were arrested, Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to National Lawyers Guild attorney Sarah Gelsomino who is representing on of the five activists charged with
Multiple Twitter feeds report that Livestreamers, journalists, photographers and broadcast journalists are being targeted by the police in Chicago.
National Lawyers Guild Condemns Preemptive Police Raids & Unlawful Searches on the Streets. Via: “The Chicago Police Department has basically disappeared as many as eight activists,” said Kris Hermes, a spokesman for the National
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks with Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan, and Meghan Maurus, McMillan's attorney and mass defense coordinator at the New York City chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.
FOIA Request Shows Feds Were Gathering Intelligence On Occupy Wall Street Before The First Tent Went Up
The Partnership for Civil Justice has just released the results of their Freedom of Information Act request about the Department of Homeland Security coordinating activities against the Occupy movement. No actual smoking gun about the apparent
Manhattan District Attorney subpoenas Twitter account of @destructuremal (aka 23-year-old Brooklyn writer Malcolm Harris) because of his participation in Occupy Wall Street.
Literally at the very moment that Mayor 1 percent himself was beginning an early morning press conference to defend the even earlier morning raid and destruction of the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zucotti Park, an early rising judge ordered that Bloomberg could not unilaterally usurp the Constitution.