While doing dishes one evening last week, Marc Gilbert, of Houston, Texas heard something strange...a strange voice coming from his 2-year-old daughter's bedroom as she slept.
When Democracy Now! senior producer Mike Burke attempted to interview billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor Sheldon Adelson inside the Republican National Convention, a woman identified as Adelson’s daughter grabbed our video camera, tried to take it into a private suite and then threw the camera to the ground. ..
Filter: Take A Picture Could you take my picture Cause I won't remember Could you take my picture Cause I won't remmeber Could you take my picture Cause I won't remember Could you take my picture Cause I won't remember -
Susie passed this article from The Atlantic on to me that highlights many of the documented instances of police misconduct cited in the 8 month study and investigation undertaken by law clinics at NYU, Fordham, Harvard, and Stanford,
"I know I’m just a kid, but I have no future, and it freaks me out. I’m sorry if it looks like I’m just spoiled and petulant."
An extraordinary work of cinematic and political activism, 5 Broken Cameras is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements...
The April issue of Harper’s Magazine includes “The Warrior Class,” (paywall) a feature article by Charles Glass on the rise of private-security contractors since 9/11. The conclusion of the article describes a series of videos that were shown to Mr. Glass by a source who had worked for the private-security company Blackwater (now Academi, and also formerly Xe Services) in Iraq. Clips from the videos follow below, prefaced by Glass’s own descriptions
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."
Watch as NYPD officers violently arrest 17 members of a peaceful and festive gathering of Occupy Wall Street protesters in the Winter Garden atrium, owned by Brookfield Properties, in lower Manhattan. The 10-story atrium is part of the