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The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The trial has begun for six defendants accused of rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration. They are Michelle Macchio, 26, of Naples, Fla.; Jennifer Armento, 38, of Philadelphia; Christina Simmons, 20, of Cockeysville, Md.; Alexei Wood, 37, of San Antonio; Oliver Harris, 28, of Philadelphia; and Brittne Lawson, 27, of Pittsburgh. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff, these […]

Questionable Decision Making Affects Trump And His Ability To Identify An Acceptable Way To Protest (VIDEO)

Questionable Decision Making Affects Trump And His Ability To Identify An Acceptable Way To Protest (VIDEO)

It’s no secret that the alleged 45th President of the United States Donald Trump is a bully. A racist who wields his position like a weapon of mass destruction instead of using tact and diplomacy. He has been clear in his support of white supremacy, sexism, xenophobia, and his disdain for anything that isn’t rich, […]

Two Arrests Of Charlottesville Attackers–But Questions Linger

Two Arrests Of Charlottesville Attackers–But Questions Linger

By now, we are well aware of 32-year-old Heather Heyer’s death at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12. But there were other violent skirmishes that day that have received far less media coverage, specifically the attack of Deandre Harris, 20, whom video coverage shows six men cornering and beating in a parking […]

Kentucky Mayor Has Some Bad News For White Nationalists (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Kentucky Mayor Has Some Bad News For White Nationalists (TWEETS/VIDEO)

White Supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other fringe white nationalist groups descended on Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend, and brought hatred, fear, and violence with them. The supposed reason for their “Unite the Right” rally was to preserve a public statue of Confederate general and noted racist Robert E. Lee. Their plan to preserve statues of “heroes” of […]

Step-by-Step Guide To Organizing And Mobilizing — Getting Started (VIDEO)

Step-by-Step Guide To Organizing And Mobilizing — Getting Started (VIDEO)

Have you ever wanted to help organize a political campaign and didn’t know how? Well, here are some basic steps and tips to get you started. Examining The Difference Between Organizing And Mobilizing Organizing involves getting people together under a common cause. With organizing, you get people together and come to a consensus. Mobilizing doesn’t necessarily involve […]

Women Convicted After Laughing At US Attorney General Jeff Sessions — Go Figure (TWEET)

Women Convicted After Laughing At US Attorney General Jeff Sessions — Go Figure (TWEET)

Three women with the activist group Code Pink were found guilty of disruption charges this week for protesting Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearings in January. One woman in particular, Desiree Fairooz, was charged with disruptive and disorderly conduct after she laughed at an assertion made about Sessions. During the hearing, Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) […]

We’d Definitely Pay $65 For A Chance To Hit Trump With A Juicy Tomato (VIDEO)

We’d Definitely Pay $65 For A Chance To Hit Trump With A Juicy Tomato (VIDEO)

It happened back in January 2016. We were still in the early days of the presidential campaign, before the first caucus had even taken place. Candidate Donald Trump was holding a rally at the University of Iowa. Police were expecting protestors, because Trump had already alienated and offended huge numbers of Americans. His rallies were […]

ACLU Fighting A Warrant Requesting That Facebook Divulge Information On Protesters In Private Group (VIDEO)

ACLU Fighting A Warrant Requesting That Facebook Divulge Information On Protesters In Private Group (VIDEO)

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is trying to stop a warrant issued to police to search a private Facebook group protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. It was served to Facebook, and they want to collect personal data on the group members, which includes their personal opinions and political views. La Rond Baker, staff attorney […]

PROOF That Resistance Works: Bill To Charge Protestor Like Terrorists Dropped In Arizona (VIDEO)

PROOF That Resistance Works: Bill To Charge Protestor Like Terrorists Dropped In Arizona (VIDEO)

The activism that has been ignited by the Trump administration has once again proven its value for our troubled democracy. This time it was a loud and persistent outcry in the state of Arizona that helped to stop a dangerous law from passing in the state legislature. Senate Bill 1142 passed through the upper house […]

These Two Courageous Activists Punked Everyone At CPAC (TWEETS)

These Two Courageous Activists Punked Everyone At CPAC (TWEETS)

The internet went nuts yesterday when pictures from CPAC showed attendees waving Russian flags with “TRUMP” on them in huge letters. Now, the activists behind those flags have come forward with why they did it. ‘Proudly Waving Their Russian Trump Flag’ The young men behind the flags are Jason Charter and Ryan Clayton, members of […]

Over 200 GOP Reps Wimp Out – Cancel Town Halls (VIDEO)

Over 200 GOP Reps Wimp Out – Cancel Town Halls (VIDEO)

Last weekend, Congress took its first recess of the year. Normally, lawmakers devote this time to meeting with constituents in town hall meetings. But over 200 Republican lawmakers skipped their traditional town hall meetings this month. As of Feb. 16, Republicans in Congress had scheduled about 90 in-person town hall events in January and February. […]

Chaffetz Mocks ‘Paid Protesters’ – So They Gladly Send Him Their Invoices (VIDEO)

Chaffetz Mocks ‘Paid Protesters’ – So They Gladly Send Him Their Invoices (VIDEO)

President Trump and other Republicans have been saying that anyone protesting against them must be paid for doing so. I guess that’s the new way to discredit people practicing their First Amendment freedoms. Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is now joining the bandwagon and claiming that people protesting him are being paid. One snarky group is […]

The Most Brilliant British Anti-Trump Protest Signs (TWEETS/VIDEO)

The Most Brilliant British Anti-Trump Protest Signs (TWEETS/VIDEO)

It’s almost impossible to catalog all the good things British civilization has produced. For instance, tea and crumpets. Or popular new wave bands like New Order and Depeche Mode. And apparently, our neighbors across the pond have a knack for incorporating cheeky British-isms into brilliant protest signs. In solidarity with us here in the States, […]

Conservative Site Says Trump’s Executive Orders Are Pointless, Impotent, Illegal (Video)

Conservative Site Says Trump’s Executive Orders Are Pointless, Impotent, Illegal (Video)

There is mounting evidence that President Trump’s Executive Orders were thrown together with almost no thought or preparation. The key agencies that will be affected by the orders weren’t consulted or asked for input. Even the conservative leaning website Fortune has been reporting on the carelessness of the President’s actions.  Because the Chief Executive failed to […]

Does Trump Own Stock In The Dakota Access Pipeline? (VIDEO)

Does Trump Own Stock In The Dakota Access Pipeline? (VIDEO)

As the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota, heads into its eighth month, new information regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s connection to the pipeline raises troubling questions. According to federal disclosure forms filed in May, Trump owned between $500,000 and $1,000,000 of stock in Energy Transfer Partners, the Texas-based company behind […]

WATCH: White Lives Matter Protests Liberal Policies – Turns On Itself (VIDEO)

WATCH: White Lives Matter Protests Liberal Policies – Turns On Itself (VIDEO)

A White Lives Matter protest turned violent Saturday morning in Austin, Texas. The group of protesters expressed outrage over Liberal policies they say favor minorities. Racial Tensions According to their Facebook page, 27 showed up to repeal what they view to be liberal policies. One post referenced Criminal Procedure Code 42.014 and Penal Code 12.47. Code 42.014 states […]

Independent Media Should Use Their Words As Weapons – Never Back Down

Independent Media Should Use Their Words As Weapons – Never Back Down

As the final popular vote count for the 2016 presidential election by the Cook Political Report shows Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump, since the election, America and the world are still trying to make sense of the jolt they experienced with him winning the electoral college vote, setting off America’s first dictator alert. The weekend news round-up […]

Georgia Progressives Celebrate Victory After Defeating Awful Discrimination Bill (VIDEO)

Georgia Progressives Celebrate Victory After Defeating Awful Discrimination Bill (VIDEO)

This week, a Georgia lawmaker tried to do something so unbelievably stupid that it could only have been conceived of by a Republican. Rep. Jason Spencer (R-Ga.) attempted to pass a bill modifying a law originally intended to curb KKK violence. His goal? To effectively legalize discrimination against Muslim women. Let me emphasize the absurdity here. […]

How To Protect Yourself From State Surveillance Once Trump Takes Over (Video)

How To Protect Yourself From State Surveillance Once Trump Takes Over (Video)

The shock win of President-elect Donald Trump seems to be settling in at last. He’s going to be President. Such a realization is painful, yes, but it brings with it determination, too. The determination to stand up to him, the resolve to stand together, to get through this. The fight has only just begun and of all […]

Trump Called The Electoral College A Disgrace, Lost Popular Vote (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Trump Called The Electoral College A Disgrace, Lost Popular Vote (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Trump Lost But Won President Elect Donald Trump, the Republican nominee who many said wouldn’t make it past the primaries, won the presidency thanks to the Electoral College. However, he once showed distaste in the system: The Electoral College counts electors from each state. The higher your population, the more Electoral votes your state gets. […]

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