Marijuana activists cuffed after lighting up at U.S. Capitol

Protesters smoke marijuana on steps of the U.S. Capitol to tell Congress to 'De-schedule Cannabis Now', in Washington, U.S. April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas By Ian Simpson | WASHINGTON Two dozen red-hatted protesters gathered on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on Monday to call for easing federal marijuana laws, but police snuffed out the …

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Marijuana activists arrested near the U.S. Capitol

Jessica Estepa , USA TODAY Published 2:31 p.m. ET April 20, 2017 | Updated 6 hours ago Adam Eidinger, co-founder of DCMJ, hands out free marijuana joints to D.C. residents who worked on Capitol Hill as part of the 1st Annual Joint Session to mark "4/20" day and promote legalizing marijuana on April 20, 2017. …

The order has caused chaos; White House statements haven’t clarified what’s going on.

What Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't Do Krishnadev Calamur Updated on Sunday, January 29, at 4:12 p.m. President Trump signed on Friday an executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days, and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely. The order has been widely criticized and …

A record number of journalists are in jail, CPJ census finds

Turkey holds at least 81 journalists, fueling global high of 259 New York, December 13, 2016--Turkey's unprecedented crackdown on media brought the total number of jailed journalists worldwide to the highest number since the Committee to Protect Journalists began taking an annual census in 1990. As of December 1, 2016, there were 259 journalists in …

The Tyranny at Standing Rock: The Government’s Divide-and-Conquer Strategy Is Working

      By John Whitehead What we're witnessing at Standing Rock, where activists have gathered to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline construction on Native American land, is just the latest incarnation of the government's battle plan for stamping out any sparks of resistance and keeping the populace under control: battlefield tactics, military weaponry and …

Sophia Wilansky was airlifted after being critically injured by a concussion grenade at Standing Rock, ND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016 Contacts:Marla Marcum 781-475-0996, marla.marcum@gmail.com; Tim DeChristopher 801-362-6941, tim.dechristopher@gmail.com   Boston, MA -- Among the Spectra pipeline resisters scheduled to appear in West Roxbury District Court today is 22 year old Sophia Wilansky.  Sophia is one of the Mass Grave 6 defendants, along with Karenna Gore, daughter of former vice-president …

Iami Everpresent; 5th of Transparency

  Video Link Above Tom Johnson 10 mins · We were brought up (indoctrinated in their schools) to believe in "Systems" that don't work. A system is a system is a system.....troubleshoot the systems we live under for Truth, thats when you realize nothing is True ~Sysop i cracked their code, i have Transparency....... a …

This is me at 21 years old. This is the day I graduated from the Detroit police academy…

Merri McGregor Yesterday near Harrison Township, MI · This is me at 21 years old. This is the day I graduated from the Detroit police academy at 4:00pm, went home and took a couple hour nap, woke up at 9:30 that night and reported to my first tour of duty at the 12th Precinct for …

Casper Leitch: FaceBook is censoring activists

  FaceBook is censoring activists - PLEASE visit my profile often and share my links! April 25, 2013 at 5:11pm At first, I thought it was just ME.  But, over time I have encountered SEVERAL activists on FaceBook who SUDDENLY get the same WARNING messages from FaceBook that I have been receiving.  It would seem, …

Congress Approved H.R. 347 Could Make Most Forms of Protest Illegal

    Congress Approved H.R. 347 Could Make Most Forms of Protest Illegal by talkingmonkeynews “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” —President John F. Kennedy Tim McCown reports on the Examiner: On Ron Paul’s website it was duly noted that H.R. 347 could make the First Amendment illegal. No one …