Reality of Standing Rock

Published on Nov 22, 2016 Be a Creative Activist - http://www.jill2016.com/create "The mainstream media is lying about what is happening at Standing Rock. As someone who was there, I confirm what the water protectors have been going through. We need water and we are done with big corporations hurting and destroying our environment for financial …

WATER PROTECTORS ATTACKED AT BARRICADE

Contact: Jade Begay, [email protected], (505)-699-4791 Cannon Ball - On November 20th at approximately 6PM CST over 100 Water Protectors from the Oceti Sakowin and Sacred Stone Camps mobilized to a nearby bridge to remove a barricade that was built by the Morton County Sheriff's Department and the State of North Dakota. This barricade, built after …

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, [email protected]; Tim DeChristopher 801-362-6941, [email protected]   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 …

BREAKING: Live Stream Cut Off As Police Spray DAPL Protesters With Water Cannons in Below Freezing Temps

  Police are now firing tear gas, rubber bullets, and water cannons at water protectors trapped on a bridge, in 26-degree weather. Militarized police in North Dakota are now firing water cannons, concussion grenades, tear gas, and rubber bullets on water protectors trapped on a bridge near Cannon Ball. Following a brief confrontation with police, …

Environmental justice and conservation groups speak out about the illegality and injustice of the Dakota Access Pipeline

                      Kandi Mossett, [email protected], (701) 214-1389Jade Begay, [email protected], (505) 699-4791 Cannon Ball, ND- On November 15th Robert Kennedy Jr. (Waterkeeper Alliance), Michael Brune (Sierra Club), Kandi Mossett (Indigenous Environmental Network), and Joye Braun (Indigenous Environmental Network) spoke in a press conference at the Oceti Sakowin …

Marijuana Possession Played Key Role in Police Shooting of Keith Scott

By Daniel Politi Possession of marijuana played a significant role in the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerry Putney said during a news conference that officers were trying to serve a warrant for someone else when they spotted Scott rolling “what they believed to be a marijuana ‘blunt’" …

Democrats call for ‘pathway’ to marijuana legalization

      By David Weigel July 9 at 6:27 PM ORLANDO — The Democratic Party endorsed a "reasoned pathway to future legalization" of marijuana and called for the drug to be downgraded in the Controlled Substances Act, in a tense and unexpected victory for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders. Going into the platform committee …

Why I Was Arrested Standing Up for Dontre Hamilton in Milwaukee

Paul Schmitz Become a fan   Posted: 12/22/2014 11:25 am EST Senior Advisor, Collective Impact Forum; Innovator in Residence, Beeck Center for Social Innovation and Impact, Georgetown University; author Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up This weekend I spent 24 hours in jail for protesting the death of Dontre Hamilton, the unarmed man shot …

The Psychology Behind The Growing Police State

Published on Jul 11, 2014 This video focuses on the psychology behind the growing police state. The problem is becoming so massive that many people now see police differently. The fear and distrust radiating between police and the general public is at an all time high with record number of murders and brutality now becoming …

Indiana police pepper-spray stripped woman, leave her naked for hours, make her walk through jail nude: lawyer

After Tabitha Storms Gentry was arrested on misdemeanor charges, she was forcibly stripped and sat naked in cell overnight, her lawyer said. The New Albany woman is suing police. Officers said she was drunk and violent during the whole incident. BY Meg Wagner NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, June 13, 2014, 7:38 AM   The …