In the end, what are borders supposed to protect us from? The answer used to be other states, empires or sovereigns. But today, relatively few land borders exist to physically fend off a neighboring power, and countries even cooperate to police the borders they share. Modern borders exist to control...
Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle are planning to sneak a bill criminalizing politically motivated boycotts of Israel into the end-of-the-year omnibus spending bill. The bill would make it a crime to participate in political boycotts protected by the First Amendment. The bill’s sponsors are attempting to avoid...
The bottom line of his orders is to give permission to ICE and local cops around the country to use their own judgment in enforcing this vague law. Latinos, immigrants and citizens alike, will be stopped and questioned by cops with new and wide—almost unlimited—power.
The spirit of resistance for which Frederick Douglass is best remembered is alive and well, and is directed squarely against the Trump administration.
Last week, Lakey wrote A 10-point Plan to Stop Trump and Make Gains in Justice and Equality. The piece went wildly viral as people respond, "In short, there’s good reason to see the Trump era as an opportunity not only to stop him, but to make major gains in justice...
Five Points of Defiance and Moral Courage From Fired AG Sally Yates’ Letter Saying No to Trump’s Muslim Ban
With the firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates late Monday, President Trump has made it clear there is no room for dissent nor a moral compass in his increasingly authoritarian regime.
Major media outlets have reportedly been told they will not be permitted access to a site of a major protest during the inaugural parade of President-elect Donald Trump.
Tyrants don’t allow open questioning, and they hate the free press. They want total control. That’s why Trump’s so-called “news conference” on December 11 – the first he’s held in six months – wasn’t really a news conference at all.
What practices lead a peaceful assembly to achieve its stated social, political or economic goals? [In] America, we might look to Standing Rock for clues.