People Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The White House on Tuesday formally rejected a 'We the People' petition to pardon Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower who has been living in exile since exposing the U.S. government's invasive spying operation in 2013. More than 167,000 people signed the petition urging the government to grant him clemency, stating in...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With recent polls showing Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Black organizers making history with their sustained resistance to racism...

Further

Fed up with Open Carry Texas freaks hauling assault rifles in with them to buy lunch, about 500 Texas musicians held the first Open Carry Guitar Rally, marching while packing a giddy array of instruments and singing a repertoire from Steve Earle to Outkast to Star-Spangled Banner. Part of a broader Guitars For Guns campaign - shades of Woody Guthrie - the event was perfect for Texas, one sage explained, where "a bizarre phallic obsession is just part of your DNA...The guitar obsessives are the...