People Power

Jon Queally, staff writer
The pro-democracy crowds in central Hong Kong are growing, not shrinking, after more than three days of sustained protest. Even heavy rains and thunder storms that soaked the city on Tuesday could not shake the determination of the crowds. As the South China Morning Post reports on its live coverage page : The downpour has failed to dampen the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Protesting Israel's recent war and ongoing apartheid against Palestinians,...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Despite deployment of increasingly harsh tactics over the weekend aimed at...

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...

Changes

The new Common Dreams beta website has launched. "Why? If it ain't broke, don't fix it" and the other most FAQs about our evolving website here...

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