Police State

Nika Knight, staff writer
Republican lawmakers around the country are pushing legislation that would criminalize and penalize nonviolent protest, apparently anticipating an upswell of civic engagement during the coming Trump administration. Spencer Woodman reported at The Intercept Thursday on the anti-protest bills proposed in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Washington, and...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The National Guard has deployed missile launchers to a "critical" Dakota Access...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Water protectors peacefully sang, drummed, and chanted as riot police blocked them from the pipeline drill site.
Water protectors battling the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline once again...


Marking this "holiday of horrors," another black guy dies - this time on video - another white cop walks. The failure of a New York grand jury to indict Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death quickly sparked a righteous wave of protests and furious chants of "This Stops Today." A stunningly tone-deaf NYPD offered the hashtag #Wehearyou and the vow they're "committed to rebuilding public trust." Hey NYPD: The people have had it. Eric Garner's father: "There is no justice system."