‘Rally to Free NY’ in Syracuse

Taking a page from the reopen America events, a set of similar rallies were held around New York State.  It is rare to have a conservative tinged rally or event in Syracuse (outside of a private fundraiser) even though currently the mayor is a Republican as is the congressman. Back when the tea party was…

COVID-19 Behind Bars – Interview w/ Adryan Corcione & Eli Sadoff

This week on the Visu.News podcast I chat with the creators of the website tracking cases of COVID-19 in people who are incarcerated.  Around the time we recorded this interview in April, Chicago’s Cook County Jail had the highest concentration of cases of coronavirus in the US… and that’s with the majority of inmates not…

ReOpen America rally-goers are members of Trump’s death cult

Originally published in NationofChange The protests across the country this past week calling for a ‘reopening of America’ is the obvious conclusion to the election of Donald Trump to the Presidency. Roughly a thousand people rallied in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania this week in the middle of a worldwide pandemic that has so far taken over 45,000 American…

Covering the ReOpen Protests with John Rudoff

This week for Aroundthelens.com and Visu.News I spoke to photojournalist John Rudoff. John is a photojournalist who has been working in the industry for several decades covering activism, music and theater, and many foreign stories such as refugees in Greece. You can find his work at RudoffPhoto.com.

WATCH LIVE: Greg Palast on Vote Theft

Part Two: This Saturday, April 18 we’ll be hosting a special Facebook LIVE Event to preview Palast’s new book, How Trump Stole 2020, which reveals how Trump’s already got the November election in the bag — unless we snatch it back! The event will feature exclusive reports from the scene of the crime — plus interviews…

Terms and Conditions DO Apply – Instagram for Photojournalists

Become a Patron! Award-winning photographer Yunghi Kim has been warning photographers of posting on Instagram for about a decade now. We should have listened to her.  Over the years the photo-sharing site’s terms and conditions have evolved as corporate expectations change.  Several years ago, the Facebook-owned Instagram changed their terms and conditions to include specifics…

DC Police Throw Anti-fascist as Fascist March

A local DC antifascist activist was on the scene with a small group of allies protesting the Patriot Front’s march through the nation’s Capitol. The DC police tripped and threw the man. DC Police attempted to do the same thing to me… but I’m a bit sturdier… and probably have 75lbs on the other guy….

Fascists March on Washington DC, With Help of Police

Saturday, February, 8th in Washington DC150 fascists marched from Arlington, VA over a bridge past the Lincoln memorial past the African American history museum and then rallied in front of the US Capitol.

Federal Judge Cites Scalia, Throws Out 100k Voters

Originally published on GregPalast.com In Atlanta Friday, Federal Judge Steve Jones ruled against Stacey Abrams’ organization Fair Fight in its suit to restore nearly 100,000 Georgians to the voter rolls. It turns out that Abrams’ attorneys were not in a fair fight against this federal judge who refused to even consider if the purge would…