Greg Palast and Jesse Jackson Are Suing Kris Kobach

Originally published in NationofChange.org Anyone following my and Greg Palast’s work will likely already knows the answer. For the last four years¬† been on the trail of Kobach and his voter purge lists – so after dozens of FOIA’s, thousands of miles of on the road and more airline miles than Trump has racked up…

Keep Hope Alive: VisuNews Co-Editor on Jesse Jackson’s Radio Show

Normally I don’t share my radio and podcast appearances but this was a great one. We were on with an amazing cast of election and voting experts – beyond Jesse Jackson who actually ran for President once (1984) there was David Daley (author RatFucked) and Barabara Arnwine (Committee for Civil Rights Under Law), Charles Ellison,…

No, Ocasio-Cortez Is NOT The Left’s Sarah Palin

Here’s episode sixteen of the Visu.News podcast. Jeanne Devon is the NY Times bestselling author of Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin: A Memoir of Our Tumultuous Years and most recently she co-authored with Bill Fulton the soon to be tv show – The Blood of Patriots: How I Took Down an Anti-Government Militia with Beer,…

So You’re Covering a Protest – Here’s the SH*T You Need

“Charlottesville changed everything” is a continual mantra of reporters that don’t actually get into the fray too often – but those of us who covered Ferguson and other actions before – know that it’s been like this for a while. I’ve been covering protests of all kinds for about 18 years now and have seen…

I’m Sorry To Bother You – But, There’s a Film You Need To See

I’m going to cut to the chase with this review. Boots Reilly’s premiere feature length film is fucking fantastic.¬† It’s the sort of film that only comes maybe once a decade – an independent film that is funny, well-acted, and creative in a way that I can’t remember seeing since Spike Lee’s Bamboozled. Except that…

VisuNews Podcast: Twitter Bans and Melting ICE

Welcome to episode 14 of the Visu.News podcast. We are one year and 167 days into the Donald J Trump presidency. This week co-founder and journalist Aaron Cynic and myself are chatting with Danielle Corcione about getting banned from social media sites, and the growing fight to abolish ICE. Quick footnote, Danielle was booted off…

The NRA Brings the Fear to Dallas

[This post was originally published at NationofChange.org] It’s another year, and another National Rifle Association Annual Meeting (NRAAM). I’ve been going to the NRA meetings for four years now. I started going out of curiosity, the way most of my work in journalism begins. It was a way to see how the other half lives,…