Proud Boys Indicted for Jan 6th Sedition

Members of the leadership of the violent hate gang, The Proud Boys, that planned the January 6th insurrection have now been indicted for seditious conspiracy by a federal grand jury. The right-wing armed militia group, the Oath Keepers, who were their co-planners on Jan 6th already had seen similar charges.  As we have written before,…

West Virginia Protest Calls out Manchin’s Coal Profits

Over the weekend, 16 people were arrested after trying to block the entrance to the Grant Town Power Plant, which burns pricey waste coal bought from Sen. Manchin’s company. Originally Printed in DeSmog on April 12, 2022 On Saturday, April 9, a group of more than 50 activists from the region and around the country…

Interview with Bob Bolus, US Truck Convoy Organizer

Become a Patron! “I’ll give you an analogy of that of a giant boa constrictor,” Bolus said. “That basically squeezes you, chokes you and it swallows you, and that’s what we’re going to do the D.C.” Bob Bolus spoke with Fox5 today announcing that he’ll be starting his own trucker convoy (with hookers and blackjack)…

The Time I Went to Jail (Occupy Wall Street)

Become a Patron! It’s been ten years since I was arrested at Occupy Wall Street while working as a journalist. I wasn’t by far the only person to be arrested that day… not even the only journalist to be arrested. The piece below was originally published by Suicide Girls, yes the same site that published…

In America Remembers – COVID Memorial in Washington DC

Become a Patron! Support our work via PayPal Over 670,000 small white flags in rows around the Washington memorial call people to think of Arlington Cemetery.  Created by the artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg the expansive field of flags will be on display from September 17th – October 3rd, 2021 in Washington D.C.  People who have…

A Delusional Rally for ‘Freedom’

Become a Patron! Originally published in The Progressive Across the country, Trump supporters are still showing up at state capitols to spread conspiracy theories and demand the 2020 election results be overturned. Anti-vaccine protests are the new MAGA rally. With a President despised by the right and little hope of reinstating the previous one, the…

Thousands Rally in D.C. for Voting Rights

Originally for GregPalast.com [Aug 28, 2021: Washington, D.C.] On Saturday, thousands marched and rallied in Washington, D.C. in support of voting rights. The day also marked the 58th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s seminal March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, during which he gave his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech. On one side…

Marjorie Taylor Greene and GOP Right Blame Pelosi for January 6 Riot

Hold DC press events timed to distract from testimony inside Capitol Become a Patron! For GregPalast.com [July 28, 2021: Washington, D.C.] Tuesday in Washington, D.C., did more to expose the divide in American politics than anything since January 6th. While inside the Capitol, Democrats were holding hearings on the January 6th insurrection, taking testimony from…