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…

A Year and a Day After George Floyd Was Murdered

It’s been one year and a day since George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin with the help of several his fellow Minneapolis Police officers. Quickly after the video of this killing was broadcast across social media networks people took to the streets. The Black Lives Matter movement that came together after the killing of…

Koch Founded FreedomWorks Under Threat from MAGA Die Hards

Become a Patron! FreedomWorks, the organizers of this event at the Southern Cooking restaurant in McDonough, Georgia on December 5th, 2020, is a Koch Brothers-founded organization that was instrumental in pushing the Tea Party back in 2010. The Tea Party, once famous for having its supporters show up at town halls of Republicans heckling them…

Columbus Day Rally in Syracuse Doesn’t Represent Syracuse

For the last couple years the conversations around Columbus Day and the many statues that represent the lost Captain across America have become ripe for controversy. Many cities across the country have changed their Columbus Day celebrations to Indigenous day celebrations. One of the cities that I felt should have made that change early on,…