WATCH: SCOTUS May Have Already Decided Alabama Election

Best Democracy Money Can Buy – Shelby County, Alabama V Holder from Greg Palast on Vimeo. Reposted from GregPalast.com I hope you savored the moment. Yesterday, Monday December 11, voting rights advocate John Brakey won a court order – in Montgomery, Alabama no less – requiring every county to keep copies of their ballots after…

Keystone Pipeline Protesters Were Right

editor’s note: Greg Palast and I have worked together for over 10 years – he’ll be one of this sites advisors going forward and will from time to time contribute original articles and videos. We co-produced a documentary The Best Democracy Money Can Buy which will be re-released in an updated version soon. Until then…

Second City Workers Rally To Support Union Organization

Workers at Second City – Chicago’s premier comedy theater – will vote the week of November 13th on the formation of a union. Hospitality workers at the theater began efforts to unionize in July as a way to both raise wages and secure more fair procedures for promotions, raises, and scheduling. Workers and their supporters,…

It’s Time to Bring Back The Yes Men’s SURVIVABALL

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n71DUBRuUo8] With two record breaking hurricanes, one  right each other it made me think about getting a Survivaball. If you’ve seen The Yes Men‘s fantastic documentary/mockumentary The Yes Men Fix the World, then you’re familiar with their SurvivaBalls. Originally created as a prank that targeted Halliburton’s disaster profiteering, The Yes Men went with it…

“Am I Being Detained?” – Bill Fulton explains what a sovereign citizen is

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gb31zK3UAJA?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0] Alaska is bigger than Texas, you could split Alaska in two and still both parts would be bigger than the Texas. So when they say “Everything’s bigger in Texas” – imagine what that means in Alaska. Back when Bill Fulton lived in Alaska he had to deal with a lot of crazy people….

Law Enforcement is AWOL in Charlottesville

Originally written and photographed for NationofChange.org This is part two of a two part series (at least for now) questioning the motives and intentions of the law enforcement agencies surrounding the attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia in August. Read part one here. If you’ve read my previous pieces for NationofChange, you’d know I was on the ground…

Visu.News Co-Founder on Democracy Now!

Co-founder of Visu.News, Zach D Roberts, appeared on Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now! discussing his work in Charlottesville, VA. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ro58q19SSc&w=560&h=315] Democracy Now! Transcript This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. NERMEEN SHAIKH: Another suspect in the brutal beating of a young African-American man during the recent white supremacist rally…