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,…

Chicago Anti-Violence Activists Shut Down Lake Shore Drive

Chicago anti-violence activists shut down Lake Shore Drive Thursday afternoon before marching to Wrigley Field to draw attention to gun violence, crime, and other issues afflicting resource-starved neighborhoods in the city. “There are too many killings in Chicago, there are too many police-involved killings in Chicago,” said Tio Hardiman, one of the demonstration’s organizers. “It’s…

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…

Philly Takes on ICE

    Photos by Danielle Corcione Ed note: This photo series was originally published in published on the Philadelphia Partisan on July 3rd, 2018. Nearly 30 people were arrested in the action. In a press release Philly Socialists stated: “We have concrete demands on the city and state to terminate cooperation with ICE. ICE has access…