Another Kris Kobach Loss: Illinois Leaves ‘Jim Crow’ Voter Purge Program

Originally published by NationofChange.org One by one the network of states signed up to the voter list maintenance program that Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s Reverend Joseph Lowery calls “Jim Crow all over again,” have been leaving for less racist pastures. On Tuesday, according to ABC Heart of Illinois, Illinois State Board of Elections voted unanimously, eight to zero,…

Women’s March survives and thrives in LA

Originally printed at NationofChange.org In 2017 the first set of Women’s Marches were considered the largest single-day protest of all time in the US. The three largest cities were Washington DC with over a million, Chicago with 250,00 and Los Angeles with 750,000. Three years later the numbers may be a bit smaller but for…

Let Them Eat Wall

Frigid temperatures didn’t stop federal workers and others from showing up to Federal Plaza in Chicago on Thursday to protest the continuing shutdown of the government over President Donald Trump’s border wall. The shutdown, which began before Christmas, entered its 22nd day on Saturday, and is now the longest in American history. “Federal workers and…

VisuNews Podcast Episode 23: Politics and Comedy with Nato Green

  Subscribe: Spotify, iTunes, Podbean This is episode 23 of the Visu.News podcast. This week I’m here with activist, comedian and writer Nato Green. He’s one of my favorite comedians working today and has recently released the fantastic Whiteness Album out now from Blonde Medicine Records – you can find it on all streaming platforms.  www.natogreen.com   iTunes…

VisuNews Ep. 22: Trump’s 8 Minutes in Border Wall Heaven

Subscribe: Spotify, iTunes, Podbean Well, the border wall speech is over and the country hasn’t been placed under martial law, and Trump didn’t resign. We’re not just left with the same old status, the media got played by letting Trump get 8mins (really? only 8mins?) of free airtime to spout racist bullshit and a continual…

Visu.News Ep 21: THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!

Subscribe: Spotify, iTunes, Podbean It’s episode 21 of the Visu.News podcast. Since it’s episode 21 you know what that means – we’re finally legal to drink so we’re drinking not that that didn’t stop us before. This week we’re talking about the War on Christmas. The war on Christmas has been going on now for…

Christmas in Trumpland: The Biloxi Rally

It’s 4 days until Christmas which means the war on Christmas is in high form. Donald Trump, Fox News and the rest of the right-wing media has been in full force going after supposed claims of people being too politically correct around this highest of high religious days. First there was the gingerbread man according…

VisuNews Ep. 20: What the HELL is Going on in Chicago?

This is episode 20 of the Visu.news podcast, I am Zach D Roberts and I am here with my co-host Aaron Cynic. This week we will be chatting about Aaron’s article at Shadowproof.com titled CHICAGO ORGANIZERS HAVE MESSAGE FOR NEXT MAYOR: SUPPORT PEOPLE’S AGENDA OR FACE RESISTANCE So… WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON IN…

WATCH: CBS Sunday Morning on Photojournalists

CBS Sunday morning ran a 9 minute segment on combat photojournalists – focusing on Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros’ legacy – it’s a high recommended watch. The piece also discusses the important Bronx Documentary Center. If you haven’t seen Hondros the fantastic documentary about the award winning photojournalist Chris Hondros yet – it’s currently available…

VisuNews Podcast Ep 19: I Guess Elections Take a Month Now?

This is the 19th episode of the Visu.News podcast. I’m Zach D Roberts and I’m here with my co-host Aaron Cynic discussing the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections. Donald J. Trump has been in office for one year and 321 days. Subscribe: Spotify