Anniversary of Alaska’s Fight Against Big Oil’s #SB21

Six years ago, I was in Alaska covering the fight against the oil companies take over of the Alaskan government under the guise of Senate Bill 21. SB21 would dramatically change the tax structure for oil drilled in Alaska – taxes that pay for the state’s operational costs, including the Permanent Dividend Fund (PFD). Six…

VisuNews Podcast Ep. 30 – ARE YOU FEELING PATRIOTIC?!!?!?!

Aaron Cynic and I chat about the Washington DC patriotic shenanigans, the Trump social media summit and more. Here’s some important links I think you should read: Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon’s ‘war cloud’ Robert Foster, GOP governor candidate, denies woman reporter access because of her gender Trump’s July 4 event and…

UAW Vote in Chattanooga is Close

You can support Zach’s work at his Patreon.  Earlier this month I worked with Mike Elk of for – we got some really interesting behind the scenes stories about the United Auto Workers union vote and why there might just still be hope for a union at the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tenn….

Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

Originally Published in It’s been a hell of a week for Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson. First, he gets sued for a million dollars and then his “big” anti-choice rally in Albany, NY is a bust. The “Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY” as it was promoted on Patriot Prayer’s facebook page was organized…

Visu.News Podcast Ep. 27 – Abortion, Proud Boys and more

We’re back, don’t really have any excuses for not doing our usual every 2-week podcast except shit happens and we’re busy people (that’s a lie, Aaron’s busy and I’m a lazy SOB). This week Aaron Cynic and I discuss abortion politics, the 2020 campaign and white nationalists…. pretty sure there we talked about some other…

30 Years of Exxons Oil in Alaska’s Waters

Several years ago Shannyn Moore, Jeanne Devon and I went out to Prince William Sound [read the post from Jeanne Devon] on an assignment from BBC World Service. We were sent for the odd request that could only come from an international news agency like the BBC… gather sound. They didn’t need video, or pictures,…

Kris Kobach Possible Appointment for Immigration Czar

Greg Palast for When the young Kris Kobach created a computer system for the Department of Homeland Security that secretly tracked visiting Muslims, President George W. Bush was so offended that he personally ordered the racially offensive program shut down. And now Kobach may have power over that Department and all others dealing with…

VisuNews Podcast Ep 26: Chicago Elections, Socialism and more

Zach D Roberts and Aaron Cynic discuss the Chicago mayoral elections and the five to six Democratic Socialists that won seats on the city council. Aaron has been covering the elections for, Third Coast Review and You can subscribe to the Visu.News at Spotify, iTunes and Podbean.

VisuNews Editor on Jesse Jackson’s Keep Hope Alive

This past weekend I was on Keep Hope Alive with Reverend Jesse Jackson chatting about the North Carolina 9th district and one of the most clear cut cases of election fraud I’ve ever seen.  I was joined by investigative journalist Greg Palast in the second hour.

Moveon Protests Trump’s Fake Emergency at the White House

Originally published at It’s been a long two years since President Trump’s first “emergency” – which was the so-called “Muslim Ban.” Thousands of people responded immediately across the country, headed to major airports to protest and provide support for the people coming in that might be stopped on their entry into the United States….