CPAC 2022—no war, but the culture war

Originally published at NationofChange.org Orlando, Florida Become a Patron! Support our work at Paypal, Venmo (ZDRoberts) or cashapp ($ZDRoberts) Every year the who’s who of the “real” conservative America meets at the Conservative Political Action Conference organized by the American Conservative Union. Over the Trump administration, the faces of CPAC have changed from a more traditional conservative (tax cuts, pro-corporation)…

The Time I Went to Jail (Occupy Wall Street)

Become a Patron! It’s been ten years since I was arrested at Occupy Wall Street while working as a journalist. I wasn’t by far the only person to be arrested that day… not even the only journalist to be arrested. The piece below was originally published by Suicide Girls, yes the same site that published…

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…