Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer speaks about the failures of the Democratic Party and the establishment politics that led to Donald Trump's victory.
The surveillance was uncovered after a protester filed a Freedom of Information request about demonstrations in 2014 and 2015.
To withstand and ultimately overcome the imminent Trump regime, "American activists must move from detached indignation to revolutionary engagement by using the techniques of social movement creation to dominate elections," says the co-creator of Occupy Wall Street.
If indigenous activists manage to block the building of an oil line they consider a threat to ancestral lands, their success will be one small measure of justice in a line of injustices going back to the founding of this nation.
Outside the Democratic National Convention, Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar spoke with the retired officer about social justice and his political activism. Outside the Democratic National Convention, Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar spoke with the retired officer about social justice and his political activism.
"We are going to make this an issue in congressional races. No one will be able to run from this."
Like the Occupy Wall Street movement, the Paris “Nuit Debout” protests over labor reforms are fueled by social media, which allow people to communicate instantly with one another and bypass corporate media when it ignores them.
New York's may be the most important primary of the presidential election, and local journalists and activists are responding by organizing an independent media campaign to counter biased reporting about the Democratic candidates.