Much of the media claimed that anti-Trump supporters were the aggressors, but the alternative newspaper has a different story.
The battle against the Dakota Access pipeline is being waged as a renewed assertion of indigenous rights and sovereignty.
A transit police officer pepper-sprayed a crowd in Cleveland protesting the arrest of a 14-year-old boy outside a Black Lives Matter conference held against police brutality in the U.S.
The UC Davis cop who pepper-sprayed at close range a group of peacefully protesting students was awarded $38,000 for his experience in the aftermath of the altercation, more than those he brutalized received.
The University of California on Wednesday reached an expensive settlement with the 21 UC Davis students and alumni who were pepper-sprayed by campus police during what was otherwise a peaceful demonstration last year in support of the Occupy movement.
After UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi's handling of last fall's crackdown on Occupy protesters by campus police -- the one that inspired an artful meme drawn from shameful circumstances -- drew fire, university officials ordered a task force to investigate the pepper-spraying incident of Nov 18 and issue a report.
Two people were hospitalized Tuesday evening after Santa Monica (Calif.) College police officers allegedly pepper-sprayed a crowd of students and others protesting tuition increases outside a meeting of the college’s board of trustees. An investigation to determine who released the spray is under way.
Occupy has opened up the conversation about economic inequality in the U.S.; UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi has had her hand in more than just the UC system; and a woman says she had an affair with Herman Cain for more than a decade. These discoveries and more after the jump.