Everybody RapSync: Elon James White and Jasiri X Respond to Stop and Frisk Ruling

By: Wednesday August 14, 2013 1:05 pm

In light of her decision, I checked in with Elon James White, founder of the award winning Podcast This Week In Blackness, and rapper Jasiri X, who in recent months had collaborated to give the Internet The 10 Frisk Commandments Remix, for their reactions.

 

Does the Netroots Care About Nuclear Power?

By: Friday June 15, 2012 3:04 pm

Throughout the three-plus days of panels, training sessions, caucuses and keynotes, attendees quite likely heard no mention of nuclear power, its persistent threats to safety, its drastic drain on the budget, its onerous oppression of workers or its brazen gouging of rate-payers. For, while there were well over 100 panels, and dozens of other training sessions and caucuses, nothing on the schedule even made a passing attempt to address nuclear energy here in the United States or the ongoing (and growing) crisis of radioactive contamination from Fukushima spreading across the globe.

Tonight: Occupy Supply Webinar on Online Activism for the #Occupy Movement

By: Wednesday March 14, 2012 2:58 pm

At 8pm eastern tonight, I will be joining Michael Whitney (formerly of FDL, now of Change.org) to give a training on online activism for the Occupy movement. Michael has led many successful battles on issues from the environment to civil liberties to drug reform to health care and beyond. Together, we would like to share our knowledge of online activism and organizing for the benefit of the Occupy movement. You can sign up now for tonight’s webinar.

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