I Was Arrested for Singing: Pussy Riot Teams Up With Solidarity Wisconsin Supports Protesters

By: Tuesday March 11, 2014 5:10 pm

Adamant about cultivating a global movement, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina of Pussy Riot voiced their support for #SolidarityWisconsin and their calls to have Attorney General Van Hollen drop the array of charges facing the protestors who have been fighting on behalf of worker’s rights since Governor Scott Walker stripped collective bargaining rights in 2011.

 

Come Saturday Morning: Will Venezuela Be The Next Honduras?

By: Saturday February 22, 2014 7:00 am

No wonder that the Mercosur nations — the Latin-American group similar to the European Union — strongly oppose the efforts of the anti-Chavistas to destablize and overthrow Nicolas Maduro.

Lakeside Diner

By: Thursday September 27, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches/videos on current issues that may be of interest.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Will Bunch, October 1, 2011: The Battle of the Brooklyn Bridge

By: Thursday October 27, 2011 11:29 am

Bunch tells the story of the bridge through the eyes of several vividly drawn characters: A 19-year-old veteran street protester with working class roots and a genius for escaping arrest; a 69-year-old retired lawyer who showed up on impulse after being moved by a play about the final day of Martin Luther King’s life; a painfully shy theater tech who found the movement online; a self-styled branding expert/saxophonist; and a 24-year-old Jewish immigrant from the former Soviet Union, drowning in student debt.

Choi Legal Team Responds to DoJ Petition for Writ of Mandamus

By: Thursday September 22, 2011 12:28 pm

In our response to the government’s petition for Writ of Mandamus, we argue that there are no grounds for relief and that the elements for filing a Mandamus Writ have not been met. The Government could have appealed Judge Facciola’s finding of prima facie proof of vindictive or selective prosecution instead of issuing the Writ; further the Government is not irreparably harmed by Facciola’s finding because the government had multiple opportunities to develop a case that would rebut any selective or vindictive prosecution defense put forth by the Choi legal team.

Come Saturday Morning: Courage Is Contagious

By: Saturday February 5, 2011 7:15 am

Courage is contagious, whether in Egypt or out. So is integrity.

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