In the past I’ve asked if the DAPL protest could become this century’s Wounded Knee. I’m now thinking that Tienanmen Square might be the better comparison. Ohio and Cuyahoga County Actions: Join the Ohio Pipeline Task Force. [Update @ 0600 on 22 February: Hey, we won the west, right?—Interior Department Produced Memo On Dakota Access […]
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The Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus emails: Tomorrow, Monday, 18 July, a group of us will be joining End Poverty Now, NEOCH, LMM, United Workers and many other groups, to march across the east side of Cleveland. JOIN US!!! The purpose is to show solidarity in the fight against poverty. This is a properly permitted event, […]
The discussion regarding the use of a drone on American soil to summarily execute a suspected criminal is gaining traction. Noel Sharkey, writing in Are we prepared for more killer police robots? for The Guardian, makes his case: When a police robot is used to kill, one has to ask if we are at a […]
Meet John Joe Gray of Trinidad, Texas. Gray is what is called a Sovereign, a particularly nasty individual who takes “the position that they are answerable only to their particular interpretation of the common law and are not subject to any statutes or proceedings at the federal, state, or municipal levels.” I came across Gray, […]
Just another average boring day in America… Via Mano Singham.
We now know that the drone used to summarily execute Micah Xavier Johnson was manufactured by Northrup Grumman. According to an official statement from the Dallas Police: When all attempts to negotiate with the suspect, Micah Johnson, failed under the exchange of gunfire, the department utilized the mechanical tactical robot, as a last resort, to […]
The date, 8 July 2016, as the day drone warfare came for a citizen of the United States, living on American soil, now takes a place alongside 4 July 1776, 12 April 1861, 16 July 1945 and 11 September 2001 as a day my country fundamentally changed. The summary execution of Micah Xavier Johnson in […]