Some thoughts on the Gilets Jaunes protests going on in France.
On the inverse relationship that seems to hold between the degree to which police are armed and the heroics of their actions.
The first article in a series on the Charlie Hebdo murders takes a brief look at the history of the magazine and especially the social and political crises from which it emerged.
This post is just a collection of links to some of the media covering the protests which started in Denver on October 15, 2011, so I don't have to spam all of them to my linklog.
A republic which can't even protect its large sexual minorities is a stupid republic.
I watched Stein and Johnson debate. I liked Stein better. Here's the video of the debate from YouTube.
The one where I use the word 'bourgeois' non-ironically.
Late last month, Rhode Island’s governor signed into law a bill which establishes a "Homeless Bill of Rights" in that state.
Call me a bleeding-heart liberal, but I think drunk trespassers should either be shot or charged with felonies, not both.
Two headlines about UC police departments. First, the task force investigating last year's pepper spraying incident at UC Davis released its report condemning both the administration and the police department and calling the decision to use pepper spray on the peaceful students '`objectively unreasonable`'. Second, the EFF and UCLA reached a settlement in a case against the UC Berkeley Police Department and the FBI stemming from an illegal raid at a radical community center in August 2008. As part of the settlement the FBI and UCBPD acknowledge they broke the law and will pay $100,000 in damages.