Earlier today AFSCME reported that 100,000 people showed up at the state capital in Lansing to protest the passage of Michian’s “right to work” law. Why anyone thought it was a good idea to throw up an anti-union tent in the midst of that is anybody’s guess, but Americans for Prosperity did, and Michigan protesters tore it down.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday December 11, 2012 11:52 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday September 26, 2012 1:23 pm|
We are working with the Tarsands Blockade on an appropriate response to the outrageous behavior of TransCanada. In the mean time, if you’d like to donate to the supply fund, we will be working with the group to send them supplies as they need them.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 22, 2011 9:42 am|
As part of the basic social contract, we as a society have given the police the awesome responsibility of protecting public safety by having a monopoly on the legal use of force. We do not provide police this awesome power because we think society would be better off if a special group of sadists could [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 26, 2011 2:41 pm|
Reading the coverage and watching the horrifying footage of the police breaking up the occupy Oakland protest, it is an important time to remind everyone, especially the media, that there is no such thing as “non-lethal” weapons. There are only weapons that tend to be less deadly. The weapons often used by police for crowd [...]