Meet the author who braved the ’burbs to explore the roots of some of America’s most progressive communities beyond city limits
His actions consisted of walking, wearing black and being a witness to history as a freelance journalist. Yet, a few months later, and despite having no clear evidence of such crimes, federal prosecutors slammed him with eight felony charges including conspiracy to riot and property damage.
The alt-rock and post-hardcore trio talks molting mermaids, teaching kindergarten, and why they're taking a hiatus.
Now, more than 70 columns later, either that has changed, or I was wrong-headed from the start. The Trump regime has taken up so much air from every other story that, while it is wildly important and has implications everywhere, I believe that each of these papers is better served following up on the way Trump’s policies affect their local communities.
How the regime wants you to be outraged about all the wrong things
Reminding you of some of the absurdities of our world that you may have mercifully forgotten
Prosecutors in the J20 case sanctioned for failing to inform defense about evidence
“By our readiness to allow arms to be purchased at will and fired at whim, by allowing our movie and television screens to teach our children that the hero is one who masters the art of shooting and the technique of killing, by allowing all these developments, we have created an atmosphere in which violence and hatred have become popular pastimes."
Before Chicago rapper Vic Mensa performed at the March for Our Lives, he mentioned Sacramento’s Stephon Clark, shot 20 times by police in his own backyard on March 18, holding a cell phone that cops claim they thought was a gun.
“Today we are joining tens of thousand of folks across the country in state capitals and Washington, DC, to change these policies that promote systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, and environmental destruction that are threatening our democracy and became our national morality.”