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Border patrol arrests activist hours after group releases video of agents dumping water jugs left at border

The U.S. border patrol arrested an activist with an organization that tries to prevent border crossing deaths hours after the group released video of …

Immigration

NFL Star Chris Long Donated His Entire Salary to Charity. Every Good Leader Should Follow His Example (Even If You Don't Give Away All Your Money)

Here's how Chris Long and Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles spread unity and positive change in the face of heated ideological debate.<p>History will remember the 2017 NFL season for national anthem demonstrations for racial equality and the divisive political debate that erupted in response. …

Malcolm Jenkins

Notre Dame Students Push for Removal of Columbus Mural, Call it 'Version of Confederate Monument'

Students at the University of Notre Dame are calling for the removal of a mural of Christopher Columbus that has been attached to the university’s …

College & University

Free Ross And Why The Supreme Court Is His last Hope

Imprisoned Silk Road creator, Ross Ulbricht, has one last chance at reducing his sentence with an appeal to the Supreme Court. After that, his …

7 Acts of Native Resistance They Don't Teach in School

The history of people indigenous to the North American continent is often glossed over in education. We are badgered with the legend of Native …

Indigenous Peoples

Magical Thinking Is Stopping Us From Taking to the Streets

The archplutocratic tax cut Washington politicians are working on this holiday season ought to be a call to arms for the United States’ populace. The …

Activists Demand Congress Halt Net Neutrality Repeal as Protests Erupt Nationwide

With just two days left before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to repeal net neutrality, activists are focusing their efforts on …

Internet

Man Denied Marriage License by Kim Davis Will Try to Unseat Her in 2018

Local elections are heating up, including one for Rowan county clerk in Kentucky. The position, currently held by gay marriage opponent Kim Davis, is …

Equality

Town rallies around shop owners after they’re threatened with Christian boycott for staying open on Sundays

Earlier in November, Tweed Tastic owner Leona Rawlinson got an interesting package — a Bible, accompanied by a letter warning her that if she remains …

Woman raises over $100,000 for homeless Marine who helped her

Kate McClure, 27, <b>who</b> was <b>helped</b> by a <b>homeless</b> <b>Marine</b> named Johnny Bobbitt Jr. last month when <b>her</b> car ran out of gas while driving towards Philadelphia, …

How Gutting Net Neutrality Poses a Direct Threat to Political Organizing

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai issued a major order Tuesday in which he outlined his plan to dismantle landmark regulations that …

Net Neutrality

Detroit Pistons Coach Stan Van Gundy Pens Stirring Essay in Support of Athletes Who Kneel

While scores of players have registered their disgust with Donald Trump, professional coaches across three of the four major sports leagues have …

Stan Van Gundy

ICE Reportedly Detained a 40-Year-Old Massachusetts Mother for Political Reasons

Siham Byah, a 40-year-old Massachusetts woman with an eight-year-old son, was placed in ICE custody on November 7 after she went to a check-in at the …

6 Environmental Activists Killed for Trying to Protect the Planet

A disturbing number of people are losing their lives in an effort to protect undeveloped land, preserve natural resources and defend community …

Indigenous Peoples

NFL Players Association supports the right to protest during the national anthem

Amid the controversy surrounding symbolic protests during the national anthem on game days, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) released a statement …

Columbus Day Protests: Calls for Indigenous Peoples’ Day across the US

First landing of Columbus on the shores of the New World, at San Salvador, W.I., Oct. 12th 1492. ( Painting : Dióscoro Teófilo Puebla Tolín. …

Society

New Police Crimes Database Provides Law Enforcement Accountability Tool

In September, Bowling Green State University in Ohio published the country’s first online police crime database. It’s a small but noteworthy …

Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late on Friday it had approved Alphabet Inc’s application to provide emergency cellular service to …

Caribbean

Kaepernick, Patriotism, and the Perversion of Protest

It’s your last chance to make a tax-deductible donation to CounterPunch in 2017. Help us gear up to fight the status-quo in 2018! Every dollar counts!<p>…

Bitter Silicon Valley bros form support groups to help each other forgo nearly all contact with women

The scandal surrounding former Google engineer James Damore — who was fired after he wrote a manifesto claiming most women aren’t cut out to work in …

Silicon Valley

NFL Stars Defy Breitbart Haters on Colin Kaepernick

In a few short years, Colin Kaepernick has gone from quarterback of the future to spokesman for social justice. But what he would really like right …

People Who Trip on Psychedelics Are More Likely to Be Environmentally Conscious

A common refrain of people emerging from hallucinatory highs, whether LSD, mescaline or magic mushrooms, is that consciousness-altering psychedelic …

Consciousness

Protesters march through St. Louis after policeman’s acquittal in fatal shooting of black man

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Activists marched through two upscale shopping malls and into the streets of St. Louis on Saturday, marking a second day of …

Policing

More Protests Expected in St. Louis Over Acquittal of White Police Officer in Killing of a Black Man

Demonstrators were expected to reconvene near St. Louis on Sunday afternoon for a third day of protests, following the acquittal of a white former …

Bill Moyers: Renowned Psychiatrist Warns That Trump Is a Danger to Us All

There will not be a book published this fall more urgent, important or controversial than The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, the work of 27 …

Bill Moyers

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To guard against climate change, Los Angeles is painting its streets white

They plan to lower the temperature by 3 degrees over the next 20 years. Los Angeles Pixabay Labor Day weekend delivered record-breaking temperatures …

Los Angeles

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Nationwide Immigration Protests Erupt After Trump Ends DACA

As Politico reported Sunday night that Donald Trump was planning to end DACA on Tuesday morning, immigration advocacy groups sprang into action, …