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Why Flip Burgers When You Can Sling Weed? Denver's Pot Boom Puts the Hurt on Local Restaurant Hiring

Denver's pot boom is turning into kind of a bummer for restauranteurs as they find their workforce skedaddling toward greener pastures in the legal …

Cannabis

Diverse Protest Groups Unite As 'The Majority,' Aiming for Large-Scale Demonstrations on May 1st

On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “Beyond Vietnam” speech in which he denounced the scourges of “poverty, racism, and …

Black Lives Matter

Activist finds the perfect way to turn tables on lawmakers who voted to repeal internet privacy rule

Republicans in Congress voted this week to gut a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) privacy rule that would sell everyone out to Internet …

Net Neutrality

How to Protect Your Online Privacy Now That Congress Sold You Out

Congress just cleared your ISP to sell your data, so now it is time to take privacy into your own hands.<p>All your private online data—the websites you visit, the content of your chats and emails, your health info, and your location—just became suddenly less secure. Not because of hackers, but …

Net Neutrality

Security Alert: Windows 10 Has Been Quietly Logging EVERY KEYSTROKE You Type And Sending It To Microsoft (This Is How To Stop It)

Yesterday we reported that an international group of hackers claim they have breached Apple’s iCloud user database and stolen 300 million usernames …

Can Customs and Border Officials Search Your Phone? These Are Your Rights

A NASA scientist heading home to the U.S. said he was detained in January at a Houston airport, where Customs and Border Protection officers …

Immigration

'Ides of Trump' Action Aims to Send More Mail Than White House Can Ignore

A new movement is aiming to get at least 1 million postcards on President Donald Trump's desk on Wednesday, March 15—historically dubbed "the Ides of …

Donald Trump

Defunding Police -- How Antiracist Organizers Got Seattle to Listen

An activist rallies the crowd in downtown Seattle protesting police brutality against Black people in Ferguson, Missouri, and in the Eric Garner …

Black Lives Matter

New Anti-Protesting Legislation: A Deeper Look

Recent legislation penalizing protestors has created an atmosphere of confusion and fear across the country. But mainstream media's coverage of the …

Rights & Freedoms

This Is a Fight Against Fascism—Our Resistance Tactics Have to Change

“There are a lot of killers. What, you think our country’s so innocent?” — Donald J. Trump, Feb. 6, 2017<p>There continues to be a gross …

Democracy

Labor and Women's Rights Movement Plan Ambitious Mass Protests to Fight Trumpism

Key sectors of the U.S. labor movement are throwing their weight behind an International Women’s Day call for mass actions to protest the gendered …

The Struggle Against the Dakota Access Pipeline Has Linked Indigenous Communities Across the World

Protesters participate in a prayer walk as they leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp before a 2 p.m. deadline to vacate in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, …

Injustice

Why Popular Assemblies Sweeping the Country Are Building Blocks of the Resistance

“One thing that is very clear under the Trump administration is that we do not have the luxury of remaining in our silos and organizing around …

Liberal POV

The Next Big Anti-Trump Event? Plans Underway for a 'Science March'

Plans are underway for a "Scientists' March on Washington" in response to the "ideological agenda" of the Trump administration's energy and …

Religious Leaders in Southern California Are Creating a Network to Help the Undocumented

<i>After being deported, a man says goodbye through a fence along the U.S. border with Mexico. (BBC World Service / CC BY-NC 2.0)</i><p>A group of religious …

Immigration

Donald Trump Will Use Every Weapon to Stamp out the Grassroots Resistance

Pundits say Donald Trump is “undermining democracy”. But their concern is often just about elite institutions: the media, the judiciary, the …

Black Lives Matter

Protesters Beware: D.C. Mayor Appoints New Police Chief With Long Record of Mass Arrests and Depriving Rights

At a time when the right to protest in the nation’s capital has never been more important, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed an …

Civil Rights

Here Comes the Police State: New Laws Aim for Brutal Crackdown on Protest

<i>Police and a protester clash on Inauguration Day, 2017. (Johnny Silvercloud / CC 2.0)</i><p>The rise of right-wing populism in the United States—from the …

Rights & Freedoms

Bernie Sanders warns Republicans worried about protests: You haven’t ‘seen anything yet’

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared on CNN’s <i>OutFront</i> with Erin Burnett on Thursday night where the two discussed the many Republican town halls …

Watch: GOP Senator Tom Cotton Faces Furious Constituents at a Town Hall

After switching venues so many times it almost seemed like a transparently craven effort to confuse his constituents so he wouldn’t have to hear …

Health Care

Morbid Inequality: Now Just SIX Men Have as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population

Morbid Inequality: Now Just SIX Men Have as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population<p>Yes, inequality is getting worse every year. In early 2016 …

Wealth

Activists troll Trump by posting ‘Impeach Bannon’ posters across the country

With questions being raised over who exactly is wielding power inside the White House, activists are calling for the ouster of Trump chief adviser …

'Not My President's Day' Actions Across the U.S. Call for Trump's Impeachment on President's Day Weekend

Americans are transforming President’s Day weekend into Not My President’s Day, a series of resistance efforts against the Trump White House and its …

President'S Day

A Professor's Lesson: 'American Democracy Is Now Confronting an Abyss'

Ah, listen to that ominous phrase, the "Deep State."<p>You hear the words hissing from the fur-lined rat hole of Breitbart. They ring from the pulpit of …

Democracy

Pruitt Ignored Cries to Regulate Fracking in Oklahoma. Now Residents Face Big Oil on Their Own

Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, during a confirmation hearing with the Senate Environmental and Public Works committee in …

Earthquakes

There Is a Growing Movement Across the Legal Community to Plan a Nationwide Walkout Against Trump

The legal professionals whose careers are premised on working within the system are now taking aim at the system itself, throwing their weight behind …

Liberal POV

Deep State Leak Campaign Brings Down NSA Flynn

Latest NewsNext Cold War<p>14 Feb 2017<p>0<p>Former General Michael Flynn. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jess Lewis/Released<p>After …

San Diego District Disinvites Betsy DeVos—and Hammers Her 'Ideologically Driven View of Our Schools'

The Board of Trustees of the San Diego Unified School District were expected to pass a resolution on Tuesday, Feb. 14, to extend an invitation to …

Education