This illustration is available in poster form from artist Corina Dross, to raise funds for arrestees in Ferguson.
On August 19, ten days after police murdered Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a slew of corporate media stories appeared charging that“criminals” and “outside agitators” were responsible for clashes during the protests. CNNalleged that “all sides agree there are a…
The Forces of Peace and Justice
“I’m committed to making sure the forces of peace and justice prevail,”Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said in Ferguson on Saturday, August 16, after a week of conflicts sparked by the police murder of teenager Michael Brown. “If we’re going to achieve justice, we first must have and maintain peace.”
Is that how it works—first you impose peace, thenyou…
Daniel McGowan may have been the first person thrown in solitary confinement for writing a HuffPost blog. Now he’ll be the first person to sue the Bureau of Prisons over it.
The environmental activist and former prisoner filed a lawsuiton Wednesday against the prison system over an April 2013 incident in which U.S. Marshals threw him in a Brooklyn federal jail — ironically, for…
From Really Free Carrboro
The first fliers are finished announcing the ten-year anniversary of Carrboro’s Really Really Free Market this coming October 4!
Please print and circulate these widely. We are expecting participants from all over the region, making this a day to remember.
In addition to a variety of booths, installations, and the usual cornucopia of free materials, the festival will…
A V150 used by the Saudi Arabian National Guard in 1991.
According to Department of Defense data published last week by the New York Times, law enforcement agencies in Orange County have acquired more military surplus armored vehicles than any other county in the state.
In the wake of the heavily-armed police response to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, a federal program to…
An anonymous group of local anarchists took responsibility for vandalizing Chapel Hill police cars last week.
Someone smashed in the back window of three Ford Crown Victoria cars parked at the Chapel Hill Police Department at 828 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, according to police reports .
Another car was spray-painted. Total damage was valued at $2,200 to the four cars,…
From Let Luke Go
At sentencing, Judge Markle added the condition of criminal banishment to Luke’s probation. For all eight years of his probation, Luke will be exiled from the state of Georgia, with the exception of one judicial district – that of Screven county, and in turn, his family and closest friends. For more information on criminal banishment and the unusual nature of its inclusion in…
According to supporters and confirmed through the BOP:
Bill Dunne was just moved to a new FCI in Fresno county about an hour or so from SF.
His new address is:
Bill Dunne 10916-086
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. BOX 9
Mendota, CA 93640
He wouldn’t have gotten the birthday cards that were sent,
as his mail doesn’t follow him, it is just trashed.…