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June 17, 2019 – “It was harder than it needed to be to convince our lawmakers that someone chaining themselves to a tree at a pipeline construction site is not the same as destroying a pipeline.”
June 17, 2019 – A highly decorated war hero exposed the reality of US war and imperialism.
June 13, 2019 – Throughout the states that saw major teacher strikes, retaliation has come in the form of threatening freedom of speech, assembly, and association. The goal of many of the laws are not only to make striking illegal, but to use the very communities that teachers struck for as political fodder.
June 11, 2019 – An energized coalition in New York state is fighting to pass a series of reform bills that together will improve police accountability and transparency across the state.
June 10, 2019 – On Wednesday June 5, a panel was held titled “Conspiracy to Hack: the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Free Speech, and Data Journalism”. The panel discussed theFirst Amendment implications of theComputer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) in light of the recent… [Read More]
June 3, 2019 – The announcement that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) plans to roll back protections for Americans trying to collectively bargain and unionize is worrisome
June 3, 2019 – Last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB741, a bill intended to codify protections against anti-Semitic discrimination in public schools. However, activists and civil rights groups have warned that the definition used for anti-Semitism conflates… [Read More]
May 31, 2019 – Dr. Warren Scott is facing felony charges carrying up to 20 years in prison. His crime? Providing humanitarian assistance, such as food, water, and shelter, to migrants who might have otherwise died.
May 31, 2019 – A diverse coalition of environment, civil liberties, community organizations, and unions worked together to defeat HB1633, an ALEC-inspired, industry-supported bill that took direct aim at peaceful, non-violent protests to protect the environment, particularly civil disobedience.
May 30, 2019 – Texas is like 27 other states in that it prohibits supporters of boycotts, divestment, and sanctions for Palestinian rights from receiving state contracts. It has also joined another growing group of states–those that have had their anti-BDS laws bloc… [Read More]