The Wisdom and Legacy of George McGovern, Who Told America to Come Home

By: Sunday October 21, 2012 1:32 pm

There is nothing I remember about the late Senator George McGovern, who just passed away at the age 0f 90. I was not alive when he made his historic run for president in 1972, energizing the antiwar movement and other Americans with hope. Nor was I alive in 1968 or 1984 when he also ran [...]

Update: Trial Against Long-Time Chicano Activist Carlos Montes Postponed

By: Tuesday May 15, 2012 9:27 pm

Long-time Chicano activist Carlos Montes, who has been active in the antiwar, education and civil rights movements in Los Angeles for decades, was set to go on trial today for bogus charges that are being brought against him for purchasing a gun. I covered Montes’ story here earlier today. I now have news that his [...]

The FBI’s Framing of Long-Time Chicano Activist Carlos Montes

By: Tuesday May 15, 2012 10:57 am

(update below) Long-time Chicano activist Carlos Montes, who has been active in the antiwar, education and civil rights movements in Los Angeles for decades, goes on trial today for bogus charges that are being brought against him for purchasing a gun. It is a political trial and a continuation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s [...]

Activists Targeted by the FBI Perform Street Theater to Mark Anniversary

By: Friday September 23, 2011 5:45 pm

Last year, the FBI raided seven homes of activists in Minneapolis and Chicago on September 24. Fourteen activists were issued subpoenas to appear before a federal grand jury. The FBI also raided the Minnesota Anti-War Committee’s office. Seventy agents mobilized and seized documents, cell phones, computers and other personal property. The activists are still under [...]

WikiLeaks: Australian Demonstrations by Communities, Protest Groups Closely Monitored by US Diplomats

By: Tuesday August 30, 2011 11:45 pm

Rainbow protest on Gaza massacre to Australia PM Kevin Rudd (photo: Takver) Pro-Cuba, pro-Serbian, pro-Palestinian, pro and anti-Kosovo Independence, Sri Lankan, antiwar and socialist demonstrations were closely monitored by the US Embassy in Canberra, Australia in 2008 and 2009, a secret cable posted by WikiLeaks reveals. The cable also reveals the Embassy kept tabs on [...]

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