Interview with a pepper-sprayed UC Davis student
Photo:Brian Nguyen/The Aggie. 22-year-old UC Davis student W. (name withheld by request) was one of the students pepper-sprayed at point-blank range Friday by Lt. John Pike while seated on the ground, arms linked and silent. W. tells Boing Boing that...
We are the 1 percent
We stand with the 99 percent
What Didn't Get Covered in Philadelphia
Someone who has seen a lot, says that he's never seen a political moment this bad
Pilots walk down Broad Street, near Stock Exchange
United and Continental airline pilots took part in a short demonstration regarding a labor dispute. It was not organized in coordination with #occupywallstreet, despite the physical proximity of the two demonstrations.
Criticism flows at Three Gorges Dam
China's worst drought in half a century has accomplished what years of criticism and environmental activism could not: It has caused the Chinese government to admit that mistakes were made with its star construction project, the Three Gorges Dam.
Did Bradley Manning Almost Blow The Operation To Capture/Kill...
I want to start out by saying don't read this if you may be someone who will pass judgment on Bradley Manning in the future. He does deserve a fair "trial", but this information must be told. A fel...
New Left Review - Jules Boykoff: The Anti-Olympics
The Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei
One Artist Detained; Another Released (Updated)
As news of the apparent detention of activist and artist Ai Weiwei sends shock waves through the world, another artist, Wu Yuren, has been released on parole after ten months in jail. A sentence ha...
Access: Mobilizing for Digital Freedom
Scholar as Citizen
Watching the Pyramids From Inside the Great Wall
Reading through some Chinese Twitter and microblog comments on Egypt's revolution that haven't been censored--yet