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imageA3 Newsletter: Albert Woodfox in SF, Zulu Whitmore update and more
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by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
Following a keynote speech at the Making and Unmaking Mass Incarceration Conference in Oxford, Mississippi this Wednesday, Albert Woodfox will travel to San Francisco to be a special guest at the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice Conference on Saturday, December 7. Next month, Albert will return with Robert King for the de Young Museum "Soul of the Nation" exhibit's free event on January 11....
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2019 4:34PM
imageWhere is Ramsey Orta?
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by Jacob Crawford / WeCopwatch
I know where he is, and he knows where he is. If you go to NYDOCCS inmate search and you too can find out where Ramsey is. He’s at Collins Correctional Facility in Upstate New York. We are concerned because it doesn’t appear that theinternal inmate tracking system at Collins knows that Ramsey is there....
Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:42AM
image#SOSEcuador: Exigimos el cese de la violencia por parte del gobierno ecuatoriano
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by Medios libres de América
Colectivos y organizaciones firmantes denunciamos la inconstitucionalidad del toque de queda impuesto en Ecuador desde hoy sábado 12 de octubre a las 3 pm. Exigimos que se levante esta medida excesiva por ser un mecanismo que pone en riesgo la seguridad y la vida de los y las manifestantes....
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:34PM
imageToday We Commemorate the life of Herman Wallace
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by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
Today we commemorate the October 4, 2013 passing of the Angola 3's Herman Wallace. As we mourn his absence, we know he would be proud to see the growing movement to #StopSolitary and how his comrades Robert King & Albert Woodfox have continued the struggle that Herman gave his life to....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 2:00PM
textMoveOn’s Phony New Campaign for ‘Protecting Whistleblowers’ by Norman Solomon
Only some get the nod...
Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:58AM
textThe Political Theology of the New Right by Rolf Schieder
The new right-wing movements try to create a state of emergency with the help of apocalyptic rhetoric enabling them to suspend rules and procedures. Apocalyptics long for the final struggle between good and evil. Eschatologicsts are driven by a theology of hope. The feeling of completely losing control is the motivational driver for accepting right-wing offers....
Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:39PM
textWhite House Policy Paper on Homelessness Misrepresents Evidence, Drives Wrong Conclusions by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
September 17, 2019, Washington, DC — On Monday evening, President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisors released a white paper that ignores and directly contradicts the evidence-based consensus of 19 of his own agencies. Last year, those agencies published the Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness, stating that housing, low barrier shelter, and decriminalization is the best way to end homelessness....
Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:03PM
imageRamsey Orta denied early release from prison
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by WeCopwatch
While the murderer of Eric Garner walks free, Ramsey Orta sits in a state prison in upstate New York. As many of you may know, Ramsey was denied early release from prison this week....
Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:18PM
imageAssange’s father speaks to the WSWS: “Julian’s resolve is fierce”
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by Oscar Grenfell (WSWS Repost)
John Shipton tells the World Socialist Web Site: ordinary people can take a stand in the defence of his son, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 11:06AM
imageAntifa is not an organization
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by Anonymous
This isn't a conspiracy theory with loose threads. There's no jumping off of Occam's Razor or lizard people, or Mandela effect here - THIS IS REALLY HAPPENING IN FRONT OF OUR EYES. If you're not angry, ashamed, and afraid - you're not paying attention....
Posted: Fri Aug 2, 2019 10:53AM
imageDon't Talk to the Police ~ Ever!
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by Plague Doctor
The document below will help you protect yourself against corrupt police practices....
Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:38AM
textNationwide Effort Calls for Housing, Not Handcuffs by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(July 17, 2019, Washington, D.C.) – Today, the #IAskForHelpBecause Campaign launched its second round of a nationwide effort to strike down bans on panhandling and to replace them with more constructive policies that address the root causes of homelessness. Since the 2015 decision in Norton v. Springfield that found any targeting of speech asking for donations for punishment invokes the strictest scrutiny under First Amendment protections, every ordinance limiting panhandling, begging, or sol...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:24AM
imageA3 Newsletter: Zulu Whitmore Court Date and More
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by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
The latest issue of our newsletter has just been released, spotlighting the important case of Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore and the recent work of Southern University Law Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell & her students. We also update you on the recent activities of Robert King and Albert Woodfox, including Albert's trip abroad to the United Kingdom....
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:00PM
textAustralian police powers risking the criminalisation of public interest journalism by GetUp!
This is unprecedented. As I write, the Australian Federal Police are crawling through the headquarters of our national broadcaster. Accessing private emails. Scouring hard-drives. Rounding up handwritten notes. They have the power to collect, decrypt, alter and delete whatever they want.1 Why? Because the ABC dared to report on allegations that Australian soldiers unlawfully killed children in Afghanistan.2...
Posted: Wed Jun 5, 2019 5:40AM
imageRamsey Orta in Solitary Confinement After Testifying Against Officer Daniel Pantaleo
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by WeCopwatch
This week media across the country took a moment to speculate on whether departmental policies were violated in the August 2014 police chokehold death of Eric Garner on Staten Island. A non-criminal departmental trial for Pantaleo underscores both the power and limitations of using video as evidence....
Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 10:01AM
textChelsea Manning Returned to Prison; Illegal Arrests of Embassy Protectors by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On the same day, May 16, 2019, the remaining 4 Venezuelan Embassy Protectors were falsely arrested by US police who illegally entered the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C. and Chelsea Manning was returned to prison as a political prisoner for refusing to cooperate with the witchhunting grand jury, and this time, the reactionary Judge Anthony Trenga added the threat of daily fines of up to $500 a day after 30 days and rising to $1000 a day after 60 days. We heard not a peep of opposition t...
Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 12:20AM
textFreedom of the Press is Dead Worldwide by Mathias Broeckers
CIA Director Pompeo claims Wikileaks is a "hostile secret service" and Julian Assange is not a journalist. Wikileaks embodies what a free press should be as the fourth branch - control power. This indispensable function as a democratic watchdog is the reason why press freedom is an essential asset of all constitutional states....
Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:50AM
textJulian Assange of Wikileaks was arrested by cops in London by Lynda Carson
Double crossed by the Ecuadorian Ambassador and the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum, in an urgent tweet from WikiLeaks it said, “Ecuador has illegally terminated Julian Assange's political asylum in violation of international law. He was arrested by the British police inside the Ecuadorian embassy on April 11, 2019!...
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:43AM
imageDaniel Ellsberg Praises Chelsea Manning After She Is Jailed Again
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by Democracy Now!
“I Know No One More Patriotic”: Daniel Ellsberg Praises Chelsea Manning After She Is Jailed Again...
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:39PM
imageDocuments Reveal ICE Using Driver Location Data From Local Police for Deportations
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by ACLU
Local governments like Merced and Union City, California, are feeding their residents’ personal information to ICE, even when it violates local privacy laws or sanctuary policies. California Senate Bill 34 and the California Values Act (SB 54) are supposed to prohibit local law enforcement agencies from sharing license plate information and personal information for immigration enforcement or with out-of-state or federal agencies....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:15PM