James T. Hodgkinson, Just Another Well-Intentioned Progressive

The ‘Real Boy’ of Fake PBS Democratic Party More Bankrupt Than Ever The Passing of the Pelosi Era Have you followed the drift of the mainstream media as to what provoked James T. Hodgkinson to attempt the massacre of the Republican House baseball team as it practiced in...

A Homeless ‘Safe Space’ Challenges Australia’s Power Brokers

For many, the Street Kitchen Safe Space is a place to sleep, to eat and to be around a homeless community filled with camaraderie. But it has also acted as a sort of living, breathing exhibit: a live urban installation that reflects a broad mix of social ills. Photo Credit ...

Occupy LA: Lessons Learned

  LA’s Occupy group was one of the largest encampments, and in my view, correctly picked City Hall as the site for its tents, kitchens, rallies, and daily General Assembly. Against all odds, it survived four months, until late at night on November 30, 2011, when Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ordered 1400...

No camping in Grant Park, rules Illinois Supreme Court

23-Jun-17 – A Chicago ordinance prohibiting anyone, even protesters, from remaining overnight in Grant Park without a special city permit is constitutional, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled. The court rejected contentions from left-wing protest groups that the state constitution grants broader rights...

Nelson permit to protest bylaw described as ‘straight out of Putin’s playbook’

The last time the council discussed the controversial draft City Amenity Bylaw, Graeme O’Brien vaulted the desks. A proposed draft bylaw that would require Nelsonians to apply for a permit to protest has been described as “straight out of Putin’s playbook”. The Nelson City...

Animated Herman Melville short has poignant themes for today

x Embed x Share CLOSE ShortFest opening day means activities at the movies, filmmaker’s lounge, and an after party. We tried the itinerary for ourselves, and mingled with festival goers about why they attended. (June 23, 2016) Denise Figueroa/ The Desert Sun “Bartleby,” a...

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