Repression

Daniel Shaver was Killed by the State & Murdered by the Police

You need to watch the body cam video of the police murder of Daniel Shaver. You don’t want to, and I don’t blame you, because I didn’t want to either. The footage is the most...

Wabash Valley Hunger Strike: A Battle Won, The Struggle Continues

IDOC Watch has been informed that after persistent pressure from numerous supporters, the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility has relented to the demands of political prisoner Shaka Shakur. Last month, Shakur began refusing meals after being...

ERROR451 #05: Hidden Tracking in Common Android Apps

Listen and Download Here This week, William Goodenuff chats with Bursts about the recent exposé published by Yael Grauer at The Intercept about research by Exodus and Yale Research Group leading to the findings that...

Police Commander Behind J20 Arrests Joked About Holocaust, LGBTs

Washington, DC – On Thursday, November 30 the jury in Judge Lynn Leibovitz’s courtroom primarily heard from DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Commander Keith Deville, who was the ‘incident commander’ responsible for ordering, overseeing and...

Earth First! Faces DAPL Lawsuit from Trump’s Law Firm

"The ludicrous allegations in the complaint, filed yesterday, drafted by Trump’s law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres, claim that Earth First! funded a violent terrorist presence at the Standing Rock protests with $500,000 and proceeds...

A Year Later, Resistance Continues: Statement of Solidarity from J18 Arrestees to Grand Jury...

A year ago today, four of thirteen arrestees turned ourselves in at the Richmond city jail to serve our sentences for blocking traffic on July 18th, 2016 in the I-95/I-64 corridor that cuts through...

#DropJ20 Podcast Update #3: Police Take the Stand

"This means that a good chunk of the so-called evidence from that planning meeting that the prosecution is relying on only entered the trial because of Project Veritas." In this update from the first J20...

Criminalizing Dissent: Contested Evidence Introduced in J20 Trial Testimony

Washington, DC – The first trial of people mass-arrested during protests against Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017 is well underway. Jurors are continuing to hear testimony from prosecution witnesses called by...

Virginia is for Grand Jury Resisters! What You Need to Know

On November 27th, 2017, federal grand jury subpoenas were received by at least two anti-racist activists and victims of the attack by neo-Nazi James Alex Fields, Jr. on August 12th, 2017. The US Attorney,...

Error451: #04 Net Neutrality

This week on the occasionally-weekly tech podcast from The Final Straw, Error451, Bursts and guest William Budington, a tech security expert, talk about Net Neutrality.  The context is that it's back in the news as FCC Chairman...