For those of us who were terrified by the idea of living in a country where you could be arrested for laughing, there's some good news today. Desiree Fairooz, the Code Pink activist who was arrested and subsequently convicted of disruptive conduct after laughing during Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing, has had her conviction thrown out.Read More
If these protestors don't want to think about the actual message of the play they're criticizing, is it really too much to ask that they at least know what theater they're sending their hate mail to?Read More
Students are planning their own protest for scheduled commencement speaker, Mike Pence.Read More
Today’s Dystopia News: A Woman Is Facing Up to a Year in Prison After Being Found Guilty of Laughing
Here. This happened here.
A woman is facing up to a year in prison for laughing at a claim that Attorney General Jeff Sessions treats "all Americans equally under the law."Read More
We intend to survive.
Mayday is a password into the resistance of Gilead. So how will you be spending May Day in this current near-dystopia?Read More
Today, to commemorate Earth Day and condemn the dangerous influence of climate change denial, scientists and their supporters marched all over the world.Read More
Trump tweeted another angry, ill-informed reaction to the Tax March protests from April 15.Read More
"The time for hiding is over."
"[It’s] not just an ethical problem, but who exercises influence? Who really calls the shots over the man who now sits in the White House? Donald, the time for hiding is over."Read More
Kendall Jenner showed us a can of Pepsi is the ultimate tool for bridging any division. Surely if it works for her in a commercial, it'll work in life, right?Read More
Pepsi's latest ad starring Kendall Jenner has done the impossible: It's united the internet in our certainty that this is the absolute worst commercial ever made.Read More
Whether it's because of her opinion on the Trump family's politics, or because having Ivanka in the neighborhood is reportedly pretty awful, this neighbor, drinking wine and enjoying the giant "Queer Dance Party for Climate Justice" outside of Trump's home, is the new Kermit sipping tea.Read More
True intersectionality means engaging with and fighting for all women. Even the ones who think we're wrong.Read More
There are a lot of reasons why women may be participating in today's Day Without a Woman protest. Here's a pretty glaring one.Read More
If you're looking for ways to get involved in today's Day Without a Woman, here are a few demonstrations or actions happening in major cities around the country.Read More
"In the same spirit of love and liberation that inspired the Women's March, together we will mark the day by recognizing the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our socio-economic system--while receiving lower wages and experiencing greater inequities, vulnerability to discrimination, sexual harassment, and job insecurity."Read More
Do your job.
Things are not going well for the Republicans who have to answer to their home state constituents this week.Read More
Welcome to the "United State of Cinema."
This sounds doubleplusempowering.Read More
Today is February 17th, 2017. That means that many people all over America will be participating in a General Strike.Read More
The Muslim ban, DeVos' confirmation, the killed dream of a functioning government–there's a lot for these students to be protesting.Read More
Trump Threatens to Take Away UC Berkeley’s Federal Funding Following Cancellation of Milo Yiannopoulos’ Talk
By "talk" we mean "hate speech".
President Trump tweeted a veiled threat that he would eliminate the funding supplied to UC Berkeley by the federal government.Read More