Editor's Note: Kaci Hickox's case is an example of what an imperialist superpower does to true heroes (more on Ebola). Rather than spending the money to properly protect the frontline health care workers with the proper equipment, panic and fear drive punitive responses.
Courageous resistance! A nurse involved in force-feeding Guantanamo prisoners says, “I have come to the decision that I refuse to participate in this criminal act.”
President Obama Interrupted by Former UC Berkeley Student Senator at Immigration Speech in San Francisco
The artist Banksy is doing a month residency on the streets of NYC, with a new installation on the streets every day.
On October 9 this image appeared on the Lower East Side, with an audio guide online featring the sound of Collateral Murder, via Private Chelsea Manning & Wikileaks.
“I want to know what are the qualifications that one needs to become a whistleblower? Because that sounds like a much more interesting job. I think that ultimately the Edward Snowdens, Bradley Mannings and Julian Assanges of the world will prevail.”
Cheers to Lupe Fiasco for doing an extended version of his politically charged song Words I Never Said while performing at an Inauguration concert January 20, 2013.
- Category: Cheers
The satirical newspaper The Onion captured the situation November 7, 2012:
WASHINGTON—According to widespread reports, roughly 314 million Americans across the country have been left without any power following Tuesday’s devastating presidential election.