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45 years ago today at Portland State University a police riot broke out during a student anti-war protest. A photo essay by Tom Geil tells the story. My Story: Portland State University - May 11, ...
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by smileycreek
Comment Count 205 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 07:25 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
According to Congressman Lacy Clay, the St Louis County Police Force will no longer be responsible or involved in policing the city of Ferguson. Updates as I get them. This is turning into a bit ...
by Wisper
Comment Count 273 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 07:46 AM PDT with 277 Recommends
There is growing outrage over the police violence that took place in Anaheim, California yesterday. Among other things police shot rubber bullets into an unarmed crowd and one released (...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 07:17 PM PDT with 179 Recommends
A week ago, a police riot in Los Angeles erupted after some Occupiers decided to hand out chalk during an Art Fest in Los Angeles. Several days after, witnesses and advocates testified before the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 05:26 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
A girl was drawing hopscotch. A guy next to her wrote ‘I want peace.’ The next thing, they started arresting people. Everything was calm before the riot police showed up.” -- CBS News Update/...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 258 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 11:01 PM PDT with 258 Recommends
It was a day-long festival in Zuccotti Park / Liberty Square today in New York City. Occupiers re-occupied the park, celebrating the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street's founding. It's ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 09:00 PM PDT with 116 Recommends
It may not have been spontaneous, a la Wisconsin. It wasn't 50,000 people -- perhap only Scott Walker could engender that much disgust. But it was still a hella event.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 09:22 AM PST with 121 Recommends
Here the Oakland Police Department claims they were attacked by protesters. Do they really not know they are being recorded? In some cases on livestream?
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 12:20 AM PST with 31 Recommends
There were reports from last night that protesters were selectively arrested in Portland. That specific protesters were singled out and arrested. Here is a video of that occurring.
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 03:51 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I was out sick today so I have found little in video to show yet. I'm awaiting uploads. The livestream set up was destroyed by police and about ten protesters were selectively arrested. ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 12:30 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Apparently, Mayor Bloomberg was at MIT speechifying , "and began characterizing City Hall as the ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 122 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 05:47 AM PST with 90 Recommends
I've loved blogging anonymously, but I'm not religious about it. So I don't care much if I out myself in the process of explaining to you what Mayor Quan's legal advisor & she herself already know.
by catilinus
Comment Count 143 comments on Sat Oct 29, 2011 at 09:36 AM PDT with 608 Recommends
I posted this as a comment and was asked to diary it. This montage syncs the aerial and a ground camera into a visual timeline. Pay close attention to the sequence of events starting at 00:29.
by Zwoof
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 09:38 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
The scene I saw this morning looked like a battle zone. Smashed tents, torn camping gear, dented stoves, clothes hanging from poles, & ripped bags with their former contents of canned food strewn ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 60 comments on Tue Oct 25, 2011 at 10:53 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
Tonight Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino has joined the likes of Seattle's Paul Shell and Chicago's Richard Daley Sr. in the ranks of American Mayors who have ordered a police riot in their cities. ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 12:43 AM PDT with 94 Recommends
First, go watch some of the videos from Iran from the past week. Welcome back. Now watch some of these videos showing what the police forces in our own country do when Americans take to the streets.
by Bob B
Comment Count 136 comments on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 05:20 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The world has seen a police riot in New York. Mayor Bloomberg looks more like Syrian President al-Assad than the head of a major city in a democratic nation after he set police on demonstrators ...
by niccolo caldararo
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Oct 06, 2011 at 08:27 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Siun at the Campaign Silo at FireDogLake reports from onsite ...
by TeddySanFran
Comment Count 516 comments on Mon Sep 01, 2008 at 11:58 AM PDT with 714 Recommends
Memorial Day in Chicago in 1937 was hot and sunny. On the prairie outside the Republic Steel's Chicago plant the strikers and their families began to gather for picnics. Women were dressed in ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon May 26, 2008 at 10:44 AM PDT with 65 Recommends