Evolver and Reality Sandwich are proud to present the debut of our new exclusive series, Charles Shaw's Exile Nation: Drugs, Prisons, Politics & Spirituality, which will appear in weekly excerpts throughout 2010.
The Obama Administration is considering transferring Gitmo detainees to an empty prison in a struggling Illinois town, an idea Republicans hate, but the people of economically devastated Thomson are praying for.
A social worker from New York City was arrested last week while in
Pittsburgh to participate in the G-20 protests, then subjected to an
FBI raid this week at his home—all for using Twitter. The FBI's actions drew chilling comparisons to those of the security forces in Iran during the most recent election protests.
Britons are not alone in facing the kind of ‘kettling' practices
deployed during the G-20 Summit. Here in the States it's also been in use
for some time.
After an impressive run of 20 and 30 years, the venerable Conscious Choice publications close their doors, the victims of corporate greed and incompetant management. The inside story from the company's former Editorial Director.