How to Prepare Yourself for a Protest—and What to Do If You End Up in Cuffs 

Some seasoned activists expect to be arrested and jailed for protesting against racialized police violence. If you’re not one of those people, here’s what to do before you go to a demonstration and steps to take if you end up in police custody. Kiandra Williams doesn’t normally participate in demonstrations, but the 25-year-old certified nursing assistant says she felt compelled to…

Cartapping: How Feds Have Spied On Connected Cars For 15 Years

  Embed from Getty Images The rapid spread of connected devices that can listen and locate has been a boon for law enforcement. Any new technology hooked up to the web has the potential to become a surveillance device, even if it’s original purpose was benign, as shown in a 2016 Arkansas murder investigation where…

Detailed List of Findings in Wikileaks DNC Document Dump

The Democrats have pointed to the RNC and Republican’s and talked about lack of unity and civil strife but the recent DNC leaks showing the rigged election against Bernie Sanders shows the civil war is really within the Democratic party. This past Friday Wikileaks released about 20,000 emails that were hacked. They were from accounts…

Fourth Amendment Caucus defeats Patriot Act expansion in Congress

Days ago, the Fourth Amendment Caucus, a collection of 25 House Representatives, managed to block an expansion of the Patriot Act surveillance measures in Congress. HR 5606, unironically called the “Anti-Terrorism Information Sharing Is Strength Act” failed to attain a ⅔ supermajority and pass the floor. Edward Snowden famously told NBC in an interview that, “The…

Bill Clinton Has Always Been This Person

Confronted by Black Lives Matter activists at a Pennsylvania campaign event on Thursday, Bill Clinton snapped. Responding to protesters’ condemnations of Clinton’s record on criminal justice as president, as well as Hillary Clinton’s notorious warning about dangerous juvenile “superpredators,” Bill issued a furious rebuke: This is what’s the matter. I don’t know how you would…