Cheers to Abortion Rights Fighters

Debra Sweet | July 5, 2016

stoppatriarcy0605On Monday with a 5-3 decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt SCOTUS overturned HB2; a Texas law requiring abortion clinics to have surgical facilities and doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. This law was critical to be overturned as it would close the majority of clinics and further eliminate access to abortions in TX. While the fight for abortion access is far from over, the fact that this victory was won and that clinics will stay open is something to truly celebrate.


Cheers to Jesse Williams

Debra Sweet | July 5, 2016

Sunday night Jesse Williams (Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey's Anatomy) delivered a powerful acceptance speech to the BET's Humanitarian Award.

jessewilliams0605Over the past couple years Williams has participated in various Black Lives Matters protests including in Ferguson after the murder of Michael Brown. Last month he starred in and produced in a BET documentary Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement.The nearly five minute speech powerfully condemned this system. Early on his speech Williams stated, "a system built to divide and impoverish and destroy us cannot stand if we do. "He poetically delivered an indictment against the system of police terror and repression saying,


Cheers to Ellen Chenoweth, creator of the George W. Bush Presidential Library Augmented Reality Project

Debra Sweet | May 19, 2016

Reality according to the "The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum":



A Rock Album Just Released, #1 in UK: Drones by Muse

Debra Sweet | June 11, 2015

Drones by MuseMatthew Bellamy, lead singer for Muse, described the album to the BBC as "a modern metaphor for what it is to lose empathy ... through modern technology, and obviously through drone warfare in particular, it’s possible to actually do quite horrific things by remote control, at a great distance, without actually feeling any of the consequences, or even feeling responsible in some way."


Cheers to Those Who Protested CIA Torture Around the US on January 31

February 17, 2014

houston-freethinkers-torture-protest-jan-31The Houston Chronicle covered the Houston Free Thinkers' action:

About ten people from the activist group Houston Free Thinkers gathered at the corner, holding signs that read "torture is inhumane" and handing out fliers with information on the Senate Intelligence Committee's recent report on the C.I.A.'s use of torture...


Bold & Unprecedented Coast to Coast Stand for Abortion Rights on 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Stop Patriarchy | January 28, 2015

Stop Patriarchy blocks the March for Life, Washington DC January 2015Stop Patriarchy Street Actions Unleash Pent Up Anger Against War on Women
In the span of a few days, Stop Patriarchy took to the streets in Washington, DC, Oakland, San Francisco, and other cities to mount a head on political confrontation with the forces in society seeking to ban abortion and birth control.


Cheers to Kaci Hickox

Revolution Newspaper | November 3, 2014

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.


Finally Someone Says "NO" to Force-Feeding Prisoners at GTMO

Debra Sweet | July 22, 2014

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.”


Not a Bug Splat: Giant Poster Challenges Humanity of Drone Operators

Not a Bug Splat | April 8, 2014

not-a-bug-splatIn military slang, Predator drone operators often refer to kills as ‘bug splats’since viewing the body through a grainy video image gives the sense of an insect being crushed.


President Obama Interrupted by Former UC Berkeley Student Senator at Immigration Speech in San Francisco

Sara Grossman | November 25, 2013

Ju Hong Interrupts ObamaPresident Barack Obama was caught by surprise Monday when a former UC Berkeley student government official interrupted his speech on immigration, demanding Obama take more action on the issue.



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