On May 14, copwatcher Michael Barber of the Copwatch Patrol Unit was out doing a great public service in which he frequently engages – filming the police. As he was doing so, he captured something absolutely amazing.
The video, originally posted to Facebook early Friday morning, captured undercover officers grabbing at children while attempting to arrest a 14-year-old girl. This was reportedly over allegations that a child who was with her, who witnesses say appeared to be around 7-years-old, had pushed the button on a police call box. (more…)
Media Roots Radio- US Imperialism, Spying, Self-Censorship, Building Communities by Media Roots
MEDIA ROOTS– This discussion covers US imperialism: wars, costs, media and government propaganda; the culture of self-censorship and the erosion of privacy in the US; information as power and how communication is an important tool to strengthen and build communities.
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Media Roots Radio Interview with David Swanson by Media Roots
MEDIA ROOTS– This is an exclusive Media Roots Radio interview with David Swanson conducted on May 19, 2011. David is the co-author of “The 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush”. He was press secretary for Dennis Kucinich’s 2004 presidential campaign, and is the co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org, creator of ConvictBushCheney.org and Washington Director of Democrats.com, a board member of Progressive Democrats of America, the Backbone Campaign, and Voters for Peace, and a member of the legislative working group of United for Peace and Justice.