An article at IndyMedia notes the protest set's growing interest in the flashmob phenomenon. The most obvious problem is that a genuinely flashmob-style protest would be less well suited to drawing big-media attention. Of course, maybe that's no longer the goal… which would be a welcome sign that activists are noticing that all but the biggest protests slip under the radar anyway, and those that do get covered often alienate as many people as they interest. (I recall reading some sociologist argue a while back that the Vietnam war would have ended years earlier if people weren't so hostile to the anti-war protesters.) It'll be interesting to see where this goes.
Hysterical reactions greet the White House's modest changes to federal clean water rules.
What is the correct reward for the person who creates something that millions of people want badly enough to pay for it?
As Progressive Twitter Erupts at Joe Rogan Endorsing Bernie Sanders, a Reminder: Elizabeth Warren's Sexism Gambit Backfired
Sanders' lead over Warren has doubled since her campaign tried using a private 2018 conversation against him.
He says "criminal-like behavior akin to treason or bribery" is enough, even if it's not "a technical crime with all the elements."