Local News & Activist Reports: National
Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD) is circulating a petition that demands the federal government provide funding for WIC during the shutdown. No one’s life should be on the line in the name of political posturing. Emergency funding for WIC now!
Eugene Puryear, editorial board member of Liberation News, talks to Abby Martin about the contemporary system of mass incarceration, and his new book "Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America."
On September 13, 2013, nearly 200 gathered at the University of District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law for a panel discussion entitled "The Cuban Five: Justice or Injustice" that headlined actor/activist Danny Glover.