June 15th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
Last week I wrote about Louisiana's HB197, a bill that would violate the First Amendment rights of Louisiana. This bill was especially harsh on black protesters who have been protesting the construction of a $94 billion petrochemical plant that would double our state's toxic emissions
October 1st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Laws criminalizing peaceful protest are proliferating across the United States, helped by large amounts of money from the Koch brothers. Most people are unaware of how their freedoms are being restricted.
November 23rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Courts are poorly equipped to deal with public policy considerations like climate change. But at a time when the executive and legislative branches of American government are bought and paid for by fossil fuel interests, they may be the last, best option for climate activists. That's the opinion of climate scientist James Hansen, who has been sounding the alarm about climate change for more than 30 years
September 3rd, 2017 | by George Harvey
Imagine being at a really great indoor rock concert. You got a really good seat, about 5 rows back from the stage and right in the center of the theater. Exiting out will be a chore, because there are 10 or 15 seats between you and either aisle, but the seat is so good that you are willing to take a few minutes longer getting out