On Thursday, the Justice Department released a statement that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had rescinded several guidance documents governing laws concerning civil rights, ADA policies, and ATF rules. The move comes as the latest siege by Donald Trump’s regime on America’s democratic ideals and long-fought-for policies of inclusion, diversity, and the echoing words of a … Continue reading The Sunday Dog: Who is Next?
Last Friday, the government of President Robert Mugabe jailed an American journalist in Zimbabwe. Officials charged Martha O’Donovan with subversion and attempting to overthrow the government after she allegedly tweeted a comment deemed offensive by Mugabe’s watchdogs. Police raided O’Donovan’s apartment in the capital of Harare early Friday and seized her cell phone and laptop. … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Oppression’s Tiny Steps
On Sunday, “The Hill” reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering administering lie detector tests to the entire National Security Council staff. For the past two months, Sessions has declared war on leakers and is allegedly contemplating lie detectors as a means to weed out anyone who believes Americans still have a right to … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Leaking the Truth
For many students across the nation, Tuesday was the first day of the 2017-2018 school year. Traditionally, it is a day to meet teachers, adjust to a new schedule and prepare for the lessons to come. In many schools yesterday, thousands of American students — and future voters — made a clear statement in support … Continue reading The Daily Dog: The Future is Not Happy
Living up to his stature, Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions said very little during his testimony on Tuesday. After opening statements that painted a dismal picture of the United States as a nation embroiled in drugs, gangs, and crime, Sessions the Napoleonic lawman proceeded to invoke imaginary legal privileges to avoid answering for his own … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Showdown at the D.C. Corral
The National Geographic Society and other recognized scientific organizations have called swamps among the most valuable ecosystems on earth. Swamps are unique in the delicate balance between land and water. They are strongholds of flora and fauna, full of biodiversity and growth. Millions of years ago, swamps served as catalysts in the creation of coal … Continue reading Save the Swamp
This week, visual artist and activist Robin Bell elevated the modern art of resistance. An outspoken opponent of the Trump administration, Bell combined creativity, technology, and political messages to accomplish what has only been possible by vandalism in the past. Bell used projectors to cast high-resolution images onto various buildings and monuments around Washington, D.C. … Continue reading Digital Flower Power