A compilation of notices, stories and opinions posted to the Independent Media Center network about the United States' prison-industrial complex, inspired by the Philadelphia IMC's coverage of last week's protests at the American Correctional Association's yearly convention.
With his stem-cell decision, President George W Bush did more than just anger prospective Nobel-Laureate researchers. He also made a fool of the man, revered by the world's billion Catholics as the "Holy Father".
We at the Masquerade Project want to make sure that our sisters and brothers at the World Bank/IMF protests in DC have the protection they need from tear gas and pepper spray — and we also think it's time for an aesthetic intervention on the front lines of the movement for global justice. So we're organizing the DC Masquerade: raising money to buy and fabulously decorate hundreds of gas masks for free distribution at the September 29-30 demonstrations in Washington.