On November 15th, Leslie Feinberg died a communist, a class warrior, a ground-breaking activist for trans liberation, an anti-racist, and a lifelong champion for social justice at home and abroad.
Well, it's happening. Twitter, the hangout for people who find tumblr too much work, disclosed that it's blocking users in Germany from viewing the tweets of Besseres Hannover, a group of neo-Nazi skinhead psychos. This is the first time the microblogging behemoth has ever censored an account, and you can be sure…
At about 4 am local time, Israeli military forces launched a raid on 6 vessels in international waters carrying 700 activists and 10,000 tons of humanitarian supplies destined for the Gaza Strip. Israel claims nine activists were killed.
On Monday at a Parliament Hill gathering, feminist senator Nancy Ruth told the room that she thinks pro-choice activists should "shut the fuck up" about their concerns regarding a women's health initiative. Wait, what?
• Ekaterina Gerasimova is supposedly a latter day Russian Mata Hari. Political figures claim that she has been trusted with the mission of ruining their reputations by luring them into compromising situations with sex and drugs.
As mentioned briefly last night, Judith Krug, the founder of Banned Book Week and champion of the First Amendment, died Saturday in Evanston, Illinois. She was 69.