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'Every Time I Sweat, It Makes Me Think of My Grandparents, Sweating': NOLA Protesters Clash Over Confederate Monuments

NEW ORLEANS—Pastor Marie Ortiz told me she had a dream, the day before last, in which the Holy Spirit commanded her to go to Lee Circle. So she went, alone, and anointed the steps. Then she looked up at the 133-year statue of the Confederate General Robert E. Lee, bronze arms crossed over the center of New Orleans,…

'The Prodigal Son Comes Home': Protesters and Fans Greet Trump on First Presidential Visit to NYC 

MANHATTAN—“So what commie rag are you writing for?” jokes John Mcteague, a wiry middle-aged New Yorker whom I meet after I overhear him talking to his friend about how to get to the anti-Trump rally. He identifies himself to me as a full-time legal marijuana activist and sucks on his vape as we head west. A few blocks…

Protester Arrested After Laughing At Jeff Sessions's Confirmation Hearing Faces Up to a Year in Prison 

Desiree Fairooz, a Code Pink activist who was arrested after laughing during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing, has been charged and convicted of disrupting Congress and “parading or demonstrating on Capitol grounds,” the New York Times reports. Tighe Barry and Lenny Bianchi, two Code Pink members who appeared at…

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