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Your Douchey Response to People Protesting the Police

Your Douchey Response to People Protesting the Police

Text and Photos By Nick Cooper You hear the voices in the…

Four Years After the ‘Arab Spring’ Series: Egypt

Four Years After the ‘Arab Spring’ Series: Egypt

No one is happy, not even pro-military and Christian groups. Under Mubarak, when things got progressively worse, people were patiently waiting for relief to come. Now, young and old know there is no relief coming. …

Community Oriented Policing

Community Oriented Policing

By Richard Hanna Edited by Nick Cooper In Ferguson, Missouri, a young…

Net Neutrality: Bus Trip to the Bush School of Government

Net Neutrality: Bus Trip to the Bush School of Government

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai is holding an open forum on Net Neutrality at Texas A&M University in College Station on Tues., Oct. 21. A free bus ticket will be provided for people in Houston to travel to College Station on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 a.m. (and return around 2:30 p.m.). …

Torry Mercer: Musings of a Pro-Airstrikes Anarchist

Torry Mercer: Musings of a Pro-Airstrikes Anarchist

I already know that every US president is a war criminal with as much or more blood on their hands as Assad. Two wrongs don’t make a right. The difference is that the US is not having a popular uprising and no US presidents have bombed any US cities to dust for over 150 years. You can’t justify the cowardice of sitting idly by while Assad commits genocide on his own people because of the ignoble history of US foreign policy.…

Sunday at Rothko: Culturunners / Edge of Arabia

Sunday at Rothko: Culturunners / Edge of Arabia

By Nick Cooper This Sunday, the UN’s International Day of Peace, Houston…

Why Other Critics of Israel Won’t Work With Gilad Atzmon Anymore

Why Other Critics of Israel Won’t Work With Gilad Atzmon Anymore

Gilad Atzmon is an outspoken critic of Israel, but in his writing and speaking, he makes frequent prejudicial errors and distortions.…

You Better Sit Again, Citizen

You Better Sit Again, Citizen

The video shows camouflage-clad police officers piled into the BearCat. It shows up. They get out. They start shooting things. At one point it pokes a hole into a building and injects tear gas. And it was all set to AC/DC’s "Thunderstruck."…

A Little Help? Trying to Stop a War Here…

A Little Help? Trying to Stop a War Here…

If you’ve ever spent any time trying to stop the US or its allies from bombing, arming, incarcerating, torturing, or otherwise oppressing others, you have probably had someone tell you that you’re wasting your time. …

How Did an Israeli Talking Point Get In My Head?

By Nick Cooper Recently, several friends have asked the same question in…

The Not So Mysterious Reason for the Israel / Palestine Conflict

The Not So Mysterious Reason for the Israel / Palestine Conflict

By Nick Cooper Ethnic cleansing is the systematic forced removal of ethnic…

Gaza Vigil Photos

Gaza Vigil Photos

A non-denominational vigil was held in the Freedmen’s Town Prayer Labyrinth garden…