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Don't taze us, we're with the media

As the Veterans for Peace led marchers into the mayhem of last month's NATO protest in Chicago, photographers and cameramen from major media outlets rode ahead of the pack on a double-decker bus.
As the line between press and protester blurs, more and more reporters are getting cuffed--and worse--as they cover the counterculture
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 01, 2012

Silencing Occupy

Get ready for the protests. Get ready for the warm American spring — and maybe a hot summer and fall.
Big protests are planned. So is suppression.
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 16, 2012
OWS D17 actions Duarte

Photos: #OWS protesters attempt to re-occupy NYC

Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered at Manhattan’s Duarte Square on December 17, 2011 (#D17 day of action) to celebrate the original protest’s 3-month anniversary by attempting to reclaim a space.
 Occupy Wall Street #D17 day of action | Duarte Square, NYC | December 17, 2011
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  December 23, 2011

The Big Hurt: November Juggalo update

Much clown love, my ninjas!
Persecuted, sued, and snitched on
By DAVID THORPE  |  November 18, 2011
Boston Beatdown: Police rough up Veterans for Peace, arrest 100 in retaking second #OccupyBoston location

Boston Beatdown: Police rough up Veterans for Peace, arrest 100 in retaking second #OccupyBoston location

We'll have more in the morning. If you want the full story, we'll point you to our Twitter feed, where we've been covering #OccupyBoston --...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 11, 2011

Scammer solstice

It's summertime, and the scammin' is easy. What else can explain the recent appearance of a former NFL player in court to face 22 counts of . . . wait for it . . . mortgage fraud!
Football meets fraud in Georgia. Plus, Wazzu wackiness, and Tim Donaghy gets busted up.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  June 19, 2009


Cocaine blues

Wow. That's all I can say after seeing the mug shot of former Jacksonville Jaguars star wide receiver Jimmy Smith, busted last week on pot and crack charges.
Jags great Jimmy Smith done in by illegal tint and an imaginary friend. Plus, the Nevada Wolf Pack goes down shooting.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  May 01, 2009

What's in a name?

Hey, look everybody: Dane Cook got arrested!
Okay, not that Dane Cook.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  February 04, 2009