Presidential Candidate arrested at Tar Sands protest

Jill Stein arrested for supplying Keystone XL blockaders

What’s happening in politics? (For those of us ready, or at least curious, about politics now that Christmas is over…)

Three places with interesting updates on grassroots, third party, and independent politics: Ballot Access News is always valuable to check out. Richard Winger is a ballot access expert who constantly studies and comments on electoral justice, ballot access law, third party building, independent and third party candidates, and petition drives. Independent Political Report strives to […]

Don’t let the police start hiding: Contact the Houston Police about their red tent

Who to contact to complain about the sneaky, red tent, used by Houston Police against occupiers: Houston Police non-emergency number:  713-884-3131 Houston Police Public Affairs contact:  public DOT affairs AT cityofhouston DOT net Any politicians, civil rights groups, or human rights groups who you feel may pay attention to your concerns. Look for future action […]

Is there hope to stop the TSA grope?: A bill in Texas. Happenings in 8 other states.

Below are clips from various articles about a bill in Texas that would fine TSA workers who touched the private parts of passengers without having probable cause. What happened: The bill was proposed, and won in the Texas House. The bill was withdrawn, because the federal government said that if it passed, they would shut […]

Green Party Ballot Access roundup: Arkansas to Wisconsin and more…

(excerpt from) Green Party Watch Post-election Green Party 2010 ballot access roundup Last night the Green Party won ballot access in New York and Texas, retained it in Massachusetts and Ohio, lost it in Illinois and Wisconsin, and fell short of gaining it in Arkansas, Maryland, Minnesota, and Nevada… Full article with details at Green […]

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