Activism

UC Davis Pepper Spray Photograph by Louise Macabitas

Sometimes, When “All the Facts are In,” It’s Worse: The UC-Davis Pepper-Spray Report

You know how every time somebody in law enforcement does something that looks bad, we’re told that we should “wait until the facts are in” before passing judgment?

Alice Cooper @ Press Conference for Alice Cooper's 12th Annual Christmas Pudding, ©2012 Libbi Rich ~ DOOM! Magazine

Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock is Rock Solid

Imagine a high-end, church-sponsored fundraising event; you know, at a nice theater, with a special dinner, plus entertainment, for the VIPs, followed by a night filled by affluent, middle-aged supporters and their superbly coiffed and coutoured wives. For the evening’s entertainment; a couple of gospel acts, an aging star, an auction (of course), a schmaltzy comic and/or a schmaltzy magician; maybe even a big name Hollywood star, thrown in for good measure. Now put Alice Cooper in charge of the whole shebang.

STOP THE TRAFFIK - Girls going wild in red light district

STOP THE TRAFFIK – Girls going wild in red light district

So you think you will dance? Sometimes things are not what they seem. Men, women and children are victims of human trafficking – tricked, forced and exploited in the sex industry.


Cameraman trapped by NYPD at Occupy Wall Street day of action - A small section of protesters attempted to remove barriers from the edge of the park just after noon today. NYPD response was swift and heavy, including to any media in their way. ©2011 Adrian Kinloch CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 - DOOM! Magazine

Tracking Journalist Arrests at Occupy Protests Around the Country

Josh Stearns has been tracking, confirming and verifying reports of journalist arrests at Occupy protests all over the country since September.


Cameraman trapped by NYPD at Occupy Wall Street day of action - A small section of protesters attempted to remove barriers from the edge of the park just after noon today. NYPD response was swift and heavy, including to any media in their way. ©2011 Adrian Kinloch CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 - DOOM! Magazine

NYCLU, Major Media Organizations Criticize NYPD’s Mistreatment of Press during Zuccotti Eviction

In a letter sent today to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly, the New York Civil Liberties Union objected to the Police Department’s mistreatment of journalists covering Occupy Wall Street protests.


Occupy Wall Street Arrests Highlight Need for New Media - The First Arrest of Occupy Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA ©2011 Ran Case - DOOM! Magazine

Occupy Wall Street Arrests Highlight Need for New Media

When faced with disinterested, apathetic mainstream media and lazy or dishonest reporting, it’s become the responsibility of the people to cover what’s really happening.


Occupy OKC "Street Poet" Memorialized - DOOM! Magazine

Occupy OKC “Street Poet” Memorialized

The young man, “The Poet”, known to some by name “Louis Cameron Rodriguez”, originally joined Occupy OKC homeless, soon becoming a heart and unifying force to the community

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Occupy OKC Protester Found Dead In Tent In Downtown Park

Oklahoma City Police say an Occupy OKC protester was found dead in his tent in Kerr Park in downtown Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.



The Occupiers - Pockets, 19, From Washington D.C. ©2011 Eddie McShane CC BY-NC 2.0 DOOM! Magazine

The Occupiers – Portraits of Occupy Wall Street By Eddie McShane

Stripping away all of the background noise and just showing the people demonstrates their undeniable humanity. Their faces tell their story.

NY Policeman drives his motorcycle over man at an Occupy Wall Street march ©2011 Dread Scott CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 DOOM! Magazine

NYPD Scooter Run’s Over National Lawyers Guild Legal Observer

An NYPD police scooter is seen striking and pinning Ari Douglas, a National Lawyers Guild Observer, during an Occupy Wall Street march this morning.


Protesters clean Zuccotti Park at Occupy Wall Street @2011 Neil Girling CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DOOM! Magazine

NYC Mayor’s Office Postpones Eviction of Occupy Wall Street Protestors

After a tense night filled with reports of police raids on Occupy Wall Street camps in other cities, an estimated 2000 supporters crowded Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan prepared to defend the OWS camp from eviction by NYPD

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Clean Zuccoti Park - © 2011 NLNY/Harrie Van Veen CC BY 2.0 DOOM! Magazine

AFL-CIO Calls on Members to Defend Occupy Wall Street

The AFL-CIO has called on NY area members to travel to the OWS encampment to stand guard against a planned eviction and police attack


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