Politics

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?

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.


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Freebie Friday, featuring Ivan Muñoz of Vigilante

Ivan Muñoz of Vigilante talks about bringing awareness to his audience via “artivism.” Also, rattle your neighbors with free songs by electropunk artists FIGO, professional industrial troll Caustic, & aggrotech up-and-comers BlakOpz and Ludovico Technique.

The free members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot ~ DOOM Magazine

So, What Does That “M” Stand For These Days, MTV?

We sure as hell know it isn’t “music,” as much as you like to pretend it still does.  In order to further that illusion, every year you hold the MTV Video MUSIC Awards.


Alternative Press #291 October 2012 Blood On The Dance Floor

Damn Straight This Is My Last Issue of Alternative Press

How a single article finally left me completely outraged at the reining “alternative” music mag: Rape apology and Blood on the Dance Floor

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This Is Not a Post About Kony 2012

Well, it kind of is.  It kind of isn’t.  This is a post about a lot of things. We live in a culture where we all truly believe we can become experts in something overnight, that we should be handed all the information we could ever need immediately and have our decisions made for us. This is not isolated to global events or situations. We have been trained to expect simple answers with simple solutions.


Welcome to Oscar Grant Plaza ©2011 Charles Hutchins/Flickr CC BY2.0 - DOOM! Magazine

Concern Mounts For Occupy Oaklander Still In Police Custody

Occupy Oakland concerned over condition of arrested occupier Khali (Marcel Johnson), in police custody since OPD raid at Oscar Grant Plaza Dec. 16, 2011

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.



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