Cop City protesters charged with conspiracy for posting pictures of police online, writing ACAB
Social media posts have been used in RICO cases before.
On Sep 7, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger
Reddit’s popular r/place closes on one final ‘F*ck Spez’ note
Reddit users are still upset at its CEO.
On Aug 3, 2023 by Andrea Guzman
‘Leaning into the uncomfortable moments’: How Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf paved the path for Colin Kaepernick and other Black athletes moved to protest
Twenty years before Colin Kaepernick made a pre-game national anthem an occasion for protest, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf did the same.
On Jul 18, 2023 by Adama Munu
‘Put some effort into your propaganda’: People doubt NYPD’s claim someone made a Molotov cocktail with Topo Chico
Is it hipster terrorism?
On May 9, 2023 by David Covucci
The ‘Trans Day of Vengeance’ panic is a blatant attempt to stoke fear by the far-right
Right-wing commentators are mad there's a protest for trans rights coming up.
On Mar 28, 2023 by Jacob Seitz
‘Feds will already be in place’: Trump supporters fear his calls for protest if arrested will lead to another Jan. 6-style roundup
Trump announced he expects to be arrested Tuesday in Manhattan.
On Mar 18, 2023 by David Covucci
How ’15-minute cities’ sparked a conspiracy theory about cities becoming prisons, inspiring IRL protests
Spreading rapidly on TikTok, this conspiracy theory argues that 'walkable neighborhoods' will lead to a dystopian police state.
On Feb 23, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Why the U.K. Treasury is being bombarded with trans flag emojis
It is the only way people can push back.
On Jan 23, 2023 by Chris Stokel-Walker
False claim that Iran sentenced 15,000 protesters to death spread by celebs and politicians
The claim stems from a news article that went viral last week.
On Nov 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
‘We literally all need to walk out’: Nurse practitioner says general nurse strike is imminent￼
'The corruption and greed in healthcare is out of control.'
On Oct 20, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins
Inside Iran, protesters remain unfazed by the regime’s high-tech crackdown
Facial recognition tech and internet shutdowns aren't slowing the movement.
On Oct 13, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
‘Anonymous’-affiliated hackers claim to take down Iranian websites in support of protests
The death of a 22-year-old has led to widespread protests in Iran.
On Sep 21, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Sri Lankans built an online network to weather economic crises—then used it to topple the government
The groundwork already existed.
On Jul 13, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Indigenous TikToker calls out Roe v Wade protesters for co-opting imagery used to protest murdered and missing Native American women
'The bottom line is do NOT co-opt.'
On Jul 6, 2022 by Jack Alban