Chris Hedges, Truthdig | OpEd @ Truthout - I spent Friday morning sitting on a wooden bench in a fourth-floor courtroom in the New York Criminal Court in Manhattan. I was waiting to be sentenced for “disturbing the peace” and “refusing to obey a lawful order” during an Occupy demonstration in front of Goldman Sachs in November. Read more.
Ohio's state Supreme Court has struck down the state's new congressional map as a Republican gerrymander that violates the state constitution. Read more