Hundreds Arrested at Capitol While Protesting for Voting Rights, Minimum Wage | Portside

WASHINGTON (RNS) — As police escorted a demonstrator in a wheelchair away from the chanting throng descending on the Capitol Monday (Aug. 2), fellow protesters turned to watch the person go. The group paused for a moment, then altered their call.They screamed in unison: “Thank you! We love you!”The lone protester nodded, fist raised. The crowd erupted in applause. 

Source: Hundreds Arrested at Capitol While Protesting for Voting Rights, Minimum Wage | Portside

Police Are Arresting Protesters Over Facebook Posts—And It’s Just The Beginning

The FBI investigated and arrested Michael Avery for posting on Facebook about a Black Lives Matter protest. We talk with a tech industry whistleblower about “snitch apps” and how law enforcement uses technology to “protect” you.

Source: Police Are Arresting Protesters Over Facebook Posts—And It’s Just The Beginning