Protesters in St. Paul

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Here's Chad Davis's great eye again (see also here and here) -- trained this time on protesters. He took both of these at the Minnesota state capitol on the first day of the Republican convention. (Thanks for both photos to Sue Salinger.) [chad davis / Flickr] [chad davis / Flickr] You can see ...

Antiwar Activists in Denver

Posted by Katherine | Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Stephen Swofford, Denver resident, says it only occurred to him a year ago that he could translate his love of photography into a career. He now appears to be a photojournalism student at Metro State College of Denver. Last week during the convention he took to the streets to and ...

Happy 4th of July (Soul of America)

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Jellykka (Angelica Oung) explains that her inspiration for this song came from the Patriot Act, US-Mexico border issues, and Guantanamo. She had the idea, she says, a couple of years ago but had to "get some guitar skillz" before she could write it. She aimed for "a song that tied ...

SCOTUS on Guns and Gitmo

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

[taberandrew / Flickr] The Supreme Court's 2007-2008 term just ended with two decisions that are resonating on the campaign trail. Number one: in a Second Amendment case, the Court struck down DC's handgun ban. Number two: the Court confirmed the habeus corpus rights of Guantanamo prisoners; they can challenge their ...