BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 6/07/11
The case of Mick Kelly, whose lawyers filed the first lawsuit resulting from police violence at the 2008 Republican National Convention on his behalf, was resolved in a settlement conference at the U.S. Courthouse here.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 5/26/11
Three activists and their attorneys won a $50,000 settlement today in a lawsuit that challenged an August 30, 2008 police raid on a Saint Paul home in advance of that year's Republican National Convention (RNC). The plaintiffs in the case - Sarah Coffey, Erin Stalnaker and Kris Hermes - are giving most of the award to the Committee to Stop FBI Repression, the Institute for Anarchist Studies and the formation of a national legal defense fund for political activists.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/04/11
At a March 4 press conference outside the Federal Building, lawyers who filed the first lawsuit resulting from police violence at the 2008 Republican National Convention announced their plan to move forward with litigation in the case of Mick Kelly.
BY staff | Davenport, IA | 2/17/11
On Feb. 14, Twin Cities-based activist Scott DeMuth was taken into custody by the authorities in Davenport, Iowa.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | St. Paul, MN | 9/10/09
Even though the 2008 Republican National Convention (RNC) has been over for a year, eight Twin Cities activists are still caught up in its aftermath.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/06/09
At a press conference here, Feb. 6, Meredith Aby of the Anti-War Committee announced that the City of Saint Paul is spending $5000 to resolve a lawsuit that was filed by attorneys representing Mick Kelly.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 1/23/09
A Ramsey County judge threw out all charges Jan. 23 in the first Repbulican National Convention (RNC) protest-related case to proceed to trial.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/19/09
On January 14, a jury found a group of seven anti-war protesters not guilty of trespassing at a Minneapolis National Guard recruiting office last March.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | St. Paul, MN | 1/19/09
The tens of thousands of RNC protesters who hit the streets of Saint Paul Sept. 1 - 4 did something that was truly great.
BY staff | Twin Cities, MN | 1/03/09
Junkyard Empire is a band from the Twin Cities that started out in 2006. They are a band with revolutionary music and revolutionary politics. Their lyrics and their music make you want to listen carefully and inspire you to want to take action.