The Spokane City Council voted to vacate all misdemeanor possession of marijuana convictions and charges.

Off The Grid Thecity council for Spokane, Washington, voted 6-0 this week to allow possession of marijuana convictions to be vacated. But according to local reports, these convictions aren’t going to be cleared automatically. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term Those convicted of a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge will

The Million Mask March is currently taking place. Anti-establishment protestors wear Guy Fawkes masks as they march down the streets of London and DC.

Off The Grid The #MillionMaskMarch protest is currently taking place. The protest was organized by the hacktivist group ‘Anonymous’ who describe the march as a “protest against austerity … the infringement of our rights … mass surveillance … war crimes … corrupt politicians.” While the protest has been fairly civil in DC, things are taking a

Was it because of a potential marijuana monopoly? Was it because the vote was rigged? Or was it just because Nick Lachey sucks? No matter what, there’s good and bad news for Ohio’s marijuana activists.

Travis Irvine There’s a common saying in politics that “As goes Ohio, so goes the nation.”  Well, last week my dear home state of Ohio decided to go against the national popular opinion and vote down a ballot initiative called Issue 3 that would have legalized marijuana.  However, as everyone from Rolling Stone to Reason

“Anonymous sends our deepest condolences to anyone who has lost [loved] ones due to these recent attacks.” – Anonymous on pastebin

Jen Hobbs ISIS has brought a new problem to the desks of officials in the military and government: how do you fight an enemy that builds its ranks and spreads its propaganda using the Internet? Joby Warrick, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, speaks to this exact difficulty in the below video: In a March 2015 report, the International

An appeals court granted the US government’s emergency request to allow the National Security Agency to keep collecting telephone metadata after a judge ruled that the program “likely violates the constitution.”

Off The Grid The government will ultimately win. They know they will. They’ve got an unlimited source of money and access to the court of appeals. As much as these judges want do the honorable thing and rule within the law, they still have to go through the court of appeals and the Supreme Court.

Watching The Hawks’ Tabetha Wallace sounds off on the hunger strike that forced the resignation of Mizzou’s president.

Tabetha Wallace “It should not have taken this much…And it is disgusting and vile that we find ourselves in a place that we do.” Those are the words of Jonathan Butler, who’s hunger strike to force the University of Missouri’s administration to address a long and legitimate list of grievances regarding an increasingly hostile and

President Obama says the terrorist attacks on Paris will not change the United State’s plan to take in Syrian Refugees

Off The Grid After the recent terrorist attacks on Paris that left over 100 people dead, many are questioning whether or not the U.S. should allow Syrian refuges into the country. Governors of Alabama, Michigan, Texas and Arkansas even announced that their states would no longer resettle Syrian refugees because of security concerns. But President Obama

On Monday, November 16, the New Jersey State Legislature will hold its first hearing on legalizing, taxing, and regulating marijuana for adults.

Jen Hobbs Here’s one potentially positive result of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie abandoning his post to campaign around the country for the Republican nomination for president: the first hearing to legalize marijuana in New Jersey is happening on Monday. Senate Judiciary Chairman Nicholas Scutari says Monday’s hearing could be “a first step in the process of