Over 300 arrested at electronica music festivals in Southern California

Over 300 arrested at electronica music festivals in Southern California

Los Angeles Times

More than 320 arrested at electronic music festivals in Southern California

LOS ANGELES — More than 320 people were arrested this weekend at two electronic music festivals in Pomona and San Bernardino, authorities said Sunday. On Saturday, the first day of the Halloween-themed HARD Day of the Dead festival at the Pomona Fairplex, 148 people were arrested, according to the Pomona Police Department. Authorities in San Bernardino…

Anonymous begins publishing alleged KKK members details

Anonymous begins publishing alleged KKK members details

International Business Times

Hacktivist group Anonymous has begun publishing the personal details of members of the Ku Klux Klan as its campaign of cyberwar against the white supremacist group escalates. Anonymous, the amorphous online activist collective, last week promised to reveal the identity of 1,000 members of the KKK after coming into possession of the private information through a…

This historian explains why democratic socialism has deep roots in American life

This historian explains why democratic socialism has deep roots in American life

History News Network The shock and disbelief with which many political pundits have responded to Bernie Sanders’s description of himself as a “democratic socialist”—a supporter of democratic control of the economy—provide a clear indication of how little they know about the popularity and influence of democratic socialism over the course of American history. How else

Conservative Texas court to decide if homeschoolers can wait for the Rapture instead of teaching their kids

Conservative Texas court to decide if homeschoolers can wait for the Rapture instead of teaching their kids

Travis Gettys The all-Republican Texas Supreme Court will decide whether homeschooling families must teach educational basics to their children or be allowed to wait for the second coming of Jesus Christ. An appeals court ruled against Michael and Laura McIntyre last year, saying the Christian couple was not exempt from state education regulations. The McIntyres

Island in Chesapeake Bay sinking due to climate change

Island in Chesapeake Bay sinking due to climate change

Newsweek

Smith Island Is Sinking Into the Chesapeake Bay Thanks to Climate Change

Twelve miles off the coast of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Tim Marshall and I knife through the salty, choppy waters of the Chesapeake Bay in an aging white fishing skiff. It’s a clear, bright August morning, and Marshall, slugging cans of Diet Coke, steers us straight for the approximately 4,500 acres of tidal marsh that make up…