Stories by J.A. Myerson

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Posted on: Jul 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Demanding answers for unjustified federal raids and threats, patients challenged the DEA's claim that marijuana has no medical use.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A New York Supreme Court justice, former NYPD cop and public opinion say medical pot should be legal -- but will the state risk federal intervention?

Posted on: Mar 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Pope Benedict XVI, US military officers and a member of Parliament inflict harm on the people of Uganda.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2011, Source: The Nation

The division between activists and occupiers, who operate in such separate spheres, is a problem that will have to be reconciled.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The president has been left behind by a fast-growing movement that considers the Democratic Party closer to the banks than to the 99 percent.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Protesters from the week-old "occupation" in New York's financial district were arrested, penned up, and Maced on Saturday when the NYPD showed up to their march.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Thank goodness for the progressive era, the New Deal and the Great Society, and heaven (or the founders) help us if we allow the demolition of their gains.

Posted on: May 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Cain is the most interesting candidate the GOP has yet fielded, and his rise to prominence is an important sign of the times.