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  • Boston Anarchist Bookfair Bounces Back After Venue Battle

    November 11, 2019
    Boston, MA – Since 2011, the Boston Anarchist Bookfair has hosted films, workshop organizers, and publishers from around North America. According to organizers, after eight years the Bookfair had to shift venues at the last minute due to a sudden demand from Boston University (BU)…...
  • Locating Missing Persons Using Open-Source Intelligence at DEFCON 27

    November 9, 2019
    Las Vegas, NV – At DEFCON 27 in Las Vegas, Unicorn Riot spoke with the organizers of an event where participants were asked to find information on real missing people in a competition called Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Missing Persons Capture The Flag (CTF). Many people…...
  • Harrowing Footage Shows Man’s Last Days Before Dying in Jail

    November 8, 2019
    Bemidji, MN – Shocking jail surveillance footage shows days of medical neglect that led to 27-year-old Hardel Sherrell’s death inside of Beltrami County Jail last September. Del Shea Perry, Hardel’s mother, recently filed a lawsuit against Beltrami County and dozens of other defendants, claiming medical…...
  • “Divest from Climate Change!” Chase Bank Branch Protested on Opening Day

    November 7, 2019
    St. Paul, MN – Chase Bank’s new branch had been open for less than five minutes when two dozen students and activists entered through the front door, just after 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5.  They were carrying a banner that read “Chase: Defund Climate…...
  • Tentative Agreement Reached On CTU Strike

    October 31, 2019
    Chicago, IL – Wednesday night, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) convened their House of Delegates to review and vote on the city’s latest proposal to settle the ongoing strike. A majority of the delegates voted YES to end the now 14-day long strike, with the…...
  • Missouri GOP Volunteer Tied To Neo-Nazi Group

    October 30, 2019
    Cape Girardeau, MO – Gavin Sample, a student at Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO), is involved in right-wing campus groups and volunteers for Republican election campaigns. He’s also a member of the neo-nazi group Identity Evropa, according to leaked chat records. (Identity Evropa was one…...
  • No Deal Reached as CTU Strike Continues Into Day 12

    October 28, 2019
    Chicago, IL – The CTU (Chicago Teachers Union) remains on strike for the 12th day after no agreement could be reached over the weekend. Monday marks the eighth day of missed classes, as compared to seven missed days of class during the 2012 CTU strike.…...
  • Chicago Teachers and Allies Rally as Strike Continues

    October 26, 2019
    Chicago, IL – Unicorn Riot covered a labor rally in solidarity with the ongoing Chicago Teachers Union strike. The strike enters its tenth day and began October 17, 2019. Teachers in Chicago are calling for smaller class sizes, adequate nurses, librarians, social workers, and teachers…...
  • Decision Rescinded, Police Back Out of Releasing Footage of Brian Quinones’ Killing

    October 25, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – After initially agreeing to release footage of the police killing Brian Quinones, city officials in Edina and Richfield have reversed their decision and will not release the videos. This flip-flop comes after the Quinones family was allowed to view select portions of…...
  • ‘Not Your Mascot’ Protest in Minnesota Takes Aim at Washington Football Team Name

    October 24, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – Native American activists and allies, along with a coalition of tribal governments and organizations, are protesting to urge the National Football League team ‘Redskins’ to change their name. This is part of a national movement called #NotYourMascot urging institutions to not use…...