crackdown

1.9.17

Does Queer Nightlife Need to Go Back in the Closet to Survive?

Cops shutting down my New Year's Eve party suggests that our communities need to go deeper underground to stay alive.

4.28.16

Goodbye, Xbox 360, and Thanks for the Memories

Normally, console discontinuations wash over you. But there's something especially sad about the end of the 360's run.

12.10.15

New Report Reveals an Insidious Culture of Sexual Assault and Harassment in an Australian Police Force

Alongside abusing their own members, allegations include grooming, stalking and sexually assaulting vulnerable members of the community.

11.13.15

Inside the Police Crackdown on Ibiza's Endless Party Culture

Ibiza is evolving from a party destination to a playground for the wealthy elites—and its nightlife is feeling the growing pains.

6.6.14

The Chinese Didn't Recognise the Tiananmen Massacre On its Anniversary

It seems easier to appreciate the improved economy instead of questioning the establishment.

1.17.14

It's GREAT British Week in Bahrain

GREAT as in, "It's GREAT to sell weapons to oppressive regimes."

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1.13.14

Is Thailand Heading for a Coup This Week?

The army just sent a bunch of troops and tanks to the anti-government protests in Bangkok.

11.22.13

The Spanish Government Is Trying to Outlaw Peaceful Protest

They've come up with a new law that looks at the recent history of dissent and bans it all.

9.30.13

Sudan's Government Isn't Going Down Without a Fight

Anti-regime rioting has led to a week of mayhem and death.