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Entries by Jason Cherkis from 02/2012

Mitt Romney Supporters Sound Off: 'We Are The 25 Percent'

Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It is hard not to be curious about Mitt Romney supporters. The GOP presidential candidate's awkward embrace of the electorate, which has...

Occupy Oakland Activists Report Inhumane Conditions In Santa Rita, Glenn Dyer Jails

Posted 02.03.2012 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- Alyssa Eisenberg just wanted her multiple sclerosis medication that she uses to allay fatigue and help her concentrate. A member of O...

Occupy DC Activists Arraigned In McPherson Square Police Clash

Posted 02.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON--Two members of Occupy DC will remain jailed until at least Thursday on charges they assaulted police officers during Saturday's clash with...

Occupy Y'All Street: Occupy Charlotte Activist Gambles Everything On The Movement

Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

This is the fourth in a series of stories and short films on under-publicized Occupy sites. The first is here, the second is here, and the third is he...

Occupy Atlanta, Unions Join to Begin New Encampment To Protest AT&T Layoffs

Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Occupy Atlanta launched a surprise protest against AT&T Monday, staging a sit-in at the communication giant's Southeast headquarters in ...

Rick Santorum Penn State Yearbook Photo Shows Liberal Facial Hair

Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is fast becoming known not just for his conservative stances, but also for his conservative style. His s...

Rick Santorum-Linked Hospital Chain Saw Suicide Attempts, Abuse, And Loss Of Parents' Rights

Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three weeks ago, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) canceled campaign events in Florida on the eve of the state's primary to be with his ...

Rick Santorum: A Conservative Who Once Defended Labor Unions, Gays In Military, Art Funding

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Piss Christ," Andres Serrano's photograph of a plastic Jesus submerged in a jar of urine, caused outrage when it was exhibited in the U...