- A call-out is issued for actions on June 11, as part of an international day of solidarity with long-term anarchist prisoners Marie Mason and Eric McDavid.
- We’re approaching a week of action called for in solidarity with grand jury resisters, April 24-May 1.
- Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova, of Russian punk-protest group Pussy Riot, gives her first interview from a prison camp, after being sentenced to two years last October for “hooliganism inspired by religious hatred,” for the group’s 40-second anti-Putin performance inside Moscow’s Christ the Redeemer Cathedral.
- A British hacker with LulzSec pleads guilty to one charge of hacking. He and three other co-defendents will be sentenced next month.
- A jury in New Hampshire has found ExxonMobil liable of contaminating groundwater in the state with a gasoline additive. The state is seeking $236 million in damages.
- U.S. houseless numbers expected to rise, due to deep emergency spending cuts mandated by the federal sequester.
- A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit Iran today, killing 30, and injuring hundreds of people.
- Journalist and Green Is the New Red author and blogger Will Potter is on Democracy Now! today, debating some asshole about restrictive “ag-gag” bills that would make it a crime to expose cruelty and abuse of animals at agricultural facilities.