We need Pussy Riots here.

So says Susie Madrak at Crooks and Liars. She writes: Instead of solidarity protests, I’d like to see feminists, anarchists, Occupiers and everyone else pouring into the churches, because they’re a major source of our regressive politics. It will probably won’t happen here, but I wish it would. Because when churches get in bed with …

The verdict on Pussy Riot, the band

A Russian judge just ruled that the band members of Pussy Riot were guilty of “hooliganism” after a brief protest in Moscow’s main cathedral earlier this year in which they sang, “Mother of God, put Putin out.” The three women were sentenced to two years in jail. The judge said the women engaged in “homosexual …

Pussy Riot (the band) explained

If you haven’t been keeping up with the Moscow court case of the punk band, Pussy Riot, this should bring you up to speed. This is not just a bunch of punk rockers, says Leonid Bershidsky at Bloomberg. He writes: …their show trial is threatening to become a turning point in Russian history. If the …