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Mass Meeting for Mass Action Called in New York City

The Stop Mass Incarceration Network has called for a come-one-come-all meeting tomorrow in New York City. The cause: to bring an end to the systematic practices that lead to the discriminatory treatment of Black Americans at the hands of the criminal justice system. Their call

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NPR Compares Protest to Injury in “Bracing” Headlines

“… as New York Braces For More Demonstrations Over Eric Garner…” These are the words I heard yesterday as I listed to National Public Radio news, in a story regarding the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man choked at the hands of the

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UnKoch Your Campus

The Koch Brothers, who fund Republican candidates for public office, also donate money to colleges and universities. Supporting education is a wonderful thing to do. According to an organization created by Greenpeace and Forecast The Facts, “There is mounting evidence to suggest that the Kochs

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Reasons to Boycott Black Friday. What’s Yours?

A boycott of Black Friday, the day on which Americans are labeled as “consumers” and expected to shop, comes from many corners this year. Some are boycotting Black Friday as a way of protesting disproportionate violence against Black Americans at the hands of the police:

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Walk Out

Today is the National Day To Stop Police Brutality, Repression And The Criminalization Of A Generation. All around the country, there will be protests against abuse of power by law enforcement. What if there isn’t a protest near you? The organizers encourage you to simply

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?