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Joe Tropea on Anti-Vietnam War Activism

February 26, 2014
Tropea: The history of anti-Vietnam War actions shows protesters creatively adapting to state repression

Unprecedented Refugee March Sweeps Tel Aviv

December 23, 2013

On Saturday, December 21st, an unprecedented demonstration took place in Tel Aviv when thousands of African Asylum seekers marched through the city. The previous Sunday, a group of 150 refugees left the open-air prison Israel has newly constructed in the Negev Desert and began marching towards Jerusalem. After marching for two days through Be’er Sheva…

Hunger-striking Immigrant Detainees Held in Canada for Years Without Trial

December 16, 2013

Supporters rally in snowstorm outside maximum security prison to show solidarity for prisoners being held without charges or release date

Chris Hedges: The Detention of Greenwald’s Partner on Terrorism Charges Amounts to the “Criminalization of Journalism”.

November 5, 2013

Chris Hedges says David Miranda’s detention represents an assault on journalism by the US and its allies.

New York Communities Once Again Mobilize Against Police Brutality

October 24, 2013

Rallies are held nationwide against police brutality, meanwhile the family of Kyam Livingston, who died in a Brooklyn jail after allegedly being denied medical care, filed a wrongful death suit against New York City Monday. Rallies against policy brutality were held throughout 30 U.S. cities last Tuesday, according to the event organizers. Recent victims of…

LA Holds Weeklong Protest Demanding Justice For Trayvon Martin

July 29, 2013

The discontent of African American community especially the youth, erupted because of the Zimmerman not guilty verdict but reflects systemic bias in the criminal justice system

Advocates Oppose Senate Immigration Bill Over Escalation of Border Militarization

June 27, 2013

As Senate passes its version of comprehensive immigration reform, immigrant rights advocates withdraws support over provisions that increase border militarization and demand president Obama halt all deportations

Drug Wars

April 28, 2013
Neill Franklin: While 45 percent of Americans oppose legal marijuana, 70 percent think enforcing federal drug laws is a waste of money

“Is ‘Supercop’ William Bratton the Answer to Oakland’s Police Problem?”

February 25, 2013

Oakland recently hired famed police chief William Bratton as a consultant in an effort to find a solution to its ongoing problems with its Police Department