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New NYPD Anti-Terror Unit Will Get Machine Guns To Police Protesters

 This new squad will be used to investigate and combat terrorist plots, lone wolf terrorists, and… protests. “It is designed for dealing with events like our recent protests, or incidents like Mumbai or what just happened in Paris,” Bratton said, … 513 more words

Civil Liberties

Plans for 2015

So, I’m hard at work on a number of different posts, but in the meantime, I’m going to share my goals for the year in terms of activism, veganism and this blog… 326 more words

Animal Rights Activist

Amy Goodman | Civil Rights: From Sundance, to Selma, to South Carolina

It’s movie night at Rise Up Times. Hedges and Chomsky weigh in the violent and controversial “American Sniper” while Goodman honors Martin Luther King and a very important part of American history, “Selma” in an interview with the film’s woman director. 900 more words

Civil Liberties

CODEPINK Attempts a Citizen Arrest of Henry Kissinger

Note: Love it, great photo! Activists all over the globe are attempting to take their power back and hold the criminals accountable for their crimes…It doesn’t look like she got to close to Kissinger, but she got her message across and the momentum continues to build. 34 more words


Clement Duval

“…the policeman arrested me in the name of the Law, I struck him in the name of Liberty”


Anti-racist Masses Advance on German Islamophobes*

Anti-racist Masses Advance on  German Islamophobes*

By Victor Grossman

Recent events here in Germany remind me of a playground seesaw, with constant ups and downs of one side and the other. 2,193 more words


Call them Immigrants.. like Everyone Else

I found this article interesting… and also so true. Hits the nail on the head.

By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN

In the international migrations vocabulary, there are still lot of remanent of the western white supremacy ideology, where hierarchical class of words are created to different white people from the rest of humanity, mostly with the purpose to put white people above everyone else. 489 more words