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Civil Rights: Then and Today

Roger’s note: A thousand words.

Jackie Summers @jackfrombkln

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The Civil Rights Act is 50 years old. These two pictures were taken 50 years apart. Behold our progress.

Roger Hollander

Why Cops in Ferguson Look Like Soldiers: The Insane Militarization of America’s Police

Roger’s note: I find myself using this phrase too often nowadays: This is truly frightening.  I read that residents of Gaza have sent messages to the protesters in Ferguson with advice on how to deal with tear gas.   1,008 more words

Roger Hollander

The Chilling Reason Our Government Wants to Erase These Americans from History

Most of those held in Communications Management Units, which imprison people linked to terrorist activity, are Muslims.

July 24, 2014, Molly Crabapple, http://www.alternet.org

Andy Stepanianis one of the kindest humans I have ever met. 1,298 more words

Roger Hollander

The Egyptian Counterrevolution Will Not Be Televised

Roger’s note: the Egyptian “elected” dictator, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, attended training sessions in the UK and the USA.  He is no doubt an “asset” of these two powerful paragons of Western democracy.  932 more words

Roger Hollander

U.S. Funds “Terror Studies” to Dissect and Neutralize Social Movements

Roger’s note: Eisenhower warned of the military industrial complex in his farewell address.  A functional definition of fascism is when the state and the corporate world are largely indistinguishable.  631 more words

Roger Hollander