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Spike Lee Splices NYPD Chokehold Footage With Scenes From Do the Right Thing

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Film director Spike Lee posted a short video on Tuesday, which mixes together footage of a black Staten Island man who died July 17 after a confrontation with the NYPD, with an eerily similar climactic scene from his 1989 movie… 168 more words

Human rights defenders under live fire, one dead

by the ISM

The Israeli military just shot a Gazan man trying to reach his family, during an announced ceasefire. He was with a group of municipality workers and international human rights defenders who were attempting to retrieve injured people in the Shajiya neighbourhood. 197 more words

Transnational

Judge Dredd The Complete Case Files 01 Review


Judge Dredd is a fairly big name in the comic world, but I have to say that I was never familiar with the character so I can’t say that I was impressed. 1,726 more words

Comics

Fenway and Tanglewood and Hope

We attended two of the signature Massachusetts summer events within 24 hours. Saturday Kirsten dropped Nate and me off at Fenway.   Sunday the three of us drove out to Tanglewood for the afternoon concert. 246 more words

Tributes

On the Insidiousness of Patriarchy

The alternative to patriarchy is not matriarchy. It’s mutuality, equality. This is what feminism supports. Feminism isn’t about hating men. It’s about advocating for the dignity and equality of women, who continue to face disproportionate violence, discrimination, and marginalization throughout the world due to their gender.

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Justice

No ceasefire without justice for Gaza

from the Electronic Intifada 

As academics, public figures and activists witnessing the intended genocide of 1.8 million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, we call for a ceasefire with Israel only if conditioned on an end to the blockade and the restoration of basic freedoms that have been denied to the people for more than seven years. 994 more words

Human Rights

Suffer the Immigrants...

My father had lived half his life before emigrating permanently, making the United States his home.   Almost forty, though no longer adorned with whatever resilience and sang-froid youth had bestowed, he engaged life in America with a spirit of hope which mystifies still, these decades after he has gone. 519 more words

Life