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In Defense of Looting

From The New Inquiry

For most of America’s history, one of the most righteous anti-white supremacist tactics available was looting.

As protests in Ferguson continued unabated one week after the police killing of Michael Brown, Jr., zones of Twitter and the left media predominantly sympathetic to the protesters began angrily criticizing looters. 2,949 more words

Join Conscience in Parliament

John McDonnell MP will be hosting a Conscience event in Parliament
as part of his ‘People’s Parliament’ series


Wednesday 11th February 2015 at 18:30–21:30
House of Commons… 110 more words

1. News & Events

Castaway

I’m not the most eloquent speaker but this needs to be said
Because a community is engulfed in flames
And a young man is dead. 188 more words

Social Commentary

Ferguson: A Portrait of Brokenness

Immediately following the shooting of Michael Brown there was much civil unrest. Protestors took to the streets. Many chanted and yelled. Others looted business. August 9, 2014, and the days following, have been tense. 1,308 more words

Jesus Christ

the day after

I waited to read the news.  and I’m crying, of course.

I’m moved by the images of protest in Ferguson and across the country – in particular a sign from Chicago listing the number of deaths by police.  216 more words

Things That Seemed Important At The Time