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Vale Gough Whitlam

A Letter of Thanks.

Dear Mr Whitlam,

In a world awash with US media, we’ve no shortage of examples of great leaders; Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jnr., the Founding Fathers. 1,650 more words

Mental Meandering

Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville

When choosing who or what I wanted to research I looked through my notes, and Jean Isidore Grandville was written in big letters, underlined, and bolded; His influence was a successful transformation from societal unrest to political change, and and I made sure future me would remember. 221 more words

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Demonstrations Planned for Wednesday in Albuquerque and Santa Fe on National Day of Protest Against Police Violence

By DAVID CORREIA

Each October 22nd, anti-police violence activists throughout the U.S. observe a national day of protest against police brutality. What began in Los Angeles and New York in 1996 is now organized nationally as the “ 527 more words

New Mexico

Hey, White People Like Me: This Is More Than an "Inconvenience"

I keep thinking how I have got to get out of St. Louis, this backward place, this racists’ haven. How I can’t live in a city where cops kill unarmed kids and the majority of the city rolls their eyes at anyone who has anything to say about it. 305 more words

2 Pennies

Observing a manifestation against "multinational tyranny"

This afternoon on my way back home from the library, I came across an anti-capitalist demonstration in the core of Geneva’s commercial center. This might be surprising for the non-Swiss person, associating Geneva with professionals from the UN, scientists from  834 more words

Politics

Activism Vs. Angryism: Racial Identity and Responsibility - Why I'm Not Going to Ferguson, MO

Earlier this week I was presented with an opportunity to go to Ferguson, MO to participate in a large demonstration set to take place there in the next coming weeks. 354 more words

Culture

The politics of now.

The News was always there.

It landed in the driveway every morning.

It was broadcast every evening at dinnertime.

But back then I was busy doing homework, worrying that my hair was too straight—or maybe not straight enough—and listening to Cousin Brucie on the transistor radio hidden under my pillow. 554 more words

Adrian Fogelin