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Last of the Summer's Clark Park Film Series: "5 Broken Cameras," a Protest in Palestine

Tonight at 7:30 in Clark Park the Philadelphia International Action Center will show the film 5 Broken Cameras, a documentary of protests in Bil’in, a Palestinian town that abuts the Israeli West Bank barrier. 278 more words

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What does Ferguson look like from outside the US?

Unsurprisingly, countries that tend to get scolded on human rights by the US are rejoicing and publicising the problems facing the US in Ferguson. I can’t say I blame them, no matter how they’re reported, events in… 27 more words

Conflict

Illegality

I find it odd how people think they can pick and choose which laws they want to obey. Law is law. You fight the law on this issue but you’re so quick to dial 911 when… 267 more words

Did the Ferguson, MO police arrest innocent bystanders during Michael Brown protests?

Lawsuit alleges Ferguson police arrested innocent bystanders (“A federal lawsuit alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.”) 23 more words

Jay Leiderman

Naya Pakistaniii?

I took a midday nap. It’s not a usual part of my routine but I was exceptionally sleepy today so the nap was unavoidable. I’m up and dressed for dinner with friends. 363 more words

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Lawsuit claims police brutality, wrongful arrests at Ferguson shooting protests

ST. LOUIS – A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. 429 more words

World

#Anonymous calls #OpGCHQ tonight in UK

Attention, UK Spooks, Feds, and other governmental-type security professionals! Anonymous would like to let you know: it’s ON!

The UK is one of the most survielled countries in the world in significant part because of GCHQ, an organization so secretive that although it’s got a big, splashy website, you have to drill down a few pages to actually find out… 1,033 more words

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