▶ Laura Flanders | Building Movements Without Shedding Differences: Alicia Garza of #BlackLivesMatter

Alicia Garza, cofounder of #BlackLivesMatter. (Photo: GRITtv)

#BlackLivesMatter was an attempt for us to re-humanize us in a world that so profoundly dehumanizes us, and it was a call to action. 303 more words

Human Rights

Evergreene Digest: Get Up, Stand Up ~ Bruce E. Levine

  • “We are living in a land in which corporate power buys as many politicians as it needs, unjust laws shovel money to the rich, and media substitute entertainment for information.

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Corporate Empire

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Is a New Political System Emerging in This Country?

The New American Order: 1% Elections, The Privatization of the State, a Fourth Branch of Government, and the Demobilization of “We the People” 

By Tom Engelhardt… 353 more words

Corporate Empire

Lee Fang: Mall of America Security Catfished Black Lives Matter Activists, Documents Show

Metadata from some of the documents lists the software that created them as belonging to “Sam Root” at the “Mall of America.” A Facebook account…

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Civil Liberties

Are We the People the Real Problem?

I had an idea for a post, I even started working on it, then I realized I had already done this post. I looked back in the archives and found it, I am re-posting it now. 617 more words


ACLU Targets Obama with New Lawsuit Over Drone Wars, 'Kill List'

‘Public should know who the government is killing, and why it’s killing them,’ says legal director Jameel Jaffer

Jon Queally, staff writer  CommonDreams.org  March 16, 2015 … 795 more words

Civil Liberties