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Law Enforcement Has Quietly Backed Anti-Protest Bills in at Least 8 States Since Trump’s Election

A focus on Minneapolis/Minnesota but includes bills pending in several other states.

 Law Enforcement Has Quietly Backed Anti-Protest Bills in at Least 8 States Since Trump’s Election.  2,029 more words
Militarism

Facebook is a tyranny – and our government isn't built to stop it

America’s founders didn’t envision the power of the corporation. We need a new structure for self-governance that can counter 21st-century monopolies

Melissa K Scanlan  The Guardian… 757 more words

Constitutional Rights

HOMELAND SECURITY COMPILING DATABASE OF JOURNALISTS AND ‘MEDIA INFLUENCERS’

As part of its “media monitoring,” the DHS seeks to track more than 290,000 global news sources as well as social media in over 100 languages, including Arabic, Chinese and Russian, for instant translation into English. 1,049 more words

Constitutional Rights

GETTING BEYOND WAR AND MILITARISM: THE TO-DO LIST

This is a good list, if a bit overwhemling (but then so is what we are facing). What it doesn’t cover is the overview, what Dorothy Day stated when she said “Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system” and she was not referring to democracy but to what has now been called neoliberalism, casino captalism, campitalism on steroids, where the weapons manufacturing  CEO’s are the the .01 percent of the 1 percent and that’s just the tip of the iceberg where money for arms manufacturing is concerned, including nuclear weapons: Militarization abroad, Militarization at home.   877 more words

Activism

Good News: Free Speech Victories! in Minnesota

 “The First Amendment is the foundation stone of our democracy, and we must be constantly vigilant in its defense. …”

Tara Houska, a First Nation Citizen, activist, and attorney expresses objections to the Duluth City Council about proposed riot gear for the city police force… 580 more words

Activism

Snowden Explains How the Deep State Influences Presidents

As for this idea that there is a Deep State, now the Deep State is not just the intelligence agencies, it is really a way of referring to the career bureaucracy of government.

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Constitutional Rights

March for Our Lives St. Paul, Minnesota Style

On March 24, 2018, joining thousands upon thousands of other marchers around the country and around the world, 18,000 students and friends marched from Harriet Island on the Mississippi River in St. 130 more words

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