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I Could Have Been #SandraBland

That is what kept me silently outraged for weeks. This one hit TOO close to home. They all hit close to home. I have a brother and fiancé that I worry about tirelessly. 137 more words

Know Your Rights Town Hall July 29

Senator Victor Ramirez is hosting a discussion about your rights and interactions with law enforcement.


Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 10 more words

Understanding Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

“Everyone, no discussion of politics and religion, please!”

The chatter of the Mayan apocalypse and Christ’s most certain return that year, which were both initially induced by a Christmas countdown clock email for our desktops, abruptly quieted to a hush of incredulous faces and gasps at the outright authority in my supervisor’s Irish flavored scolding to our office. 1,730 more words

Tri-state Freethinkers

Know your rights: Harassment in the workplace

Earlier this week, Wall Street executive Benjamin Wey was ordered to pay former employee Hanna Bouveng a whopping $18 million after he allegedly forced her to have sex with him before firing her. 55 more words


A Financial Control Board Proposal for Puerto Rico — Medium

Back in January, I wrote a piece about how Jeffrey Gundlach was wrong about Puerto Rico’s default risk — “I don’t care if securities flop around,” Gundlach said, they will find a way to pay. 3,452 more words


Rent Laws: Know Your Rights

Senator Daniel Squadron is sending the following message to community members in regards to recent changes in rent laws:

Dear Friend,

But your protections as a rent regulated tenant do NOT expire. 201 more words


A guide to your first protest

So, you’ve decided to flex your right to protest and are going to your very first march, demo, or other direct action. Great! More people should be politically active and in these trying times, every activist counts. 3,800 more words