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Who benefits from public fear?

Kiah Earl

Moral panics maintains hegemony and serve to justify the agendas of those in positions of power (ex. government, CEOs).

Hegemony: the social, cultural, ideological, or economic influence exerted by a dominant group. 287 more words

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Chris Hedges Interviews Stanley Cohen

I now report back on my favorite human rights attorney (bar none), Stanley Cohen. I am here to put his name forward. A good place to start is his blog:  275 more words

Palestine

Chris Hedges: Halfway to Freedom

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Aug 28, 2016

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the business of privately-run halfway houses with civil rights attorney Stanley Cohen.

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Politics

Taking BDS Viral: Stanley Cohen OpEd

Just when will an article on Palestinian human rights ever go viral? My hope is NOW.

It is not cheap to make all the news that’s fetid to print. 413 more words

Palestine

BDS is a war Israel can't win

BDS is a war Israel can’t win Israel’s apologists would call the BDS campaign “immoral”, but the slander is laughably false. 1,775 more words

Understanding the School to Prison Pipeline, Cincinnati tour: Avondale

billziegler1947.com/category/prison

America’s prison-industrial-complex becomes an ever larger sector of the global economy with every passing year: it’s not going to change until we own the ability to break the vicious cycle at its deepest roots. 176 more words

Human Rights

Incarceration Industries and US

Prisons, Portfolios and Humans as Resources

Prisons are like factory farms: in an American mindset they are just there. Small town employment opportunities depend on their existence, it’s what holds many small communities together: the jail, the slaughterhouse, the slightly trained health services workers, the armed-services recruitment center. 565 more words

Human Rights