Posts Tagged ‘protest’

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The feature-length film, “We are Many,” tells the story of the biggest protest in history and its enduring legacy.

‘We are Many’: anti-Iraq War documentary showered with plaudits

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NY Times Goes to Baltimore, Finds Only Police Worth Talking To

Whose tale was it, though? Here’s the first six citations from the Times story:

  • “police said”

  • “police said”

  • “police also reported”

  • “police said”

  • “state and city officials said”

  • “police acknowledged”

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How a Protest Against Money in Politics was Spun as a Story on Terrorism

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Helicopter lands on White House lawn, 4.15.15

“We’re heading full-throttle toward a breakdown,” Hughes told the paper of the Citizens United case. “There’s no question that we need government, but we don’t have to accept that it’s a corrupt government that sells out to the highest bidder. We can have a government that works for the people, that answers to the people, that can only take money from the people in small amounts.”

The pilot, Doug Hughes, wants Citizen’s United overturned and the corruption addressed. Hey, what a radical idea?

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Muse say new album ‘Drones’ is ‘a modern metaphor for what it is to lose empathy’

And there’s a behind the scenes concert vid at the link.

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Surprise! Americans don’t like Gestapo free-for-alls in their hometowns.

#Gitmo2Chicago: protests target police ‘black site’

Some of us have been warning about this glaringly fascist shit since the 80s and before. Anyone remember COINTELPRO?

Six people and multiple Chicago attorneys came forward to the Guardian this week with detailed accounts of police holding suspects and witnesses for sustained periods of detention inside Homan Square, without public records, access to attorneys or being read their most basic rights – involving what they said included shackling, physical abuse and being “disappeared” from legal counsel and family. The Guardian’s recent investigation into Chicago police brutality began the week before, with a two-part account of the tactics of Detective Richard Zuley, who went fromChicago homicide investigatorto Guantánamo Bay torturer.