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Zolan Kanno-Youngs has an important piece in the Washington Post about the legal authority for the Trump administration’s deployment of little green men* in Portland. After President Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to send personnel to protect monuments, statues and federal property during continuing protests against racism and police brutality, the Department […]
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A Hero For Our Times

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On June 20, 2020
One of the real heroic acts of the modern age was when Bree Newsome (now Bree Newsome Bass) climbed the flag pole at the South Carolina statehouse to take the down the Treason in Defense of Slavery flag. That act really started the modern era of attacking and now defeating the racist revanchist elements of […]

Chile’s Protests

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On October 27, 2019

Will Bunch on the protests in Chile and how they were caused by the same U.S. style neoliberalism that has also helped unhinge this nation. In 2019, as an autumn of popular uprisings erupts around the

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Confront the Cops

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On July 18, 2019
Of course Daniel Pantaleo, the murderer of Eric Garner, got off scot-free. Of course he did. That’s because cops are allowed to kill black people with impunity. On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced that it will not file charges against Daniel Pantaleo, the white NYPD officer accused of using a chokehold on Eric Garner, […]
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