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I was pretty annoyed at how badly many comments misread my post from last week on the relationship between voting and protest. Just because one doesn’t think these protests should be turned toward support of the Democratic Party doesn’t mean that one shouldn’t vote. It just means that there’s a place for voting and a […]
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I completely agree with the view that the new generation of activists coming into their own due to the protests against police violence have every reason to be skeptical of the political system. And I completely agree that they should not become an adjunct of the Biden campaign or any other Democratic campaign this fall […]
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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 globe, the most dramatic revolution of the moment is taking place in the shadows of the towering mountains of […]

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 Jus

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Organizers of the Past

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On July 16, 2019
This is a good remembrance of the Nicaraguan solidarity movement of the 1980s and how organizers did what they could to stop Reagan’s illegal actions there. A few weeks later, a group of religious activists met at the Kirkridge Retreat Center in eastern Pennsylvania and created what they called “A Pledge of Resistance.” Those who […]
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