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Thursday 16 April 2009
by  RoCr

The End of Identity Politics

The election of Barack Obama last November 4 was the result of eight years of Constitutional abuse by the George W. Bush administration, at the behest of Transnational major corporations and financial institutions. The unimaginable suffering inflicted on the peoples of the world by U.S. (...)

Thursday 16 April 2009
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Reaction to Oscar Grant Killing

January 17, 2009 - (c)’09 Mumia Abu-Jamal
Like you, I’ve seen the searing phone-camera tape of the killing of 22-year-old Oscar Grant, of Oakland, California.
And although it’s truly a terrible thing to see, it’s almost exceeded by something just as shocking. That’s been how the media has (...)

jeudi 16 avril 2009
par  RoCr

“Affirmative Statement”

Traditionally, Hampshire College has advocated for the oppressed, taking unpopular stands when others have preferred to turn away. In 1977 Hampshire College was the first college in the US to divest from Apartheid South Africa. In 2001 Hampshire was the first college to object to the war in (...)

jeudi 16 avril 2009
par  RoCr

More Than Mardi Gras is Happening Here

In neighborhoods around New Orleans, there’s a buzz of excitement gathering among this city’s Arab population. A new wave of organizing has brought energy and inspiration to a community that is usually content to stay in the background. The movement is youth-led, with student groups rising up on (...)

jeudi 16 avril 2009
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The Year in Hate

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